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What Course for Urbanisation in India

Nirmala Banerjee It is difficult to predict the course of urbanisation in India. The commonly practised way of predicting it, by historical comparisons with other countries, is full of pitfalls. The other method of predicting it for particular areas, by reference to possible migration, birth and death rates, can be more reliable but often is not, for lack of adequate data and of empirically-based models.

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