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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 ...

Economic aspects (Informal sector (Economics)) 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
Opposition Politics and Urban Service Delivery in Kampala, Uganda

Uganda, like other African countries, has implemented reforms to decentralize political authority to local governments and reintroduce multiparty elections...

Central planning Economic policy Local government
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
ICT Sector, Globalization, and Urban Economic Growth: Evidence from Bangalore

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Economic development Globalization Urban economics
Book Chapter
Toward Efficient Urban Form in China

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Land use Economic aspects (Land use)
Book Chapter
Urbanization and the South Asian Enigma: A Case Study of India

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Econometrics Health Economic aspects (Households)
Book Chapter
Re-thinking the Latin American City

From the book: Latin American Urban Development into the 21st Century

Quality of life Urban economics Urban planning
Book Chapter
Urban Violence, Quality of Life, and the Future of Latin American Cities: The Dismal Record So Far and the Search for New Analytical Frameworks to Sustain the Bias towards Hope

From the book: Latin American Urban Development into the 21st Century

Quality of life Urban economics Urbanization
Book Chapter
Cocaine Cities: Exploring the Relationship between Urban Processes and the Drug Trade in South America

From the book: Latin American Urban Development into the 21st Century

Drug traffic Housing Corruption
Book Chapter
Mobility Challenges in Santiago de Chile: Improving Diagnosis and the Need to Shift the Understanding of Urban Inequality from Fixed Enclaves to Mobile Gradients

From the book: Latin American Urban Development into the 21st Century

Equality and inequality Measurement (Poverty) Methodology (Poverty)
Book Chapter
On-Street Upgrading?: Assessing the Consequences of Allocation and Regulation Policy in Santiago de Chile’s Ferias Libres

From the book: Latin American Urban Development into the 21st Century

Commercial policy Farm produce Informal sector (Economics)
Book Chapter
A New Way of Monitoring the Quality of Urban Life in Latin America

From the book: Latin American Urban Development into the 21st Century

Public goods Urban economics Valuation
Book Chapter
Towards a New Research Agenda for 21st Century Latin American Urban Development

From the book: Latin American Urban Development into the 21st Century

Quality of life Urban economics Urban planning
Blog
Urbanization and Development: The Big Questions

Lorraine Telfer-Taivainen In October the London School of Economics and Political Science hosted the launch of Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, edited by Jo Beall, Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis, and Ravi Kanbur (published by Oxf...

Economic development Poverty Rural development
Blog
From the Editor's desk (October 2011)

Tony Addison As autumn moves into winter in Helsinki, it is time to bring you the October edition of UNU-WIDER’s newsletter, WIDER Angle...

Consumption (Economics) Democracy Distribution (Economic theory)
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