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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

Greater Maputo : urban poverty and inclusive growth (English)

The overall objective of the Maputo Urban Poverty and Inclusive Growth Study is to inform the municipal governments of Maputo and Matola in the Greater Maputo Area (GMA) on how to better target and finance urban poverty reduction programs by building critical knowledge on urban poverty and land-based municipal revenue enhancement. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS22437 JUN 01, 2017

Herzog,Andre; Lall,Somik V.; Baez,Javier; Olinto,Pedro; Simler,Kenneth; Nakamura,Shohei; Zangerling,Bontje Marie; Kim,Hannah; Jones,Dany S.; Stewart,Benjamin P.; Cherkezian,Henry; Lima,Lycia; Barros,Bernardo Weaver; Yepes,Tipo; Oberreiter,Julia Anna; Acioly,Adrienne Janna Disclosed

Greater Maputo : urban poverty and inclusive growth : Grande Maputo : pobreza urbana e crescimento inclusivo (Portuguese)

The overall objective of the Maputo Urban Poverty and Inclusive Growth Study is to inform the municipal governments of Maputo and Matola in the Greater Maputo Area (GMA) on how to better target and finance urban poverty reduction programs by building critical knowledge on urban poverty and land-based municipal revenue enhancement. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS22437 JUN 01, 2017

Herzog,Andre; Lall,Somik V.; Baez,Javier; Olinto,Pedro; Simler,Kenneth; Nakamura,Shohei; Zangerling,Bontje Marie; Kim,Hannah; Jones,Dany S.; Stewart,Benjamin P.; Cherkezian,Henry; Lima,Lycia; Barros,Bernardo Weaver; Yepes,Tito; Oberreiter,Julia Anna; Acioly,Adrienne Janna Disclosed

Uganda - Strengthening Social Risk Management and Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : first pre-implementation support mission - December 18 to 20, 2017 : Greater Maputo : urban poverty and inclusive growth (English)

Aide Memoire 125937 JUN 01, 2017

Herzog,Andre; Lall,Somik V.; Baez Ramirez,Javier Eduardo; Olinto,Pedro; Simler,Kenneth; Nakamura,Shohei; Zangerling,Bontje Marie; Kim,Hannah; Jones,Dany S.; Stewart,Benjamin P.; Cherkezian,Henry; Lima,Lycia; Barros,Bernardo Weaver; Yepes,Tito; Oberreiter,Julia Anna; Acioly,Adrienne Janna 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

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 +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125660 APR 01, 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

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 +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125440 DEC 01, 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
Greater Maputo : urban poverty and inclusive growth (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 ACS22437 Working Paper
Greater Maputo : urban poverty and inclusive growth : Grande Maputo : pobreza urbana e crescimento inclusivo (Portuguese)
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JUN 01, 2017 ACS22437 Working Paper
Uganda - Strengthening Social Risk Management and Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : first pre-implementation support mission - December 18 to 20, 2017 : Greater Maputo : urban poverty and inclusive growth (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 125937 Aide Memoire
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
Is living in African cities expensive? (English)
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APR 01, 2016 125660 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Tenure security premium in informal housing markets : a spatial hedonic analysis (English)
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DEC 30, 2015 WPS7526 Policy Research Working Paper
Tenure security premium in informal housing markets : a spatial hedonic analysis (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 125440 Working Paper (Numbered Series)