Region Focus

2012

 

Second/Third Quarter 2012

Testing Charter Cities

New cities with better rules might accelerate economic growth in developing nations

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Related Links

Website for Charter Cities nonprofit organization

Fuller, Brandon, and Paul Romer. “Success and the City: How Charter Cities Could Transform the Developing World.” Macdonald-Laurier Institute, April 2012.

Hong Kong in Honduras.” The Economist, Dec. 10, 2011, pp. 65–67.

Overcoming Barriers: Human Mobility and Development” in Human Development Report 2009, United Nations Development Programme, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Romer, Paul. “Technologies, Rules, and Progress: The Case for Charter Cities.” Center for Global Development Essay, March 2010.

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