Tuesday, November 19 / 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Executive Room

Session 54
Linkages between Urban, Peri-Urban and Rural Areas

Chair: Samuel Agyei-Mensah, University of Ghana
Discussant: Ayaga A. Bawah, University of Ghana

1. The Health Transition among Urban Migrants and Rural Stayers in South AfricaStephen McGarvey, Brown University; Francesc Gomez-Olive, Harvard University; Mark Collinson, University of the Witwatersrand; Chantel Pheiffer, Brown University; Carren Ginsburg, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; Stephen Tollman, University of the Witwatersrand; Sadson Harawa, University of the Witwatersrand; Michael J. White, Brown University.

2. Can Urbanization Improve Household Welfare? Evidence from EthiopiaTsega Gebrekristos Mezgebo, Ethiopian Civil Service University; Kibrom Araya Abay, international livestock research institute; Meron Endale, private consultant.

3. Population Dynamics, Foreign Direct Investment and Urban Agglomeration in Sub-Saharan AfricaChigozie Nelson Nkalu, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

4. La migration des filles et leurs insertions en ville : cas de Brazzaville en République du Congo*Jovial Koua oba, Ministère Du Plan.

Click on a name for contact information
Click on a title to see the abstract
Click on the room name to see a floor plan

 Other sessions on Maximizing Benefits of Urbanization