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Bhutan Urban Policy Notes : Regional Development and Economic Transformation (English)

Despite its small absolute size and population, Bhutan is the most rapidly urbanizing country in South Asia. This urbanization has coincided with strong economic growth as the country shifts toward an economy based on contributions from manufacturing and services clustered in and around cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 138062 JAN 01, 2019

Mason,David; Menon Parameswaran,Balakrishna; Khan,Zahed Hossain; Tshering,Dechen; Belle,Arati Disclosed

Toward inclusive urban service delivery in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (English)

Urbanization has provided opportunities for economic growth and poverty reduction in countries all over the world. Cities are well positioned to provide services due to the economies of scale that the density and spatial concentration of people and firms allow. ... See More +

Working Paper 120718 OCT 01, 2017

Baker,Judy L.; Nguyen,Huong Mai; Mason,David; Brhane,Meskerem; Garzón, Hernando; Singh,Gayatri; Velez,Jean Paul Disclosed

Toward inclusive urban service delivery in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (Mongolian)

Urbanization has provided opportunities for economic growth and poverty reduction in countries all over the world. Cities are well positioned to provide services due to the economies of scale that the density and spatial concentration of people and firms allow. ... See More +

Working Paper 120718 OCT 01, 2017

Baker,Judy L.; Nguyen,Huong Mai; Mason,David; Brhane,Meskerem; Garzón, Hernando; Singh,Gayatri; Velez,Jean Paul English Disclosed

Making cities work for Central America : urbanization review (English)

Central America is undergoing an important transition, with urban populations increasing at accelerated speeds, bringing pressing challenges as well as opportunities to boost sustained, inclusive and resilient growth. current rates of urbanization, the region’s urban population will double in size by 2050, welcoming over 25 million new urban dwellers, calling for better infrastructure, higher coverage and quality of urban services and greater employment opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18375 JUN 01, 2016

Maria,Augustin Disclosed

Stocktaking of the housing sector in Sub-Saharan Africa : challenges and opportunities (Vol. 2) : Bilan du secteur du logement en Afrique subsaharienne : défis et opportunités - main report (French)

This main report is about Africa that is rapidly urbanizing and will lead the world’s urban growth in the coming decades. Currently, Africa is the least‐urbanized continent, accommodating 11.3 percent of the world’s urban population, and the Sub‐Saharan region is the continent’s least‐urbanized area. ... See More +

Working Paper 101153 MAR 01, 2016

Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Lozano Gracia,Nancy; Mason,David; Lall,Somik V.; Dasgupta,Basab; Young, Cheryl English Disclosed

Stocktaking of the housing sector in Sub-Saharan Africa : challenges and opportunities : Bilan du secteur du logement en Afrique subsaharienne : défis et opportunités - summary report (French)

This main report is about Africa that is rapidly urbanizing and will lead the world’s urban growth in the coming decades. Currently, Africa is the least‐urbanized continent, accommodating 11.3 percent of the world’s urban population, and the Sub‐Saharan region is the continent’s least‐urbanized area. ... See More +

Working Paper 101153 MAR 01, 2016

Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Lozano Gracia,Nancy; Mason,David; Lall,Somik V.; Dasgupta,Basab; Young, Cheryl English Disclosed

Stocktaking of the housing sector in Sub-Saharan Africa : challenges and opportunities (English)

Africa is the globe’s least-urbanized continent, accommodating 11.3 percent of the world’s urban population, and the Sub-Saharan region is the continent’s least-urbanized area. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS7243 DEC 01, 2015

Parby,Jonas Ingemann Disclosed

Stocktaking of the housing sector in Sub-Saharan Africa : challenges and opportunities (Vol. 2) : main report (English)

This main report is about Africa that is rapidly urbanizing and will lead the world’s urban growth in the coming decades. Currently, Africa is the least‐urbanized continent, accommodating 11.3 percent of the world’s urban population, and the Sub‐Saharan region is the continent’s least‐urbanized area. ... See More +

Working Paper 101153 JAN 01, 2015

Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Lozano Gracia,Nancy; Mason,David; Lall,Somik V.; Dasgupta,Basab; Young, Cheryl French Disclosed

Stocktaking of the housing sector in Sub-Saharan Africa : challenges and opportunities : summary report (English)

This main report is about Africa that is rapidly urbanizing and will lead the world’s urban growth in the coming decades. Currently, Africa is the least‐urbanized continent, accommodating 11.3 percent of the world’s urban population, and the Sub‐Saharan region is the continent’s least‐urbanized area. ... See More +

Working Paper 101153 JAN 01, 2015

Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Lozano Gracia,Nancy; Mason,David; Lall,Somik V.; Dasgupta,Basab; Young, Cheryl Disclosed

Access to affordable and low-income housing in East Asia and the Pacific (English)

Across the world, the housing sector plays a key role in local and national economies, and expanding access to housing can encourage more equitably shared economic growth. ... See More +

Other Urban Study 92994 JAN 01, 2014

Brhane, Meskerem; Mason, David; Payne, Geoff; Monkkonen, Paavo Disclosed

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Bhutan Urban Policy Notes : Regional Development and Economic Transformation (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 138062 Working Paper
Toward inclusive urban service delivery in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120718 Working Paper
Toward inclusive urban service delivery in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (Mongolian)
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OCT 01, 2017 120718 Working Paper English
Making cities work for Central America : urbanization review (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 ACS18375 Working Paper
Stocktaking of the housing sector in Sub-Saharan Africa : challenges and opportunities (Vol. 2) : Bilan du secteur du logement en Afrique subsaharienne : défis et opportunités - main report (French)
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MAR 01, 2016 101153 Working Paper English
Stocktaking of the housing sector in Sub-Saharan Africa : challenges and opportunities : Bilan du secteur du logement en Afrique subsaharienne : défis et opportunités - summary report (French)
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MAR 01, 2016 101153 Working Paper English
Stocktaking of the housing sector in Sub-Saharan Africa : challenges and opportunities (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 AUS7243 Working Paper
Stocktaking of the housing sector in Sub-Saharan Africa : challenges and opportunities (Vol. 2) : main report (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 101153 Working Paper French
Stocktaking of the housing sector in Sub-Saharan Africa : challenges and opportunities : summary report (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 101153 Working Paper
Access to affordable and low-income housing in East Asia and the Pacific (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 92994 Other Urban Study