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Published: 28 March 2020

328 Pages

ISBN: 9780190121112

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Dhaka's Changing Landscape

Prospects for Economic Development, Social Change, and Shared Prosperity

Author Rita Afsar and Authaor Mahabub Hossain

  • Use of longitudinal data generated from three rounds of repeat surveys conducted in 1991, 1998 and 2010 of the same cross-sections of 600 slum and non-slum households randomly selected from four wards of Dhaka city
  • Examines the link between migration motivation and migration outcomes
  • Provides a systematic review of urban proverty
  • Analyses progress made in employment options and occupational mobility for cross-sections
  • Highlights the scope and conditions for income growth and equitable distribution; social and human capital development; quality of life; and changes in attitudes, aspiration and gender, and generational values and relations since the 1990s
  • Examines best practices and types of policies and governance framework necessary to turn Dhaka's demographic transition to sustained economic growth

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