Urban Development in Punjab: A Political Economy Analysis
Umair Javed, Dr. Husnain Fateh and Sohaib Athar
This policy brief examines how insufficient urban planning is leading to poor infrastructure, lacking public services and unaffordable housing in Pakistani cities. As a consequence, the potential benefits of urban agglomeration - such as lower production costs, increased entrepreneurship and job creation - have been foregone. Without a sound policy for urban development, Pakistan is being denied the full economic and social advantages cities offer.
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