Urban Fringe Land Markets: An Economic Analysis

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  • Author :Kiran Wadhva
  • Year of Publication :1983
  • ISBN: :0000000930
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XII, 212
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Geography, Urban Studies

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About the Book :

The problems relating to land markets operations in urban fringe areas have aroused substantial interest among economists, geographers and planners today. Increasing land values, speculation in land and a sprawled pattern of urban development are some of the phenomena associates with industrialization and urbanization. The present volume is one of the few theoretical studies in the areas in India by an economist. In selecting Ahmadabad City for a case study, the author has been able to illustrate the related problems in a growing urban area. Dr. Kiran Wadhva's exploratory study falls in the new and growing area of research in Urban Economics and constitutes a first step in the understanding of the problems of the urban fringe.

About Author :

Kiran Wadhva is Assistant Professor at Sardar Patel Institute of Economics and Social Research, Ahmadabad. She received her Ph. D. degree from Gujarat University. She holds an M.S. degree from the Delhi School of Economics (Delhi University). She has taught in colleges of Delhi and at Gujarat University as also at the School of Planning, Ahmadabad. Her major interests lie in the fields of regional Economics and urban economics.