Urbanization and the COVID-2019 Pandemic in the World’s Cities: Losing the Benefits of the City or Rethinking of Urban Development?

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The COVID-2019 pandemic has sparked a wave of discussions on further understanding the positive and negative aspects of urbanization, and the possible loss of the city's advantages. The problem has socio-economic, environmental, medical, architectural, managerial aspects and recommendations for changing the strategy of economic development, development of territories and settlement. The need to revise various decisions and types of socio-economic policy and regulation is largely manifested.

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Gurgen L. Gukasyan

The Institute of Oriental Studies; Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

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Email: gukasyan_gl@pfur.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-5930-6870

PhD in Economics, Senior Research Fellow, The Institute of Oriental Studies; Associate Professor of the Department of State and Municipal Management, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

12, Rozhdestvenka str., Moscow, Russian Federation, 107031; 6, Miklukho-Maklaya str., Moscow, Russian Federation, 117198


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