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Access to employment and property values in Mexico (English)

Location is one of the main characteristics households consider when buying a property or deciding where to live, since it determines accessibility to employment subcenters and public transport stations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8383 MAR 27, 2018

Atuesta,Laura H.; Ibarra-Olivo,J. Eduardo; Lozano Gracia,Nancy; Deichmann,Uwe Disclosed

Relationship between energy intensity and economic growth : new evidence from a multi-country multi-sector data set (English)

This paper revisits the relationship between energy intensity and economic growth, using a flexible piecewise linear regression model. Based on a panel data set of 137 economies during 1990-2014, the analysis identifies a threshold effect of income growth on energy intensity change: although energy intensity is negatively correlated with income growth throughout the entire sample and study period, the declining rate significantly slows by more than 30 percent after the level of per capita income reaches $5,000. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8322 JAN 30, 2018

Deichmann,Uwe; Reuter,Anna; Vollmer,Sebastian; Zhang,Fan Disclosed

Review article : transport policies and development (English)

This survey reviews the current state of the economic literature, assessing the impact of transportinvestments and policies on growth, inclusion, and sustainability in a developing country context. ... See More +

Journal Article 115263 JAN 01, 2017

Berg,Claudia N.; Deichmann,Uwe; Liu,Yishen; Selod,Harris Disclosed

Will digital technologies transform agriculture in developing countries ? (English)

Mobile phones and the internet have significantly affected practically all sectors of the economy, and agriculture is no exception. Building on a recent World Bank flagship report, this paper introduces a concise framework for describing the main benefits from new information and communications technologies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7669 MAY 11, 2016

Deichmann,Uwe; Goyal,Aparajita; Mishra,Deepak K. Disclosed

Transport policies and development (English)

This survey reviews the current state of the economic literature, assessing the impact of transport policies on growth, inclusion, and sustainability in a developing country context. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7366 JUL 14, 2015

Berg,Claudia N.; Deichmann,Uwe; Liu,Yishen; Selod,Harris Disclosed

Hukou and highways : the impact of China’s spatial development policies on urbanization and regional inequality (English)

China has used two main spatial policies to shape its geographic patterns of development: restricted labor mobility through the Hukou residential registration system and massive infrastructure investment, notably a 96,000 kilometer national expressway network. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7350 JUN 30, 2015

Bosker,Maarten; Deichmann,Uwe; Roberts,Mark 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

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 Disclosed

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 Klaus; Zhang,Fan Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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

Eurasian cities, unique in the global spatial landscape, were part of the world'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 Disclosed

On the road to prosperity ? The economic geography of China'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 Disclosed

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 world's cities. ... See More +

Journal Article 81435 JUL 07, 2010

Lall, Somik V.; Deichmann, Uwe Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 year'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 Dietrich; Lall,Somik V.; Montenegro,Claudio E.; Packard,Truman G.; Ross-Larson,Bruce C.; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ]; Uchida,Hirotsugu English, French, Russian Disclosed

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 year'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 Dietrich; Lall,Somik V.; Montenegro,Claudio E.; Packard,Truman G.; Ross-Larson,Bruce C.; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ]; Uchida,Hirotsugu English, French, Spanish Disclosed

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 year'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 Dietrich; Lall,Somik V.; Montenegro,Claudio E.; Packard,Truman G.; Ross-Larson,Bruce C.; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ]; Uchida,Hirotsugu English, Russian, Spanish Disclosed

World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography (Vol. 2) : Доклад о мировом развитии 2009: новый взгляд на экономическую географию (Russian)

Economic growth will be unbalanced, but development can still be inclusive-that is the message of this year'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 Dietrich; Lall,Somik V.; Montenegro,Claudio E.; Packard,Truman G.; Ross-Larson,Bruce C.; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ]; Uchida,Hirotsugu English Disclosed

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Access to employment and property values in Mexico (English)
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MAR 27, 2018 WPS8383 Policy Research Working Paper
Relationship between energy intensity and economic growth : new evidence from a multi-country multi-sector data set (English)
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JAN 30, 2018 WPS8322 Policy Research Working Paper
Review article : transport policies and development (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115263 Journal Article
Will digital technologies transform agriculture in developing countries ? (English)
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MAY 11, 2016 WPS7669 Policy Research Working Paper
Transport policies and development (English)
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JUL 14, 2015 WPS7366 Policy Research Working Paper
Hukou and highways : the impact of China’s spatial development policies on urbanization and regional inequality (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 WPS7350 Policy Research Working Paper
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
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 China'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
Density and disasters: economics of urban hazard risk (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 WPS5161 Policy Research Working Paper
International growth spillovers, geography and infrastructure (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 WPS5153 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, French, Russian
World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2009 43738 World Development Report English, French, Spanish
World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography : Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 2009 : repenser la geopraphie economique (French)
See More +
JAN 01, 2009 43738 World Development Report English, Russian, Spanish
World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography (Vol. 2) : Доклад о мировом развитии 2009: новый взгляд на экономическую географию (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2009 43738 World Development Report English