We put forward a new theoretical framework to study the development of mega-city regions and metropolitan areas under the recent national strategy of new-type urbanisation and rural vitalisation.
Yanhua Zhang is a Master's student in Urban and Economic Geography at the College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University. He received his bachelor's degree in Shenzhen Tourism Collage of Jinan University. His research interests include urbanization, rural transformation and human geography.He previously researched on the relationship between urban communications and tourism development and did some government consulting work about regional population development. Now, he is working regional development and regional planning.