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Book
African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization: Employment, politics, and prospects for change

The much heralded growth and transformation of many economies in sub-Saharan Africa over the last decade continues to receive prominent attention in academic scholarship and among policy practitioners...

Discrimination in employment Economic development Rural development
Journal Article
Urban Service Delivery in Africa and the Role of International Assistance

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

Local government Urban planning Urbanization
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 Special Issue
Urban Governance and Service Delivery in sub-Saharan Africa

This special issue comprises UNU-WIDER research focusing on key governance challenges related to addressing gaps in urban service delivery in sub-Saharan Africa...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Decision making (Public administration) Public goods
Research Brief
Supporting Design of Green Cities

Development of green cities is one way to help address problems associated with climate change...

Urban planning Economic assistance and foreign aid Sustainable development
Working Paper
Foreign Aid, Urbanization and Green Cities

Rapid urbanization, and particularly the associated problems of urban poverty, unsustainable development and environmental degradation, pose an enormous challenge to many developing countries...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Sustainable development Urban planning
Blog
From The Editor's Desk (December 2012)

Tony Addison This year has rushed by at speed. For UNU-WIDER it’s been a year of big successes. We will have published some 110 working papers by the end of December, up from 96 in 2011 (go here for the latest list)...

Economic development Climate change Environment
Research Brief
Urban Service Delivery in Africa and the World Bank

Various studies have shown that there is a positive correlation between urban population levels and gross national income...

Central planning Local government Urban planning
Book
Latin American Urban Development into the 21st Century: Towards a Renewed Perspective on the City

According to UN-Habitat, Latin America is the most urbanized region in the world...

Quality of life Urban economics Urban planning
Book
Urbanization and Development in Asia: Multidimensional Perspectives

The 20th century was one of rapid urbanization—that is urbanization by urban growth, and by rural-to-urban migration...

Economic development Urban economics Urban planning
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (June-July 2012)

Tony Addison I started writing this ‘From the Editor’s Desk’ in Accra, to the sound of an African drum band, preparing for a ceremony to mark the launch of the joint University of Ghana-UNU-WIDER Research and Post-Graduate Teaching ...

Informal sector Environmental aspects (Economic development) Economic development
Blog
Urbanization and Development in Asia: Linkages with Globalization and Migration

Lorraine Telfer-Taivainen The Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary, was the venue for the launch on 16 June 2012 of the just-published UNU-WIDER book Urbanization and Development in Asia: Multidimensional Perspectives , edited by Jo...

Economic development Economic growth Emigration and immigration
Working Paper
Donor Assistance and Urban Service Delivery in Africa

Sub-Saharan African cities have been growing at historically unprecedented rates. Since the early 1970s, they have welcomed international assistance involving a succession of major thematic objectives...

Central planning Local government Urban planning
Book Chapter
Creating Place for the Displaced: Migration and Urbanization in Asia

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Emigration and immigration Urban economics Urban planning
Book Chapter
Moderating Urbanization and Managing Growth: Can Colombo Prevent the Emerging Chaos?

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Economic development Economic policy Urban planning
Book Chapter
Women and Landed Property in Urban India: Negotiating Closed Doors and Windows of Opportunity

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Government spending policy Land tenure Urban planning
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