State of the World’s Cities 2012/13: The Prosperity of Cities


The latest edition of UN-Habitat’s flagship reports argues that there is a need for a shift in attention around the world in favour of a more robust notion of development – one that looks beyond the narrow domain of economic growth that has dominated ill-balanced policy agendas over the last decades, and includes other vital dimensions such as quality of life, adequate infrastructures, equity and environmental sustainability.

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