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The spatial structure of the metropolitan regions of Brazil (English)

It is well known that there is a strong relationship between urbanization and economic development in many countries of the world. Urbanization provides many benefits to the economy, such as efficient allocation of resources and economies of scale. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP722 FEB 28, 1985

Yoon Joo Lee; DED

The preparation of evaluation survey data for computer analysis : some practical issues (English)

This volume deals with issues of the design and preparation of evaluation survey data for computer analysis. It is common to find that after great care and expense has been invested in the collection of survey data, much of it is essentially lost or misused due to errors of coding or to lack of attention to the data cleaning. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8207 MAY 31, 1982

SAE-HAU, U.; DED; INT'L. DEV. RESEARCH CTR. Disclosed

Evaluation of public sector investment programs (English)

The activities of development lending institutions, such as the World Bank, imply tests by which their effectiveness can be gauged. Although the World Bank has always prided itself on its pragmatic, ‘learning by doing’ approach to such matters, it has been surprisingly slow in systematizing the lessons of development experience so that they can be applied to planning. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8211 MAY 31, 1982

Keare, Douglas H. Disclosed

Non-survey techniques for evaluating urban development programs (English)

The purpose of this volume is to counteract a tendency to equate evaluation research with the use of sophisticated sample survey techniques and the application of complex, structured questionnaires. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8206 MAY 31, 1982

VALADEZ, J.; INT'L. DEV. RESEARCH CTR.; DED Disclosed

The design of a basic evaluation system (English)

The purpose of this volume is to present a functional design for a basic evaluation system (BAS) which will provide a simple and easily understandable tool to help improve the efficiency of project implementation. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8203 MAY 31, 1982

BAMBERGER, M.; INT'L. DEV. RESEARCH CTR.; DED Disclosed

A methodology for impact evaluation in urban shelter programs (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8204 MAY 31, 1982

Bamberger, Michael; WUD Eligible for Disclosure

Planning the evaluation of an urban development project : key issues for program managers (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8202 MAY 31, 1982

BAMBERGER, M.; INT'L. DEV. RESEARCH CTR.; DED Eligible for Disclosure

Statistical procedures for the evaluation of project impact (English)

The present volume is intended for researchers in developing countries who are involved in the design and interpretation of studies whose objective is to evaluate the impact of urban shelter projects. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8208 MAY 31, 1982

Bamberger, M.; DED; IDRC Disclosed

Household networks and survival strategies among the urban poor - monetary and non-monetary transfers among selected families in Tondo (English)

Incidental to the issue of project affordability and ability and willingness of the target population to meet the costs of participating in the Tondo Foreshore Upgrading Project is the finding that many poor households were able to invest considerably larger amounts in housing improvements than had been expected. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8122 MAY 01, 1982

Rerforma, Mila; Obusan, Ricci Disclosed

Designing a questionnaire for a longitudinal impact study (English)

The purpose of this volume is to discuss the design of the questionnaire to be used in a longitudinal impact study in which samples of households are interviewed at two or more points in time in an attempt to evaluate the changes which have occurred in their social and economic conditions as a consequence of their participation in the project. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8205 MAY 01, 1982

Otterbein,Julie; Bamberger,J. Michael Disclosed

The location of industrial and pollution control policies : a case study of Sao Paulo, Brazil (English)

Pollution control, once considered a luxury in LDCs, has become a necessity in large metropolitan areas. The effectiveness of different forms of pollution control is not clear. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8210 MAR 31, 1982

TOWNROE, P.; THOMAS, V.; DED Disclosed

Determinants of intra-urban location of manufacturing employment : an analysis of survey results for Bogota, Colombia (English)

This paper describes the sampling strategy of the establishment survey conducted in Bogota to study the determinants of manufacturing employment location, and reports descriptive findings based on the survey. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8103 JAN 31, 1982

LEE, K.; DED Disclosed

Households and housing : residential mobility, tenure choice, and space consumption in the developing metropolis (English)

Bogota and Cali are cities of considerable size populated by households which have fairly high incomes by the standards of the developing world. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8120 DEC 31, 1981

HAMER, A.; DED Disclosed

Travel demand models for developing countries : the case of Bogota, Colombia (English)

A behavioral measure of travel accessibility is derived for Bogota. It uses multinomial logit estimation techniques and describes an individual traveler's perception of his or her travel potential as defined by the number of travel alternatives available, attributes of these alternatives, and attributes of the individual traveler. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8126 DEC 01, 1981

KOZEL, V.; DED Disclosed

Limited search procedures and manufacturing location behavior : a case study of Sao Paulo, Brazil (English)

Responding to World Bank and member countries' concerns about the size and growth rates of major world metropolises, a research team of urban and regional economists was assembled in 1980. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8123 NOV 30, 1981

HAMER, A.; DED Disclosed

On modelling the influence of sectoral policies on the spatial concentration of industrial activities (English)

The two models presented in this paper attempt to explain how the spatial pattern of economic activities in a developing economy may be linked directly to the economy-wide policies used to promote economic development. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8128 NOV 30, 1981

RUANE, F.; DED Disclosed

Implicit spatial policies : the case of fiscal system in Sao Paulo state (English)

The concentration of population and industry in cities of unprecedented size has caused concern in many developing countries. The identification of implicit spatial policies, such as uniform tariff policies or concentration of expenditures in metropolitan areas, is useful if decentralization policies are to be effective. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8127 NOV 30, 1981

DILLINGER, W.; DED Disclosed

Bogota's unregulated subdivisions : the myths and realities of incremental housing construction (English)

Eight myths surrounding the unregulated development by the informal housing supply market are examined. They are: (i) Unregulated development is out of control. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8119 AUG 31, 1981

HAMER, A.; DED Disclosed

Polarization reversal in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil (English)

Polarization reversal (PR) is the term given to the turning point in the spatial pattern of growth and development in a nation when continuing relative concentration ceases and urban deconcentration or spatial decentralization commences. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8116 JUL 31, 1981

KEEN, D.; TOWNROE, P.; DED Disclosed

Market prices and assessed values in the urban land market in Bogota, Colombia - the role of quantity premiums and discounts (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) URR8114 JUL 31, 1981

Wagner, M. Eligible for Disclosure

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The spatial structure of the metropolitan regions of Brazil (English)
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FEB 28, 1985 SWP722 Staff Working Paper
The preparation of evaluation survey data for computer analysis : some practical issues (English)
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MAY 31, 1982 URR8207 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Evaluation of public sector investment programs (English)
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MAY 31, 1982 URR8211 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Non-survey techniques for evaluating urban development programs (English)
See More +
MAY 31, 1982 URR8206 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The design of a basic evaluation system (English)
See More +
MAY 31, 1982 URR8203 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
A methodology for impact evaluation in urban shelter programs (English)
See More +
MAY 31, 1982 URR8204 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Planning the evaluation of an urban development project : key issues for program managers (English)
See More +
MAY 31, 1982 URR8202 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Statistical procedures for the evaluation of project impact (English)
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MAY 31, 1982 URR8208 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Household networks and survival strategies among the urban poor - monetary and non-monetary transfers among selected families in Tondo (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 1982 URR8122 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Designing a questionnaire for a longitudinal impact study (English)
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MAY 01, 1982 URR8205 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The location of industrial and pollution control policies : a case study of Sao Paulo, Brazil (English)
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MAR 31, 1982 URR8210 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Determinants of intra-urban location of manufacturing employment : an analysis of survey results for Bogota, Colombia (English)
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JAN 31, 1982 URR8103 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Households and housing : residential mobility, tenure choice, and space consumption in the developing metropolis (English)
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DEC 31, 1981 URR8120 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Travel demand models for developing countries : the case of Bogota, Colombia (English)
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DEC 01, 1981 URR8126 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Limited search procedures and manufacturing location behavior : a case study of Sao Paulo, Brazil (English)
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NOV 30, 1981 URR8123 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
On modelling the influence of sectoral policies on the spatial concentration of industrial activities (English)
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NOV 30, 1981 URR8128 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Implicit spatial policies : the case of fiscal system in Sao Paulo state (English)
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NOV 30, 1981 URR8127 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Bogota's unregulated subdivisions : the myths and realities of incremental housing construction (English)
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AUG 31, 1981 URR8119 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Polarization reversal in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil (English)
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JUL 31, 1981 URR8116 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Market prices and assessed values in the urban land market in Bogota, Colombia - the role of quantity premiums and discounts (English)
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JUL 31, 1981 URR8114 Working Paper (Numbered Series)