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The geopolitics of African urban transformation

Thomas Goodfellow

Africa is undergoing an urban revolution which is taking place in the context of a sea change in global geopolitics Cities are now firmly on the international development agenda. They have a dedicated Sustainable Development Goal – number 11 – as well as UN-HABITAT’s New Urban Agenda, both the product of years of work. Among many other recent programmes of urban research, … Continue reading

15 December 2017 by
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Property taxation and economic development: Lessons from Rwanda and Ethiopia – new Global Political Economy Brief

A new SPERI Global Political Economy Brief, published today, presents new research findings by SPERI Associate Fellow Dr Tom Goodfellow on property taxation and economic development in Rwanda and Ethiopia. Download the new brief. The new Brief charts the rapid urbanisation that has taken place in recent decades in Rwanda and Ethiopia, two of the world’s poorest, but most rapidly … Continue reading

22 September 2016 by
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