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Year 12 – Los Angeles mega city case study

For Tuesday, 16th December:

  • BRIEF history of Los Angeles development as a global city.
  • REASONS for development – Economic, political, physical (location)?
  • Brief outline of current and past development data e.g population growth, average wages, life expectancy. Inequality data?
  • PULL factors to LA from USA and rest of the world.

Consider, also, the push factors away from the city to the suburbs and smaller surrounding towns:

pull factors LA

Useful links:

Why LA is a global city

Details on quality of life, economic development and crime statistics in LA.

One residents view of life in LA

Use the Mumbai case study you completed in class as a guide.