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Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 2 : internal migration in Rwanda (English)

The objective of this report is to inform the government’s policies and strategies on urbanization as a driver of economic development, job creation, and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 122175 DEC 08, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 1 : urbanization and the evolution of Rwanda’s urban landscape (English)

The objective of this report is to inform the government’s policies and strategies on urbanization as a driver of economic development, job creation, and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 122174 DEC 07, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 4 : profiling secondary cities in Rwanda - dynamics and opportunities (English)

Reshaping Urbanization in Rwanda: Economic and Spatial Trends and Proposals is an Advisory Services and Analytics (ASA), jointly provided by the Poverty and Equity Global Practice and the Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice at the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 122185 DEC 01, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 3 : urbanization,job creation, and poverty reduction in Rwanda (English)

This note analyzes whether and how the country’s rising urbanization levels (measured primarily by population density) are associated with nonfarm job creation and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 122184 DEC 01, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - synthesis report (English)

Rwanda has demonstrated a remarkable performance in economic growth and poverty reduction in the past decade and a half. With urbanization as an explicit developmental strategy, the government has indeed made significant efforts to prepare a solid foundation on which urban development can take off. ... See More +

Working Paper 122178 DEC 01, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Safeguarding against a reversal in social gains during the economic crisis in Brazil (Portuguese)

This note summarizes the findings of the analysis carried out regarding the poverty and inequality impacts of the ongoing economic crisis in Brazil in 2016 and 2017. ... See More +

Working Paper 112896 JAN 01, 2017

Skoufias,Emmanuel; Nakamura,Shohei; Mayer Gukovas,Renata English Disclosed

Safeguarding against a reversal in social gains during the economic crisis in Brazil (English)

This note summarizes the findings of the analysis carried out regarding the poverty and inequality impacts of the ongoing economic crisis in Brazil in 2016 and 2017. ... See More +

Working Paper 112896 JAN 01, 2017

Skoufias,Emmanuel; Nakamura,Shohei; Mayer Gukovas,Renata Portuguese Disclosed

Is living in African cities expensive ? (English)

Although several studies have examined why overall price levels are higher in richer countries, little is known about whether there is a similar relationship at the urban and city level across countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7641 APR 14, 2016

Nakamura,Shohei; Harati,Rawaa; Lall,Somik V.; Dikhanov,Yuri M.; Hamadeh,Nada; Vigil Oliver,William; Rissanen,Marko Olavi; Yamanaka,Mizuki Disclosed

Tenure security premium in informal housing markets : a spatial hedonic analysis (English)

This paper estimates slum residents' willingness to pay for formalized land tenure in Pune, India. In so doing, it offers evidence that the legal assurance of slum residents' occupancy of their lands could benefit them. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7526 DEC 30, 2015

Nakamura,Shohei Disclosed

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Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 2 : internal migration in Rwanda (English)
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DEC 08, 2017 122175 Working Paper
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 1 : urbanization and the evolution of Rwanda’s urban landscape (English)
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DEC 07, 2017 122174 Working Paper
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 4 : profiling secondary cities in Rwanda - dynamics and opportunities (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122185 Working Paper
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 3 : urbanization,job creation, and poverty reduction in Rwanda (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122184 Working Paper
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - synthesis report (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122178 Working Paper
Safeguarding against a reversal in social gains during the economic crisis in Brazil (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2017 112896 Working Paper English
Safeguarding against a reversal in social gains during the economic crisis in Brazil (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112896 Working Paper Portuguese
Is living in African cities expensive ? (English)
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APR 14, 2016 WPS7641 Policy Research Working Paper
Tenure security premium in informal housing markets : a spatial hedonic analysis (English)
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DEC 30, 2015 WPS7526 Policy Research Working Paper