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  1. Library Resource
    January, 2013
    India

    This paper investigates the urbanization
    of the Indian manufacturing sector by combining enterprise
    data from formal and informal sectors. It finds that plants
    in the formal sector are moving away from urban and into
    rural locations, while the informal sector is moving from
    rural to urban locations. Although the secular trend for
    India's manufacturing urbanization has slowed down, the
    localized importance of education and infrastructure has

  2. Library Resource
    April, 2013
    India

    The report is organized into three
    chapters: chapter two looks at the pace and patterns of
    India's urbanization, providing a 100-year perspective
    on demographic shifts and a 20-year perspective on the
    spatial distribution of jobs across India's portfolio
    of settlements. The review is based on a careful, spatially
    detailed analysis of data from economic and demographic
    censuses, annual surveys of industry, national sample

  3. Library Resource
    February, 2013
    India

    This note summarizes the key findings of
    the attached consultant report. India is still primarily a
    rural, agrarian economy in which land use and land rights
    are an emotional issue. Prior to 1990 the presumption was
    that only residual land (non agricultural) would be made
    available for industrial use and because the state was the
    principal industrial investor the state would acquire any
    land needed. After 1990 the expectation was that private

  4. Library Resource
    September, 2013
    India

    In India, land continues to be of
    enormous economic, social, and symbolic relevance. The way
    in which land can be accessed and its ownership documented
    is at the core of the livelihood of the large majority of
    the poor, especially in rural and tribal areas and
    determines the extent to which increasingly scarce natural
    resources are managed. Land policies and administration are
    critical determinants of the transaction cost associated

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