In conversation: How does technological change impact urbanisation?

Two senior economists discuss the role cities play in supporting economic development of countries


Umar Salam, senior economist in OPM’s Office of the Chief Economist, and Jim Coleman, director of urban economics, discuss how technological change impacts the development of cities, sharing their experiences from projects across low- and middle-income countries in Africa and South Asia.

Find out more about the future economic challenges rapidly urbanising cities face in the video above, and discover more about our work on urbanisation here.

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