Private Construction as a General Indicator of Urban Development

  • Boris A. Portnov
  • David Pearlmutter


Overcoming inequalities in the level of socio-economic development among regions is, undoubtedly, a key issue for urban and regional planning worldwide. The importance of this issue has grown in recent years, due to the fact that differentials in development potential between areas have tended to increase rather than narrow (Wong 1995).


Urban Development General Indicator Urban Settlement Land Prex Capita Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Boris A. Portnov
    • 1
  • David Pearlmutter
    • 1
  1. 1.J. Blaustein Institute for Desert ResearchBen-Gurion University of the NegevNegevIsrael

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