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作者 Bank, The World
書名 Urban China : Toward Efficient, Inclusive, and Sustainable Urbanization
出版項 Washington : World Bank Publications, 2014
©2014
國際標準書號 9781464803864 (electronic bk.)
9781464802065
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說明 1 online resource (840 pages)
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附註 Front Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Executive Summary -- Abbreviations -- Overview -- Introduction -- Achievements and Emerging Challenges -- 1 China's Urbanization Achievements -- 2 Efficiency -- 3 Inclusion -- 4 Sustainability -- The Reform Agenda -- 5 A Strategy for Reform -- 6 Reforming China's Land Management -- 7 Reforming Hukou, Social Services, and Labor Market Institutions -- 8 Reforming Urban Finance -- 9 Promoting Greener Urbanization -- 10 Ensuring Food Security -- 11 Timing, Sequencing, and Risks -- Part II Supporting Reports -- 1 Urbanization and Economic Growth -- Introduction -- Urbanization and growth at a crossroads -- Agglomeration, specialization, and mobility -- More efficient, inclusive, and sustainable urbanization and growth -- China's growth dividends from the new urbanization trajectory -- Notes -- References -- 2 Planning and Connecting Cities for Greater Diversity and Livability -- Introduction -- Enhancing efficiency and agglomeration economies in China -- Connecting people, linking businesses -- Financing China's cities -- Key actions moving forward -- Notes -- References -- 3 Inclusive Urbanization and Rural-Urban Integration -- Inclusive urbanization: Vision, major challenges, and key reforms -- Ensuring equitable access to social services in urban areas -- Social policy reforms and rural-urban integration -- Strengthening institutions for an inclusive and productive labor market -- Notes -- References -- 4 China's Urbanization and Land: A Framework for Reform -- Introduction -- Land and urbanization in China -- International approaches and experiences -- China's land pilots: Guidance for the national reform agenda -- A framework for land policy reform -- Notes -- References -- 5 China's Urbanization and Food Security -- Introduction
China's food demand and supply projection in international comparison -- Resource constraints to agricultural production -- Supply, changing consumption, and demand -- Policy recommendations -- Notes -- References -- 6 Financing Urbanization -- Introduction -- Urbanization in transition and its implication for financing -- Financing urbanization in 2013: Key issues -- Reform considerations for China -- The reform agenda and expected payoffs -- Annex 6A A technical note on the urbanization finance model -- Notes -- References -- 7 Green Urbanization -- Introduction -- The challenge of sustainable urban growth -- The rising cost of environmental degradation -- Green governance must match China's green ambitions -- Sustainable sector policies are closely aligned with green objectives -- Cities where a billion people want to live and work -- Annex 7A Smart Greening -- Annex 7B Illustrative framework and analytical tools for urban energy and emissions reduction planning -- Notes -- References -- Annex 7B References -- Boxes -- Figures -- Maps -- Tables -- Back Cover
In the last 30 years, China's record economic growth lifted half a billion people out of poverty, with rapid urbanization providing abundant labor, cheap land, and good infrastructure. While China has avoided some of the common ills of urbanization, strains are showing as inefficient land development leads to urban sprawl and ghost towns, pollution threatens people's health, and farmland and water resources are becoming scarce. With China's urban population projected to rise to about one billion - or close to 70 percent of the country's population - by 2030, China's leaders are seeking a more coordinated urbanization process. Urban China is a joint research report by a team from the World Bank and the Development Research Center of China's State Council which was established to address the challenges and opportunities of urbanization in China and to help China forge a new model of urbanization. The report takes as its point of departure the conviction that China's urbanization can become more efficient, inclusive, and sustainable. However, it stresses that achieving this vision will require strong support from both government and the markets for policy reforms in a number of area. The report proposes six main areas for reform: first, amending land management institutions to foster more efficient land use, denser cities, modernized agriculture, and more equitable wealth distribution; second, adjusting the hukou household registration system to increase labor mobility and provide urban migrant workers equal access to a common standard of public services; third, placing urban finances on a more sustainable footing while fostering financial discipline among local governments; fourth, improving urban planning to enhance connectivity and encourage scale and agglomeration economies; fifth, reducing environmental pressures through more efficient resource
management; and sixth, improving governance at the local level
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Bank, The World Urban China : Toward Efficient, Inclusive, and Sustainable Urbanization Washington : World Bank Publications,c2014 9781464802065
主題 Urbanization -- China.;Urbanization -- China -- History -- 21st century
Electronic books
Alt Author Council, Development Research Center of the State
Bank, The World
Council, Development Research Center of
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