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Urban planning and town foundations

Enflo, Kerstin LU and L. Cermeño, Alexandra LU (2019)
Abstract
Urban growth is crucial for modernisation, and the wave of new towns in China since the 1980s is one example of a strategy employed by policymakers to encourage the process. This column analyses the long-run success of a town foundation policy in Sweden between 1570 and 1810. While the ‘artificially’ created towns failed to grow in the short term, they eventually began to grow and thrive, and today are as resilient as their medieval counterparts.
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voxeu.org
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The evolution regional economies in the Nordic region – A long run approach
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English
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5d4e5cd5-a4d4-4536-8401-30422ab1c046
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2019-01-09 09:06:38
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  abstract     = {Urban growth is crucial for modernisation, and the wave of new towns in China since the 1980s is one example of a strategy employed by policymakers to encourage the process. This column analyses the long-run success of a town foundation policy in Sweden between 1570 and 1810. While the ‘artificially’ created towns failed to grow in the short term, they eventually began to grow and thrive, and today are as resilient as their medieval counterparts.},
  author       = {Enflo, Kerstin and L. Cermeño, Alexandra},
  language     = {eng},
  month        = {01},
  publisher    = {voxeu.org},
  title        = {Urban planning and town foundations},
  url          = {https://voxeu.org/article/urban-planning-and-town-foundations},
  year         = {2019},
}