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09 June 2016

South Africa’s new urban agenda: Transformation or compensation?

Local Economy

The paper provides a critical and constructive assessment of what lies behind these contrasting agendas. It considers the positive and negative features of mega-projects and urban consolidation, with an emphasis on their implications for urban efficiency and social justice. It concludes by stressing the need to reconcile these policies in order to avoid wasteful duplication and damage.

The paper is available for download below:

Local Economy

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