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Urban management: issues and challenges in planning East Asian cities and Seoul

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Frame of Image y Questions ▣ What is needed to continue or even
accelerate the creation of productive employment in the metropolitan area of East Asian Cities? ▣ What is the role of government in establishing dynamic and competitive metropolitan areas in global level?
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Key Issues
▣ Pent-up Urbanization
• Because of rapid economic growth, the East Asia countries have reached levels of industrialization and per capita income that are associated with higher levels of urbanization
▣ A threat to the livability of large cities
• East Asia’s growth is based on exploiting unexhausted scale economies in industry and services, which relies on large cities
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Key Issues
▣ A need for well-managed and wellconnected small and midsized cities
• A big part of the solution lies in the growth of small and midsized cities. • To enable the exploitation of scale economies, these cities will have to be well managed and connected to large cities
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Overview Overview Poorly managed urbanization and policy failures results
Urban poverty growing in scale and extent, especially at the urban rim Latin America and Europe and Central Asia: more than half live in urban area By 2025 two-thirds in these region, a third to almost half in Africa and Asia live in urban area Urban Poverty: material deprivation(commonly income or consumption), squalid living conditions risks to life and health from poor sanitation, air pollution, crime and violence, traffic accidents, and natural disasters; and the breakdown of traditional


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Title Urban management: issues and challenges in planning East Asian cities and Seoul
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Material Type Proceedings
Author(English)

Oh, Byungho

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오병호

Date 2008
Pages 91
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Territorial Development < National Land Development
Holding KDI School of Public Policy and Management