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Indonesia - Urban poverty and program review (English)

This policy note provides a summary of extensive analysis carried out on urban poverty in Indonesia today and a review of main urban poverty programs, with the objective of providing the basis for an urban poverty reduction strategy. ... See More +

Policy Note 79895 JAN 01, 2013

Baker, Judy L.; Burger, Nicholas; Glick, Peter; Perez-Arce, Francisco; Rabinovich, Lisa; Rana, Yashodhara; Srinivasan, Sinduja; Yoong, Joanne

Indonesia - Evaluation of the urban community driven development program : Program Nasional Pemberdayaan Masyarakat Mandiri Perkotaan (PNPM-Urban) : Indonesia - Evaluasi program pembangunan berbasis masyarakat (CDD) perkotaan : Program Nasional Pemberdayaan Masyarakat Mandiri Perkotaan (PNPM-Urban) (Indonesian-Malay)

Indonesia's Program Nasional Pemberdayaan Masyarakat (PNPM) is the largest Community Driven Development (CDD) program in the world covering all urban wards (PNPM-Urban) and rural villages (PNPM-Rural) in Indonesia. ... See More +

Other Urban Study 79903 JAN 01, 2013

Baker, Judy L.; Burger, Nicholas; Glick, Peter; Perez-Arce, Francisco; Rabinovich, Lila; Yoong, Joanne; Sikoki, Bondan; Suriastini, Wayan; Alfah, Dani; Schuler, Nina; Dwiyani, Risye; Hermissari, Evi; Sari, Kumala; Shah, Fatima; Soraya, George; Trohanis, Zoe; Weetjens, Jan English

Indonesia - Urban poverty and program review : Indonesia - Kemiskinan perkotaan dan ulasan program (Bahasa (Indonesian))

This policy note provides a summary of extensive analysis carried out on urban poverty in Indonesia today and a review of main urban poverty programs, with the objective of providing the basis for an urban poverty reduction strategy. ... See More +

Policy Note 79895 JAN 01, 2013

Baker, Judy L.; Burger, Nicholas; Glick, Peter; Perez-Arce, Francisco; Rabinovich, Lisa; Rana, Yashodhara; Srinivasan, Sinduja; Yoong, Joanne English

Indonesia - Evaluation of the urban community driven development program : Program Nasional Pemberdayaan Masyarakat Mandiri Perkotaan (PNPM-Urban) (English)

Indonesia's Program Nasional Pemberdayaan Masyarakat (PNPM) is the largest Community Driven Development (CDD) program in the world covering all urban wards (PNPM-Urban) and rural villages (PNPM-Rural) in Indonesia. ... See More +

Other Urban Study 79903 JAN 01, 2013

Baker, Judy L.; Burger, Nicholas; Glick, Peter; Perez-Arce, Francisco; Rabinovich, Lila; Yoong, Joanne; Sikoki, Bondan; Suriastini, Wayan; Alfah, Dani; Schuler, Nina; Dwiyani, Risye; Hermissari, Evi; Sari, Kumala; Shah, Fatima; Soraya, George; Trohanis, Zoe; Weetjens, Jan Indonesian-Malay

Urban risk assessments : understanding disaster and climate risk in cities (English)

The rapid and oft en unplanned expansion of cities is exposing more people and economic assets to the risk of disasters and the effects of climate change. ... See More +

Publication 70982 JUN 22, 2012

Hoornweg, Daniel; Tiwari, Asmita; Baker, Judy L.; Dickson, Eric

Climate change, disaster risk, and the urban poor : cities building resilience for a changing World (English)

Poor people living in slums are at particularly high risk from the impacts of climate change and natural hazards. They live on the most vulnerable land within cities, typically areas deemed undesirable by others and thus affordable. ... See More +

Publication 68358 APR 17, 2012

Baker, Judy L.

Handshake : IFC's quarterly journal on public-private partnerships (4) (English)

This issue includes the following headings: mass rapid transit: a tool for urban expansion; financing: beyond sovereign guarantees; and low-income housing: lessons from Latin America. ... See More +

Newsletter 80654 JAN 01, 2012

Oliveira, Tanya Scobie [editor]; Buckholtz, Alison [editor]; Cobbett, William; Joshi-Ghani, Abha; Samad, Taimur; Andrés, Luis; Baeumler, Axel E. N.; Baker, Judy L.; Bhagat, Vipul; Chatterton, Isabel; Delay, Jeanine; Delmon, Jeff; Delmon, Victoria; Ehrhardt, David; Gallo, Joshua; Gawith, Isabella; Hoornweg, Dan; Ijjasz-Vasquez, Ede; Leber, John; Mandri-Perrott, Cledan; Marin, Philippe; Mehndiratta, Shomik; Perard, Edouard; Russell, Cathy; Sislen, David

Private sector initiatives in slum upgrading (English)

This paper is intended to explore the challenges and opportunities for scaling up private participation in urban upgrading activities and the models through which this can happen. ... See More +

Working Paper 48928 MAY 01, 2009

Baker, Judy L.; McClain, Kim;

Opportunities and challenges for small scale private service providers in electricity and water supply : evidence from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Kenya, and the Philippines (English)

Many developing countries are falling short on delivering basic infrastructure services to their populations. An estimated 1 billion people are without safe water, and 1.6 billion are without electricity. ... See More +

Working Paper 53504 JAN 01, 2009

Baker, Judy L.

Impacts of financial, food, and fuel crisis on the urban poor (English)

The urban poor are particularly vulnerable in times of crisis due to their heavy reliance on the cash economy, job losses and wage reductions in urban based industries, and no agricultural production to fall back on. ... See More +

Brief 47525 DEC 01, 2008

Baker, Judy L.;

Urban poverty : a global view (English)

This paper provides an overview on what has been learned about urban poverty over the past decade with a focus on what is new and what the implications are for the World Bank going forward in an increasingly urbanized world. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 43028 JAN 01, 2008

Baker , Judy L

A review of urban development issues in poverty reduction strategies (English)

The purpose of this paper is to provide a focused review of the coverage of urban development issues in a sample of PRSPs to learn from the experiences with the aim of providing insight from these lessons to more effectively integrate urban priorities in poverty reduction strategies. ... See More +

Working Paper 40215 JUN 01, 2007

Baker, Judy; Reichardt, Iwona

Integrated urban uprading for the poor : the experience of Ribeira Azul, Brazil (English)

This study looks at the experience of integrated urban upgrading in a low-income neighborhood of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Infrastructure and social investments have been made in the community through a government program, with community participation playing a major role in the design and implementation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3861 MAR 01, 2006

Baker, Judy L.

Urban poverty and transport : the case of Mumbai (English)

This paper reports the results of a survey of 5,000 households in the Greater Mumbai Region conducted in the winter of 2004. The goal of the survey was to better understand the demand for transport services by the poor, the factors affecting this demand, and the inter-linkages between transport decisions and other vital decisions such as where to live and work. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3693 SEP 01, 2005

Baker, Judy; Cropper, Maureen; Lall, Somik; Takeuchi, Akie; Basu, Rakhi

Development of a transport module for multi-topic household surveys (English)

This paper is aimed at providing guidance on transport issues for those involved in designing multi-topic household surveys such as the Living Standards Measurement Studies (LSMS) surveys. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 33907 JAN 01, 2005

Denning, William; Baker, Judy L.

Analyzing urban poverty: a summary of methods and approached (English)

In recent years an extensive body of literature has emerged on the definition, measurement and analysis of poverty. Much of this literature focuses on analyzing poverty at the national level, or spatial disaggregation by general categories of urban or rural areas with adjustments made for regional price differentials. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3399 SEP 01, 2004

Baker, Judy; Schuler, Nina

Social exclusion in urban Uruguay (English)

This report makes several policy conclusions related to urban poverty and development in Uruguay and potentially the rest of Latin America. First, policies which prioritize improvements in access to quality basic services, particularly education, health, transportation, social assistance, more flexible land use policies, as well as public information for those in marginal areas could help to provide an important link to jobs and human capital development, and reduce some of the facets of social exclusion. ... See More +

Brief 24499 MAY 31, 2002

Baker, Judy L. Spanish

Social exclusion in urban Uruguay : La exclusion social en las zonas urbanas de Uruguay (Spanish)

This report makes several policy conclusions related to urban poverty and development in Uruguay and potentially the rest of Latin America. First, policies which prioritize improvements in access to quality basic services, particularly education, health, transportation, social assistance, more flexible land use policies, as well as public information for those in marginal areas could help to provide an important link to jobs and human capital development, and reduce some of the facets of social exclusion. ... See More +

Brief 24499 MAY 01, 2002

Baker, Judy L. English

Evaluating the impact of development projects on poverty : a handbook for practitioners : Evaluation de l'impact des projets de developpement sur la pauvrete (French)

Very little is known about the actual impact of projects on the poor. Many are reluctant to carry out impact evaluations because they are deemed expensive, time consuming, and technically complex, and because the findings can be politically sensitive. ... See More +

Publication 20745 JAN 01, 2002

Baker, Judy L. English, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese

Social exclusion in urban Uruguay (English)

This paper reviews the processes of social exclusion in urban areas of Uruguay, using both qualitative, and quantitative methods. It focuses on understanding the geographic polarization, or spatial segmentation of income groups, and how that may be linked to social exclusion, the characteristics of the marginal neighborhoods most affected, the characteristics of vulnerable groups among the population, and the processes of social exclusion from the perspective of labor markets, access to services, and access to social networks. ... See More +

Working Paper 27037 JUN 30, 2001

Baker, Judy L.

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Indonesia - Urban poverty and program review (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 79895 Policy Note
Indonesia - Evaluation of the urban community driven development program : Program Nasional Pemberdayaan Masyarakat Mandiri Perkotaan (PNPM-Urban) : Indonesia - Evaluasi program pembangunan berbasis masyarakat (CDD) perkotaan : Program Nasional Pemberdayaan Masyarakat Mandiri Perkotaan (PNPM-Urban) (Indonesian-Malay)
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JAN 01, 2013 79903 Other Urban Study English
Indonesia - Urban poverty and program review : Indonesia - Kemiskinan perkotaan dan ulasan program (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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JAN 01, 2013 79895 Policy Note English
Indonesia - Evaluation of the urban community driven development program : Program Nasional Pemberdayaan Masyarakat Mandiri Perkotaan (PNPM-Urban) (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 79903 Other Urban Study Indonesian-Malay
Urban risk assessments : understanding disaster and climate risk in cities (English)
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JUN 22, 2012 70982 Publication
Climate change, disaster risk, and the urban poor : cities building resilience for a changing World (English)
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APR 17, 2012 68358 Publication
Handshake : IFC's quarterly journal on public-private partnerships (4) (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 80654 Newsletter
Private sector initiatives in slum upgrading (English)
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MAY 01, 2009 48928 Working Paper
Opportunities and challenges for small scale private service providers in electricity and water supply : evidence from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Kenya, and the Philippines (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 53504 Working Paper
Impacts of financial, food, and fuel crisis on the urban poor (English)
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DEC 01, 2008 47525 Brief
Urban poverty : a global view (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 43028 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
A review of urban development issues in poverty reduction strategies (English)
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JUN 01, 2007 40215 Working Paper
Integrated urban uprading for the poor : the experience of Ribeira Azul, Brazil (English)
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MAR 01, 2006 WPS3861 Policy Research Working Paper
Urban poverty and transport : the case of Mumbai (English)
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SEP 01, 2005 WPS3693 Policy Research Working Paper
Development of a transport module for multi-topic household surveys (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 33907 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Analyzing urban poverty: a summary of methods and approached (English)
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SEP 01, 2004 WPS3399 Policy Research Working Paper
Social exclusion in urban Uruguay (English)
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MAY 31, 2002 24499 Brief Spanish
Social exclusion in urban Uruguay : La exclusion social en las zonas urbanas de Uruguay (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2002 24499 Brief English
Evaluating the impact of development projects on poverty : a handbook for practitioners : Evaluation de l'impact des projets de developpement sur la pauvrete (French)
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JAN 01, 2002 20745 Publication English, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese
Social exclusion in urban Uruguay (English)
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JUN 30, 2001 27037 Working Paper