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La politica urbana y el bienestar en el pensamiento económico de Lauchlin Currie (The Economic Thought of Lauchlin Currie)

Sandilands, R.J. (2008) La politica urbana y el bienestar en el pensamiento económico de Lauchlin Currie (The Economic Thought of Lauchlin Currie). In: Conference, Banco de la Republica, 2008-02-01, Bogota, Colombia.

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    Abstract

    The construction sector is an indispensable element in the labour mobility mechanism. This promotes not only faster growth but also better distribution. In Colombia there is still a great imbalance in the allocation of labour, notably between low-paying agriculture and high-paying urban activities. And in cities like Bogota there is urgent need for better balance between where people live and where they work, and for an improvement in the quality of the housing needed and/or demanded by all income groups. All this was covered by Currie in his work on 'taming the megalopolis' through the 'cities-within-cities' approach to urban planning, and in answering the question: 'For whom should houses be built?'

    Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    ID code: 7240
    Keywords: construction sector, economics, colombia, labour market, Commerce
    Subjects: Social Sciences > Commerce
    Department: Strathclyde Business School > Economics
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      Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
      Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2008 10:30
      Last modified: 06 Oct 2012 07:53
      URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/7240

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