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2) Examine the report recently published in economic outlook comparing the growth rate of Developing Asia with the rest of the world. (250 words)

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2) Examine the report recently published in economic outlook comparing the growth rate of Developing Asia with the rest of the world. (250 words)

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Why this question:

The economic outlook update released by the Asian Development Bank recently highlighted that the number of urban inhabitants in ‘Developing Asia’ has increased “almost five-fold since 1970”.

Key demand of the question:

One has to explain the report tracking World Urbanization Prospects data and explain in detail the Developing Asia and compare its growth rate with other countries.

Directive:

ExamineWhen asked to ‘Examine’, we must look into the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should explain why these facts and issues are important and their implications.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Briefly provide for data from the report.

Body:

Explain What is developing Asia? – refers to a group of 45 countries that are members of the ADB.

Then use the statistics provided in the article and highlight the growth of urbanization like Developing Asia’s urbanization rate in 2017 was lower than the average in other developing economies (which stood at 58 per cent) and the average in the developed economies (which stood at 81 per cent) etc. 

Conclusion:

Conclude by highlighting significance of such a change.

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