Saturday, August 30, 2008

Meeting the Challenges of China’s Growing Cities

The McKinsey Quarterly Podcasts

“Meeting the challenges of China’s growing cities” New research from the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) projects that China's surban population is likely to grow from 600 million today to more than one billion by 2030.

City dwellers typically contribute more to GDP, but the projected increase will also test the ability of China's municipal governments to provide energy, water, health care, and education for their burgeoning population.

By making the right decisions today, China’s urban planners can create better conditions for China’s cities in the future.