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Finance (Urban economics)
Journal Article
Microcredit, Labor, and Poverty Impacts in Urban Mexico

Improved household accessibility to credit is a significant determinant of intra-household allocation of labor resources with important implications for productivity, income, and poverty status...

Microfinance Poverty Finance (Urban economics)
Working Paper
The Efficiency of States and Cities: Is There a Case for Public Land Leasing and Sales to Finance India’s Cities?

In this study an attempt has been made to assess the potential of land as a municipal financing tool in four Indian cities, to enable better public service delivery and attainment of the MDGs...

Land tenure Public investments Public utilities
Working Paper
Solid Wastes, Poverty and the Environment in Developing Country Cities: Challenges and Opportunities

Many cities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America face serious problems managing their wastes. Two of the major problems are the insufficient collection and inappropriate final disposal of wastes...

Environment Recycling (Waste, etc) Finance (Urban economics)
Working Paper
Violent Urbanization and Homogenization of Space and Place: Reconstructing the Story of Sectarian Violence in Beirut

This paper aims at understanding the dynamics of sectarian violence in the city of Beirut, by looking at the early phase of violence in the Lebanese civil war (1975–90), and the process of dividing Beirut into various sectarian enclaves control...

Urban economics Finance (Urban economics) Urban planning
Working Paper
The Gendered Nature of Asset Accumulation in Urban Contexts: Longitudinal Results from Guayaquil, Ecuador

This paper examines the gendered nature of asset accumulation between 1978 and 2004 in Indio Guayas, a low-income community on the periphery of the city of Guayaquil, Ecuador...

Rural development Finance (Urban economics) Women
Book Chapter
The Gendered Nature of Asset Accumulation in Urban Contexts: Longitudinal Results from Guayaquil, Ecuador

From the book: Urbanization and Development

Rural development Finance (Urban economics) Women
Book Chapter
Violent Urbanization and Homogenization of Space and Place: Reconstructing the Story of Sectarian Violence in Beirut

From the book: Urbanization and Development

Urban economics Finance (Urban economics) Urban planning
Book Chapter
Solid Wastes, Poverty and the Environment in Developing Country Cities: Challenges and Opportunities

From the book: Urbanization and Development

Environment Recycling (Waste, etc) Finance (Urban economics)
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