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Managing the city economy : challenges and strategies in developing countries / Le-Yin Zhang.

By: Zhang, Le-Yin.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: HT321 .Z43 2015Publication: London ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015Description: xxii, 290 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780415661768 (pbk.); 0415661765 (pbk.); 9780415661751 (hbk.); 0415661757 (hbk.).Subject(s): Urban economics | Urbanization -- Developing countries | Economic development -- Developing countries | Regional economics -- Developing countries
Contents:
Pt. 1 Contexts: Understanding the field -- 1. Cities in a contemporary context -- 2. The purpose of managing the city economy -- 3. The developmental challenge for city managers -- pt. 2 Theory: Conceptualizing realities -- 4. The nature of the city economy -- 5. The rationale and scope for city-level public interventions -- 6. Frequently used conceptual and theoretical frameworks -- pt. 3 Practice: Managing sectoral growth -- 7. Making manufacturing work -- 8. Promoting exports of services -- 9. Exploring the potential of cities as transport junctions and logistics centres -- 10. Managing urban real estate -- pt. 4 Practice: Managing cross-cutting issues -- 11. Tackling urban poverty -- 12. Exploiting a low-carbon transition -- 13. Dealing with the informal urban economy -- pt. 5 Practice: Laying the foundation for long-term development -- 14. Formulating and evaluating a city development strategy -- 15. Safeguarding municipal finance -- 16. Investing in people -- 17. Developing appropriate infrastructure -- 18. Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Pt. 1 Contexts: Understanding the field -- 1. Cities in a contemporary context -- 2. The purpose of managing the city economy -- 3. The developmental challenge for city managers -- pt. 2 Theory: Conceptualizing realities -- 4. The nature of the city economy -- 5. The rationale and scope for city-level public interventions -- 6. Frequently used conceptual and theoretical frameworks -- pt. 3 Practice: Managing sectoral growth -- 7. Making manufacturing work -- 8. Promoting exports of services -- 9. Exploring the potential of cities as transport junctions and logistics centres -- 10. Managing urban real estate -- pt. 4 Practice: Managing cross-cutting issues -- 11. Tackling urban poverty -- 12. Exploiting a low-carbon transition -- 13. Dealing with the informal urban economy -- pt. 5 Practice: Laying the foundation for long-term development -- 14. Formulating and evaluating a city development strategy -- 15. Safeguarding municipal finance -- 16. Investing in people -- 17. Developing appropriate infrastructure -- 18. Conclusion.

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