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The urban development investment corporations (UDICs) in Chongqing, China (Chinese)

Urban Development Investment Corporations (UDICs) have over the years become the central pillar in the local government drive to build infrastructure in China, where local governments are not allowed to engage in direct market borrowing. ... See More +

Other Urban Study 56175 JAN 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Nigeria slum upgrading, involuntary resettlement, land and housing : lessons learned from the experience in Lagos and other mega-cities (English)

This report aims to extract lessons on slum upgrading and involuntary resettlement policies and practices learned from the process of addressing the Badia East case, which involved complex interactions between affected people, NGOs, the Bank and Lagos State Government. ... See More +

Other Urban Study ACS13975 JUN 23, 2015

Choi,Narae Disclosed

Strategies for urbanization and economic competitiveness in Burundi (English)

This report argues that urbanization brings significant opportunities for both rural and urban areas and that Burundi needs to prioritize issues of economic growth and job creation. ... See More +

Other Urban Study ACS14147 JUN 19, 2015

Parby,Jonas Ingemann Disclosed

Cote d’Ivoire - Urbanization review : diversified urbanization (English)

Well-managed urbanization can accelerate Cote d’Ivoire’s ascendance to middle incomes. Such a large gap in gross national income (GNI) per capita means that the underlining economic drivers of urbanization are not being fully harnessed in Cote d’Ivoire. ... See More +

Other Urban Study AUS10013 JUN 12, 2015

Kok Shun,Sung Heng C. Disclosed

Turning finance into services for the future : a regional synthesis of the service delivery assessments for water supply and sanitation in East Asia and the Pacific (English)

From 2012 to 2014 water and sanitation service delivery assessments (SDA) have been carried out in seven selected countries in the East Asia and Pacific region under the guidance of the World Bank’s water and sanitation program and with valuable contributions of other development partners, such as United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), WaterAid, and Asian Development Bank (ADB). ... See More +

Other Urban Study ACS12131 JUN 01, 2015

Smets,Susanna Disclosed

Malaysia - Economic monitor : transforming urban transport (English)

After a strong finish in 2014, growth moderated in early 2015. Growth is projected to slow to 4.7 percent in 2015 before normalizing to 5.0 percent in 2016. ... See More +

Other Urban Study AUS10762 JUN 01, 2015

Gil Sander,Frederico Disclosed

Rising through cities in Ghana : urbanization review - overview report (English)

Rapid urbanization in Ghana over the past three decades has coincided with rapid GDP growth. This has helped to create jobs, increase human capital, decrease poverty, and expand opportunities and improve living conditions for millions of Ghanaians. ... See More +

Other Urban Study 96449 APR 01, 2015

Disclosed

Paraguay - Evaluation of national land : Paraguay - Evaluacion de terrenos nacionales (Spanish)

The overall objective of this study is to evaluate the alignment of the institutions in the land sector of Paraguay to the pursuit of sustainable development and shared prosperity. ... See More +

Other Urban Study 88752 JUN 01, 2014

Disclosed

Jobs or privileges : unleashing the employment potential of the Middle East and North Africa (English)

This report argues that Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries face a critical choice in their quest for higher private sector growth and more jobs: promote competition, equal opportunities for all entrepreneurs and dismantle existing privileges to specific firms or risk perpetuating the current equilibrium of low job creation. ... See More +

Other Urban Study 88879 JUN 01, 2014

Schiffbauer, Marc; Sy, Abdoulaye; Hussain, Sahar; Sahnoun, Hania; Keefer, Philip; Diwan, Ishac; Kadi, Dalia Al; Doemeland, Doerte; Rijkers, Bob Disclosed

Lao PDR - Trade and transport facilitation assessment (English)

In Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR), the value of trade has risen rapidly over the last decade with both imports and exports increasing by average annual rate of 24 percent. ... See More +

Other Urban Study 72061 APR 01, 2014

Record, Richard; Nghardsaysone, Konesawang; Sitrbat, Liviu; Kunaka, Charles; Saslavsky, Daniel; Arnold, John; Ksoll, Christian Disclosed

India - Just-in-time ESW : running water in India's cities : a review of five recent public private partnership initiatives (English)

India is home to more than 370 million people in urban areas. No city in the country meets the government's targets for continuous pressurized safe water with full coverage and full cost recovery. ... See More +

Other Urban Study ACS8767 JAN 01, 2014

Disclosed

Access to affordable and low-income housing in East Asia and the Pacific (English)

Across the world, the housing sector plays a key role in local and national economies, and expanding access to housing can encourage more equitably shared economic growth. ... See More +

Other Urban Study 92994 JAN 01, 2014

Brhane, Meskerem; Mason, David; Payne, Geoff; Monkkonen, Paavo Disclosed

Vietnam - Urban wastewater review (Vol. 2) : Danh gia hoat dong quan ly nuoc thai do thi tai Viet Nam (Vietnamese)

This study is one of three country studies conducted in the emerging countries of Vietnam, the Philippines, and Indonesia as part of the East Asia and the Pacific region urban sanitation review. ... See More +

Other Urban Study ACS7712 DEC 01, 2013

English Disclosed

Vietnam - Urban wastewater review (Vol. 2) : Performance of the wastewater sector in urban areas : a review and recommendations for improvement (English)

This study is one of three country studies conducted in the emerging countries of Vietnam, the Philippines, and Indonesia as part of the East Asia and the Pacific region urban sanitation review. ... See More +

Other Urban Study ACS7712 DEC 01, 2013

Vietnamese Disclosed

Vietnam - Urban wastewater review : Executive summary (English)

This study is one of three country studies conducted in the emerging countries of Vietnam, the Philippines, and Indonesia as part of the East Asia and the Pacific region urban sanitation review. ... See More +

Other Urban Study ACS7712 DEC 01, 2013

Vietnamese Disclosed

Vietnam - Urban wastewater review : Bao cao tom tat (Vietnamese)

This study is one of three country studies conducted in the emerging countries of Vietnam, the Philippines, and Indonesia as part of the East Asia and the Pacific region urban sanitation review. ... See More +

Other Urban Study ACS7712 DEC 01, 2013

English Disclosed

Uganda - Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) update : prepared for the enhanced integrated framework (English)

The Government of the Republic of Uganda has requested an update of the 2006 Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) and has asked the World Bank to take the leading role in this exercise. ... See More +

Other Urban Study 77079 APR 01, 2013

Disclosed

Urbanization beyond municipal boundaries : nurturing metropolitan economies and connecting peri-urban areas in India (English)

The report is organized into three chapters: chapter two looks at the pace and patterns of India's urbanization, providing a 100-year perspective on demographic shifts and a 20-year perspective on the spatial distribution of jobs across India's portfolio of settlements. ... See More +

Other Urban Study 75734 FEB 21, 2013

Vishwanath, Tara; Lall, Somik V.; Dowall, David; Lozano-Gracia, Nancy; Sharma, Siddharth; Wang, Hyoung Gun Disclosed

Georgia - Urbanization review : toward an urban sector strategy Georgia's evolving urban system and its challenges (English)

This review analyzes the profile, trends and challenges of Georgia's changing urban landscape since independence in 1991 and provides policy suggestions to facilitate the economic transition of the country through its cities. ... See More +

Other Urban Study 86240 FEB 03, 2013

Eiweida, Ahmed; Wang, Hyoung Gun; Dolidze, Mariam; Salukvadze, Joseph; Modebadze, Grigol; Gracia, Nancy Lozano; Young, Cheryl Disclosed

Making Brazilians safer : analyzing the dynamics of violent crime (English)

This report analyzes the dynamics of violent crime in Brazil. What factors are driving the overall crime decline in Brazil? Why is violent crime declining in some states while it is increasing in others? ... See More +

Other Urban Study 70764 JAN 01, 2013

Portuguese Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
The urban development investment corporations (UDICs) in Chongqing, China (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2017 56175 Other Urban Study English
Nigeria slum upgrading, involuntary resettlement, land and housing : lessons learned from the experience in Lagos and other mega-cities (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 ACS13975 Other Urban Study
Strategies for urbanization and economic competitiveness in Burundi (English)
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JUN 19, 2015 ACS14147 Other Urban Study
Cote d’Ivoire - Urbanization review : diversified urbanization (English)
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JUN 12, 2015 AUS10013 Other Urban Study
Turning finance into services for the future : a regional synthesis of the service delivery assessments for water supply and sanitation in East Asia and the Pacific (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 ACS12131 Other Urban Study
Malaysia - Economic monitor : transforming urban transport (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 AUS10762 Other Urban Study
Rising through cities in Ghana : urbanization review - overview report (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96449 Other Urban Study
Paraguay - Evaluation of national land : Paraguay - Evaluacion de terrenos nacionales (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2014 88752 Other Urban Study
Jobs or privileges : unleashing the employment potential of the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88879 Other Urban Study
Lao PDR - Trade and transport facilitation assessment (English)
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APR 01, 2014 72061 Other Urban Study
India - Just-in-time ESW : running water in India's cities : a review of five recent public private partnership initiatives (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 ACS8767 Other Urban Study
Access to affordable and low-income housing in East Asia and the Pacific (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 92994 Other Urban Study
Vietnam - Urban wastewater review (Vol. 2) : Danh gia hoat dong quan ly nuoc thai do thi tai Viet Nam (Vietnamese)
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DEC 01, 2013 ACS7712 Other Urban Study English
Vietnam - Urban wastewater review (Vol. 2) : Performance of the wastewater sector in urban areas : a review and recommendations for improvement (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 ACS7712 Other Urban Study Vietnamese
Vietnam - Urban wastewater review : Executive summary (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 ACS7712 Other Urban Study Vietnamese
Vietnam - Urban wastewater review : Bao cao tom tat (Vietnamese)
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DEC 01, 2013 ACS7712 Other Urban Study English
Uganda - Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) update : prepared for the enhanced integrated framework (English)
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APR 01, 2013 77079 Other Urban Study
Urbanization beyond municipal boundaries : nurturing metropolitan economies and connecting peri-urban areas in India (English)
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FEB 21, 2013 75734 Other Urban Study
Georgia - Urbanization review : toward an urban sector strategy Georgia's evolving urban system and its challenges (English)
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FEB 03, 2013 86240 Other Urban Study
Making Brazilians safer : analyzing the dynamics of violent crime (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 70764 Other Urban Study Portuguese