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Rent control in developing countries (English)

This report is a summary of the major findings produced by the World Bank research project "Rent control in Developing Countries" (RPO 674-01). ... See More +

Publication WDP129 SEP 30, 1991

Malpezzi, Stephen; Ball, Gwendolyn

Welfare analysis of rent control in Brazil : the case of Rio de Janeiro (English)

Rent control is a familiar institution in many cities of the United States and Europe. It is also more common in developing countries than is generally perceived. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper INU83 JUN 30, 1991

Silveira, Ricardo; Malpezzi, Stephen

Cost and benefits of residential rent control in Bangalore India (English)

Some of the empirical findings from this paper are that, costs and benefits differ significantly between, "strictly controlled" and "ordinary controlled" units. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper INU82 JUN 30, 1991

Malpezzi, Stephen; Tewari, Vinod K.

Costs and benefits of rent control : a case study in Kumasi, Ghana (English)

Over the past forty years, rent control has been a feature of housing in Ghana. This study focuses on the housing market in Kumasi, the second largest city in Ghana. ... See More +

Publication WDP74 MAR 31, 1990

Malpezzi, Stephen; Tipple, A. Graham; Willis, Kenneth G.

Cost and benefits of rent control in Kumasi, Ghana (English)

Over the past forty years, rent control has been a feature of housing in Ghana. This study focusses on the housing market in Kumasi, the second largest city in Ghana. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS365 OCT 31, 1989

Malpezzi, Stephen; Tipple, A. Graham; Willis, Kenneth G.; INU; PRE

Measuring the costs and benefits of rent control : case study design (English)

This paper has been written as part of an ongoing research project on rent control in developing countries. That project has three related objectives : 1) survey rent control laws across countries, with special emphasis on developing countries; 2) produce case studies of particular markets, which will estimate the costs and benefits of rent control to landlords, tenants, other households and governments; and 3) integrate the results from the case studies in an internally consistent model of market behavior. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper INU24 JUN 30, 1988

Malpezzi, Stephen; Mayo, Stephen K.; Silviera, Ricardo; Quintos, Carmela

Rent control in developing countries : a framework for analysis (English)

Although rent control has often been treated as the single most important shelter policy issue by project officers and Bank management, amazingly little work has been done to examine rent control laws their effects and alternative methods of decontrol. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper UDD102 SEP 30, 1986

Malpezzi, Stephen; Rydell, C Peter; WUD Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 1 (2) (English)

The impact of agricultural extension: the training and visit system in India. Issues in medium-term macroeconomic adjustment. Shelter strategies for the urban poor in developing countries. ... See More +

Publication 17489 JUL 31, 1986

Feder,Gershon; Fischer,Stanley; Gross,David J.; Levin,Henry M; Malpezzi,Stephen J.; Mayo,Stephen K.; Slade,Roger H.; Srinivasan,Giridhar N. Disclosed

Shelter strategies for the urban poor in developing countries (English)

Rapid growth in many developing-country cities is straining the capacity of their shelter delivery systems. Governments have chosen a variety of implicit and explicit policies to ameliorate these strains. ... See More +

Journal Article 14131 JUL 31, 1986

Mayo, Stephen K.; Malpezzi, Stephen; Gross, David J.

Housing demand in developing countries (English)

This paper reports on research conducted to increase understanding of developing country markets, particularly housing demand behaviour. The objectives of the paper are: (i) to review previous evidence on housing demand parameters; (ii) to present new evidence on housing demand parameters (price and income elasticities and demographic effects) based on application of standardized models and comparable variable definitions in 14 cities in six developing countries; and (iii) to examine the similarities and differences and attempt explanations for place-to-place differences. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP733 MAY 31, 1985

Malpezzi, Stephen; Mayo, Stephen K.; Gross, David J.

Analyzing an urban housing survey : economic models and statistical techniques (English)

As a companion piece to an earlier paper, Planning and Urban Housing Survey: Key Issues for Researchers and Program Managers, which discussed general goals of housing market analysis and suggested questions for the prospective survey, this paper addresses the same topics with reference to the actual survey and suggests concrete solutions based on the information contained therein. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper UDD52 MAY 31, 1984

Malpezzi,Stephen J. Disclosed

Annotated bibliography of housing characteristic demand studies (English)

Departmental Working Paper UDD47 FEB 01, 1984

Follain, James; Gross, David; Jimenez, Emmanuel; Malpezzi, Stephen Eligible for Disclosure

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Rent control in developing countries (English)
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SEP 30, 1991 WDP129 Publication
Welfare analysis of rent control in Brazil : the case of Rio de Janeiro (English)
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JUN 30, 1991 INU83 Departmental Working Paper
Cost and benefits of residential rent control in Bangalore India (English)
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JUN 30, 1991 INU82 Departmental Working Paper
Costs and benefits of rent control : a case study in Kumasi, Ghana (English)
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MAR 31, 1990 WDP74 Publication
Cost and benefits of rent control in Kumasi, Ghana (English)
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OCT 31, 1989 WPS365 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring the costs and benefits of rent control : case study design (English)
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JUN 30, 1988 INU24 Departmental Working Paper
Rent control in developing countries : a framework for analysis (English)
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SEP 30, 1986 UDD102 Departmental Working Paper
The World Bank research observer 1 (2) (English)
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JUL 31, 1986 17489 Publication
Shelter strategies for the urban poor in developing countries (English)
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JUL 31, 1986 14131 Journal Article
Housing demand in developing countries (English)
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MAY 31, 1985 SWP733 Staff Working Paper
Analyzing an urban housing survey : economic models and statistical techniques (English)
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MAY 31, 1984 UDD52 Departmental Working Paper
Annotated bibliography of housing characteristic demand studies (English)
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FEB 01, 1984 UDD47 Departmental Working Paper