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From Bangalore to the Bay Area: Comparative urban growth patterns across the pacific rim

Developing nations are moving toward Western-style ways of living, resulting in land- and resource intensive development. What does the globalization of the American suburb mean for the global environment? This project addresses the question through quantitative and qualitative analysis of case studies from China, India and the U.S.

Principal Investigators:

Karen Seto

Margaret O'Mara

Funding Year: 
North America
Research Areas: 
Natural Capital