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Working Paper
Absolute poverty lines

Private consumption capabilities form only one facet of comprehensive living standards assessments, but they are an important facet whose measurement should be done well...

Cost effectiveness Poverty Public utilities
Journal Article
Urban Governance and Service Delivery in African Cities: The Role of Politics and Policies

Part of Journal Special Issue Urban Governance and Service Delivery in sub-Saharan Africa

Delivery of goods Policy sciences Public goods
Journal Article
The Efficiency of India's Cities: Is There a Case to Finance Them?

One reason for unsatisfactory public service delivery in Indian cities is that city finances are in poor condition...

Land tenure Public investments Public utilities
Working Paper
Universal Access to Drinking Water: the Role of Aid

Financing and the role of aid within the water sector are poorly understood. We estimate the levels of spending achieved in developing countries during the Millennium Development Goals period to be US$80 billion per year...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Public goods Public utilities
Research Brief
The Politics of Urban Poverty Reduction

Foreign aid has been slow to react to the challenge of urbanization, but must do so if it is to be an effective force going forward...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Measurement (Poverty) Poverty
Journal Article
Small Trade Flows and Preference Utilisation: The Case of the European Union

Part of Journal Special Issue South-South and North-South Trade Agreements

Commercial policy Economic integration Public utilities
Blog
Resilient People, Fragile Governance: Bangladesh Achieving Middle-Income Status (Part 2)
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Lucy Scott Part 1 of this article, which appeared in last month’s issue, discussed the ‘Bangladesh Paradox’ that Bangladesh has made economic and social strides forwards despite having weak governance...

Climatic changes Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
Blog
From the Editor's desk (November 2011)

Tony Addison As we come to the end of November, the snow has yet to arrive in Helsinki...

Economic aspects (Finance) Climatic changes Economic aspects (Raw materials)
Working Paper
Improving Donor Support for Urban Poverty Reduction: A focus on South Asia

The growing urbanization of poverty poses a significant challenge to governments and donors alike, particularly in Asia, which houses 60 per cent of the world’s slum dwellers...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Poverty Measurement (Poverty)
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
Book Chapter
Achieving the Water and Sanitation Millennium Development Goal

From the book: Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

Economic development Public utilities Water
Working Paper
Millennium Development Goal 7: An Assessment of Progress With Respect to Water and Sanitation: Legacy, Synergy, Complacency or Policy?

Access to water and sanitation (target 10) is an important ingredient of quality of life. As per WHO-UNICEF assessments, globally, 77 per cent of population had access to water in 1990...

Economic development Public utilities Water
Book
Utility Privatization and Regulation: A Fair Deal for Consumers?

Latin American countries have now privatized a large number of their utility industries and make more use of market approaches to delivery through networks...

Privatization Public utilities
Book Chapter
Introduction

From the book: Utility Privatization and Regulation

Privatization Public utilities
Book Chapter
Capitalization, Regulation and the Poor: Access to Basic Services in Bolivia

From the book: Utility Privatization and Regulation

Investments, Foreign Poverty Privatization
Book Chapter
The Reform of the Utilities Sector in Spain

From the book: Utility Privatization and Regulation

Public utilities Public welfare Subsidies
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