Winners, losers and future prospects: The economic geography of transition countries

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The world's population continues to move towards cities and urban areas. Image: REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Klaus Desmet
Altshuler Professor of Cities, Regions and Globalisation, Southern Methodist University
Dávid Krisztián Nagy
Junior Researcher, Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI)
Dzhamilya Nigmatulina
PhD student, LSE
Nathaniel Young
Principal Economist, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
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Based on 100 km2 grid squares for the period 1990-2015. Bar heights convey population changes, with red bars denoting population increases and grey bars indicating decreases. Beige areas without bars are places with population changes of less than 200 people. Image: European Commission/Columbia University/Vox
Each dot represents a 1° by 1° cell in the regions from 2005 data. Image: G-Econ dataset
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Localised population density is a measure of the number of people living within 5 km of a person, discounted by distance. The unit of change is the number of people in a 5 km radius. Image: European Commission/Columbia UniversityVox
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