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Uwe Deichmann

Sr Environmental Spec.

UWE DEICHMANN is a Senior Environmental Specialist in the Development Research Group and coordinator of its Spatial Analysis Team. His research interests are in the geographic aspects of development. He is currently working on approaches to information based urban management in rapidly growing cities and on poverty-environment linkages. Prior to joining the World Bank he worked for the UN Environment Program and the UN Statistics Division. He holds a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

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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

Analysis of public expenditure in agriculture workshop for sharing national experiences (English)

The New Partnership for Africaapos;s Development (NEPAD) agency jointly with the World Bank and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP) multi-donor trust fund, organized a two-day workshop on agriculture public expenditure reviews undertaken recently in sub-Saharan countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 79794 JUN 14, 2013

Gill, Indermit; Raiser, Martin; Li, Yue; Zalduendo, Juan; Dallapos;Olio, Andrea; Veugelers, Reinhilde; Packard, Truman; Koettl, Johannes; Richter, Kaspar; Korczyc, Ewa; Walsh, Paul; Quillin, Bryce; Deichmann, Uwe; Sugawara, Naotaka; Iwulska, Aleksandra French

Analysis of public expenditure in agriculture workshop for sharing national experiences : Analyse des depenses publiques en agriculture atelier de partage des experiences nationales (French)

The New Partnership for Africaapos;s Development (NEPAD) agency jointly with the World Bank and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP) multi-donor trust fund, organized a two-day workshop on agriculture public expenditure reviews undertaken recently in sub-Saharan countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 79794 JUN 14, 2013

Gill, Indermit; Raiser, Martin; Li, Yue; Zalduendo, Juan; Dallapos;Olio, Andrea; Veugelers, Reinhilde; Packard, Truman; Koettl, Johannes; Richter, Kaspar; Korczyc, Ewa; Walsh, Paul; Quillin, Bryce; Deichmann, Uwe; Sugawara, Naotaka; Iwulska, Aleksandra English

A global urban risk index (English)

Which cities have the highest risk of human and economic losses due to natural hazards? And how will urban exposure to major hazards change over the coming decades? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6506 JUN 01, 2013

Brecht, Henrike; Deichmann, Uwe; Wang, Hyoung Gun

Growing green : the economic benefits of climate action (English)

In the first post-transition decade after the fall of communism, Europe and Central Asia (ECA) moved its economy from plan to market. In the second decade, the 2000s, it moved from social division to inclusion. ... See More +

Publication 76821 APR 15, 2013

Deichmann, Uwe; Zhang, Fan

Growing green : the economic benefits of climate action (English)

In the two decades since they started their transition from command to market economy, countries in Europe and Central Asia (ECA) have gone through difficult changes. ... See More +

Working Paper 74884 JAN 01, 2013

Deichmann, Uwe; Zhang, Fan

Eurasian cities : new realities along the silk road (English)

Eurasian cities, unique in the global spatial landscape, were part of the worldapos;s largest experiment in urban development. The challenges they now face because of their history offer valuable lessons to urban planners and policy makers across the world from places that are still urbanizing to those already urbanized. ... See More +

Publication 72804 JUL 09, 2012

Coulibaly, Souleymane; Deichmann, Uwe; Dillinger, William R.; Heroiu, Marcel Ionescu; Kessides, Ioannis N.; Kunaka, Charles; Saslavsky, Daniel

On the road to prosperity ? The economic geography of Chinaapos;s national expressway network (English)

Over the past two decades, China has embarked on an ambitious program of expressway network expansion. By facilitating market integration, this program aims both to promote efficiency at the national level and to contribute to the catch-up of lagging inland regions with prosperous Eastern ones. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5479 NOV 01, 2010

Roberts, Mark; Deichmann, Uwe; Fingleton, Bernard; Shi, Tuo

Density and disasters : economics of urban hazard risk (English)

Today, 370 million people live in cities in earthquake prone areas and 310 million in cities with a high probability of tropical cyclones. By 2050 these numbers are likely to more than double, leading to a greater concentration of hazard risk in many of the worldapos;s cities. ... See More +

Journal Article 81435 JUL 07, 2010

Lall, Somik V.; Deichmann, Uwe

The economics of renewable energy expansion in rural Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Accelerating development in Sub-Saharan Africa will require massive expansion of access to electricity -- currently reaching only about one-third of households. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5193 JAN 01, 2010

Deichmann, Uwe; Meisner, Craig; Murray, Siobhan; Wheeler, David

International growth spillovers, geography and infrastructure (English)

There is significant academic evidence that growth in one country tends to have a positive impact on growth in neighboring countries. This paper contributes to this literature by assessing whether growth spillovers tend to vary significantly across world regions and by investigating the contribution of transport and communication infrastructure in promoting neighborhood effects. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5153 DEC 01, 2009

Roberts, Mark; Deichmann, Uwe

Density and disasters: economics of urban hazard risk (English)

Today, 370 million people live in cities in earthquake prone areas and 310 million in cities with high probability of tropical cyclones. By 2050, these numbers are likely to more than double. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5161 DEC 01, 2009

Lall, Somik V.; Deichmann, Uwe

World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2009 : una nueva geografia economica (Spanish)

Economic growth will be unbalanced, but development can still be inclusive-that is the message of this yearapos;s World development report, the thirty-first in the series. ... See More +

World Development Report 43738 JAN 01, 2009

Coulibaly, Souleymane; Deichmann, Uwe; Freire, Maria Emilia; Gill, Indermit S.; Goh, Chorching; Kopp, Andreas; Lall, Somik V.; Montenegro, Claudio E.; Packard, Truman; Ross-Larson, Bruce; Uchida, Hirotsugu; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ] English, Japanese, Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, French

World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography : Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 2009 : repenser la geopraphie economique (French)

Economic growth will be unbalanced, but development can still be inclusive-that is the message of this yearapos;s World development report, the thirty-first in the series. ... See More +

World Development Report 43738 JAN 01, 2009

Coulibaly, Souleymane; Deichmann, Uwe; Freire, Maria Emilia; Gill, Indermit S.; Goh, Chorching; Kopp, Andreas; Lall, Somik V.; Montenegro, Claudio E.; Packard, Truman; Ross-Larson, Bruce; Uchida, Hirotsugu; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ] English, Japanese, Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, Spanish

World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography (Russian)

Economic growth will be unbalanced, but development can still be inclusive-that is the message of this yearapos;s World development report, the thirty-first in the series. ... See More +

World Development Report 43738 JAN 01, 2009

Coulibaly, Souleymane; Deichmann, Uwe; Freire, Maria Emilia; Gill, Indermit S.; Goh, Chorching; Kopp, Andreas; Lall, Somik V.; Montenegro, Claudio E.; Packard, Truman; Ross-Larson, Bruce; Uchida, Hirotsugu; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ] English, Japanese, Bahasa (Indonesian), Spanish, French

World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography (English)

Economic growth will be unbalanced, but development can still be inclusive-that is the message of this yearapos;s World development report, the thirty-first in the series. ... See More +

World Development Report 43738 NOV 04, 2008

Coulibaly, Souleymane; Deichmann, Uwe; Freire, Maria Emilia; Gill, Indermit S.; Goh, Chorching; Kopp, Andreas; Lall, Somik V.; Montenegro, Claudio E.; Packard, Truman; Ross-Larson, Bruce; Uchida, Hirotsugu; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ] Japanese, Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, Spanish, French

Industrial location in developing countries (English)

Despite a diminishing role in industrial countries, the manufacturing sector continues to be an engine of economic growth in most developing countries. ... See More +

Journal Article 76785 MAY 27, 2008

Deichmann, Uwe; Lall, Somik V.; Redding, Stephen J.; Venables, Anthony J.

Spatial specialization and farm-nonfarm linkages (English)

Using individual level employment data from Bangladesh, this paper presents empirical evidence on the relative importance of farm and urban linkages for rural nonfarm employment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4611 APR 01, 2008

Deichmann, Uwe; Shilpi, Forhad; Vakis, Renos

Valuing access to water - a spatial hedonic approach applied to Indian cities (English)

An important infrastructure policy issue for rapidly growing cities in developing countries is how to raise fiscal revenues to finance basic services in a fair and efficient manner. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4533 FEB 01, 2008

Anselin, Luc; Lozano-Gracia, Nancy; Deichmann, Uwe; Lall, Somik

Country stakes in climate change negotiations : two dimensions of vulnerability (English)

Using a comprehensive geo-referenced database of indicators relating to global change and energy, the paper assesses countriesapos; likely attitudes with respect to international treaties that regulate carbon emissions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4300 AUG 01, 2007

Buys, Piet; Deichmann, Uwe; Meisner, Craig; Ton-That, Thao; Wheeler, David

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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
Analysis of public expenditure in agriculture workshop for sharing national experiences (English)
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JUN 14, 2013 79794 Working Paper French
Analysis of public expenditure in agriculture workshop for sharing national experiences : Analyse des depenses publiques en agriculture atelier de partage des experiences nationales (French)
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JUN 14, 2013 79794 Working Paper English
A global urban risk index (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6506 Policy Research Working Paper
Growing green : the economic benefits of climate action (English)
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APR 15, 2013 76821 Publication
Growing green : the economic benefits of climate action (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 74884 Working Paper
Eurasian cities : new realities along the silk road (English)
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JUL 09, 2012 72804 Publication
On the road to prosperity ? The economic geography of Chinaapos;s national expressway network (English)
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NOV 01, 2010 WPS5479 Policy Research Working Paper
Density and disasters : economics of urban hazard risk (English)
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JUL 07, 2010 81435 Journal Article
The economics of renewable energy expansion in rural Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 WPS5193 Policy Research Working Paper
International growth spillovers, geography and infrastructure (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 WPS5153 Policy Research Working Paper
Density and disasters: economics of urban hazard risk (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 WPS5161 Policy Research Working Paper
World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2009 : una nueva geografia economica (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2009 43738 World Development Report English, Japanese, Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, French
World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography : Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 2009 : repenser la geopraphie economique (French)
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JAN 01, 2009 43738 World Development Report English, Japanese, Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, Spanish
World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2009 43738 World Development Report English, Japanese, Bahasa (Indonesian), Spanish, French
World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography (English)
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NOV 04, 2008 43738 World Development Report Japanese, Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, Spanish, French
Industrial location in developing countries (English)
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MAY 27, 2008 76785 Journal Article
Spatial specialization and farm-nonfarm linkages (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2008 WPS4611 Policy Research Working Paper
Valuing access to water - a spatial hedonic approach applied to Indian cities (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2008 WPS4533 Policy Research Working Paper
Country stakes in climate change negotiations : two dimensions of vulnerability (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 2007 WPS4300 Policy Research Working Paper