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Africa's cities : opening doors to the World : Africa's cities : opening doors to the World - overview (English)

Cities in Sub-Saharan Africa are experiencing rapid population growth. Yet their economic growth has not kept pace. Why? One factor might be low capital investment, due in part to Africa’s relative poverty: Other regions have reached similar stages of urbanization at higher per capita GDP. ... See More +

Publication 112756 JAN 01, 2017

Lall,Somik V.; Henderson,John Vernon; Venables,Anthony J. Portuguese, French Disclosed

Africa's cities : opening doors to the World : Cidades Africanas : abrindo as portas ao mundo - visão geral (Portuguese)

Cities in Sub-Saharan Africa are experiencing rapid population growth. Yet their economic growth has not kept pace. Why? One factor might be low capital investment, due in part to Africa’s relative poverty: Other regions have reached similar stages of urbanization at higher per capita GDP. ... See More +

Publication 112756 JAN 01, 2017

Lall,Somik V.; Henderson,John Vernon; Venables,Anthony J. French, English Disclosed

Africa's cities : opening doors to the World : Africa's cities : opening doors to the World - overview (French)

Cities in Sub-Saharan Africa are experiencing rapid population growth. Yet their economic growth has not kept pace. Why? One factor might be low capital investment, due in part to Africa’s relative poverty: Other regions have reached similar stages of urbanization at higher per capita GDP. ... See More +

Publication 112756 JAN 01, 2017

Lall,Somik V.; Henderson,John Vernon; Venables,Anthony J. Portuguese, English Disclosed

Africa's cities : opening doors to the World (Vol. 2) (English)

Cities in Sub-Saharan Africa are experiencing rapid population growth. Yet their economic growth has not kept pace. Why? One factor might be low capital investment, due in part to Africa’s relative poverty: Other regions have reached similar stages of urbanization at higher per capita GDP. ... See More +

Publication 112756 JAN 01, 2017

Lall,Somik V.; Henderson,John Vernon; Venables,Anthony J. Disclosed

50 years of urbanization in Africa : examining the role of climate change (English)

This paper documents a significant impact of climate variation on urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa, primarily in more arid countries. By lowering farm incomes, reduced moisture availability encourages migration to nearby cities, while wetter conditions slow migration. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6925 JUN 01, 2014

Henderson, J. Vernon; Storeygard, Adam; Deichmann, Uwe Disclosed

Urbanization and the geography of development (English)

This paper focuses on three interrelated questions on urbanization and the geography of development. First, although we herald cities with their industrial bases as "engines of growth," does industrialization in fact drive urbanization? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6877 MAY 01, 2014

Henderson, J. Vernon Disclosed

Urbanization and the geography of development (English)

This paper focuses on several interrelated key questions on the geography of development. Although we herald cities with their industrial bases as 'engines of growth,' does industrialization in fact drive urbanization? ... See More +

Working Paper 84232 NOV 01, 2013

Henderson, J. Vernon Disclosed

Is urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa different ? (English)

In the past dozen years, a literature has developed arguing that urbanization has unfolded differently in post-independence Sub-Saharan Africa than in the rest of the developing world, with implications for African economic growth overall. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6481 JUN 01, 2013

Henderson, J. Vernon; Roberts, Mark; Storeygard, Adam Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 17 (1) (English)

Weathering the storm : the impact of the East Asian crisis on farm households in Indonesia and Thailand; by Fabrizio Bresciani, Gershon Feder, Daniel O. ... See More +

Publication 24774 MAR 31, 2002

Devarajan, Shantayanan [editor]; Bresciani, Fabrizio; Feder, Gershon; Gilligan, Daniel O.; Jacoby, Hanan G.; Onchan, Tongroj; Quizon, Jaime; Fallon, Peter R.; Lucas, Robert E.B.; Filmer, Deon; Hammer, Jeffrey S.; Pritchett, Lant H.; Jack, William; Henderson, Vernon; Hertel, Thomas; Hoekman, Bernard M.; Martin, Will

Urbanization in developing countries (English)

The rapid urbanization in many developing countries over the past half century seems to have been accompanied by excessively high levels of concentration of the urban population in very large cities. ... See More +

Journal Article 76668 JAN 01, 2002

Vernon Henderson Disclosed

Urban and regional dynamics in Poland (English)

In this exploration of urban and regional dynamics in Poland after the transition, the authors find that the degree of urbanization, and primacy remains low in Poland. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2457 SEP 30, 2000

Deichmann, Uwe; Henderson, Vernon

How urban concentration affects economic growth (English)

The author explores the issue of urban over-concentration econometrically, using data from a panel of 80 to 100 countries every 5 years from 1960 to 1995. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2326 APR 30, 2000

Henderson, Vernon

World development report 1999/2000 : entering the 21st century (Arabic)

The theme of this 22nd edition of the World Development Report is the changing development landscape in the 21st century. The Report focuses on two forces of change: the integration of the world economy and the increasing demand for self-government which will affect responses to key issues such as poverty reduction, climate change, and water scarcity. ... See More +

World Development Report 19279 JAN 01, 2000

Altaf, Anjum; Dillinger, William; Evenett, Simon; Fay, Marianne; Henderson, Vernon; Kenny, Charles; Wu, Weiping; Yusuf, Shahid Vietnamese, Spanish, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World development report 1999/2000 : entering the 21st century (Russian)

The theme of this 22nd edition of the World Development Report is the changing development landscape in the 21st century. The Report focuses on two forces of change: the integration of the world economy and the increasing demand for self-government which will affect responses to key issues such as poverty reduction, climate change, and water scarcity. ... See More +

World Development Report 19279 JAN 01, 2000

Altaf, Anjum; Dillinger, William; Evenett, Simon; Fay, Marianne; Henderson, Vernon; Kenny, Charles; Wu, Weiping; Yusuf, Shahid Vietnamese, Spanish, Arabic, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World development report 1999/2000 : entering the 21st century : Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 1999/2000 : le developpement a l'aube du XXIe siecle (French)

The theme of this 22nd edition of the World Development Report is the changing development landscape in the 21st century. The Report focuses on two forces of change: the integration of the world economy and the increasing demand for self-government which will affect responses to key issues such as poverty reduction, climate change, and water scarcity. ... See More +

World Development Report 19279 JAN 01, 2000

Altaf, Anjum; Dillinger, William; Evenett, Simon; Fay, Marianne; Henderson, Vernon; Kenny, Charles; Wu, Weiping; Yusuf, Shahid Vietnamese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, English Disclosed

World development report 1999/2000 : entering the 21st century : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial : en el umbral del siglo 21 (Spanish)

The theme of this 22nd edition of the World Development Report is the changing development landscape in the 21st century. The Report focuses on two forces of change: the integration of the world economy and the increasing demand for self-government which will affect responses to key issues such as poverty reduction, climate change, and water scarcity. ... See More +

World Development Report 19279 JAN 01, 2000

Altaf, Anjum; Dillinger, William; Evenett, Simon; Fay, Marianne; Henderson, Vernon; Kenny, Charles; Wu, Weiping; Yusuf, Shahid Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World development report 1999/2000 : entering the 21st century (Chinese)

The theme of this 22nd edition of the World Development Report is the changing development landscape in the 21st century. The Report focuses on two forces of change: the integration of the world economy and the increasing demand for self-government which will affect responses to key issues such as poverty reduction, climate change, and water scarcity. ... See More +

World Development Report 19279 AUG 31, 1999

Altaf, Anjum; Dillinger, William; Evenett, Simon; Fay, Marianne; Henderson, Vernon; Kenny, Charles; Wu, Weiping; Yusuf, Shahid Vietnamese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, English Disclosed

World development report 1999/2000 : entering the 21st century (Vietnamese)

The theme of this 22nd edition of the World Development Report is the changing development landscape in the 21st century. The Report focuses on two forces of change: the integration of the world economy and the increasing demand for self-government which will affect responses to key issues such as poverty reduction, climate change, and water scarcity. ... See More +

World Development Report 19279 AUG 31, 1999

Altaf, Anjum; Dillinger, William; Evenett, Simon; Fay, Marianne; Henderson, Vernon; Kenny, Charles; Wu, Weiping; Yusuf, Shahid Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World development report 1999/2000 : entering the 21st century (English)

The theme of this 22nd edition of the World Development Report is the changing development landscape in the 21st century. The Report focuses on two forces of change: the integration of the world economy and the increasing demand for self-government which will affect responses to key issues such as poverty reduction, climate change, and water scarcity. ... See More +

World Development Report 19279 AUG 01, 1999

Altaf, Anjum; Dillinger, William; Evenett, Simon; Fay, Marianne; Henderson, Vernon; Kenny, Charles; Wu, Weiping; Yusuf, Shahid Vietnamese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese Disclosed

Industrial centralization in Indonesia (English)

In certain situations, economic liberalization policies can increase the degree of spatial centralization of resources and spatial concentration of manufacturing in large metropolitan areas. ... See More +

Journal Article 77126 SEP 01, 1996

Henderson, J. Vernon; Kuncoro, Ari Disclosed

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Africa's cities : opening doors to the World : Africa's cities : opening doors to the World - overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112756 Publication Portuguese, French
Africa's cities : opening doors to the World : Cidades Africanas : abrindo as portas ao mundo - visão geral (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2017 112756 Publication French, English
Africa's cities : opening doors to the World : Africa's cities : opening doors to the World - overview (French)
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JAN 01, 2017 112756 Publication Portuguese, English
Africa's cities : opening doors to the World (Vol. 2) (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112756 Publication
50 years of urbanization in Africa : examining the role of climate change (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6925 Policy Research Working Paper
Urbanization and the geography of development (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6877 Policy Research Working Paper
Urbanization and the geography of development (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 84232 Working Paper
Is urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa different ? (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6481 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank research observer 17 (1) (English)
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MAR 31, 2002 24774 Publication
Urbanization in developing countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 76668 Journal Article
Urban and regional dynamics in Poland (English)
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SEP 30, 2000 WPS2457 Policy Research Working Paper
How urban concentration affects economic growth (English)
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APR 30, 2000 WPS2326 Policy Research Working Paper
World development report 1999/2000 : entering the 21st century (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2000 19279 World Development Report Vietnamese, Spanish, Russian, French, Chinese, English
World development report 1999/2000 : entering the 21st century (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2000 19279 World Development Report Vietnamese, Spanish, Arabic, French, Chinese, English
World development report 1999/2000 : entering the 21st century : Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 1999/2000 : le developpement a l'aube du XXIe siecle (French)
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JAN 01, 2000 19279 World Development Report Vietnamese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, English
World development report 1999/2000 : entering the 21st century : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial : en el umbral del siglo 21 (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2000 19279 World Development Report Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
World development report 1999/2000 : entering the 21st century (Chinese)
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AUG 31, 1999 19279 World Development Report Vietnamese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, English
World development report 1999/2000 : entering the 21st century (Vietnamese)
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AUG 31, 1999 19279 World Development Report Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
World development report 1999/2000 : entering the 21st century (English)
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AUG 01, 1999 19279 World Development Report Vietnamese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese
Industrial centralization in Indonesia (English)
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SEP 01, 1996 77126 Journal Article