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Bolivia - Bolivia Urban Infrastructure Project : P083979 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 17 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR17084 DEC 17, 2014

Trohanis,Zoe Elena

Housing consumption and urbanization (English)

Rapid urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa places immense pressure on urban services to meet the needs of the burgeoning urban population. Although several country- or city-level reports offer insight into the housing challenges of specific places, little is known about regional patterns affecting housing markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7112 NOV 01, 2014

Lozano-Gracia, Nancy; Young, Cheryl

Uzbekistan - Pap-Angren Railway Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan (Russian)

The objective of the Pap-Angren Railway Project is to reduce costs and provide connectivity between the Uzbek part of the Ferghana Valley and the rest of Uzbekistan thereby improving access and closing economic gap with the rest of Uzbekistan and international markets. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1696 OCT 09, 2014

A dynamic spatial model of rural-urban transformation with public goods (English)

This paper develops a dynamic model that explains the pattern of population and production allocation in an economy with an urban location and a rural one. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7051 OCT 01, 2014

Biller, Dan; Andres, Luis; Cuberes, David

Trade and cities (English)

Many developing countries display remarkably high degrees of urban concentration that are incommensurate with their levels of urbanization. The cost of excessively high levels of urban concentration can be very high in terms of overpopulation, congestion, and productivity growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6913 JUN 01, 2014

Karayalcin, Cem; Yilmazkuday, Hakan

China - Chongqing Small Towns Water Environment Management Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan of the Pengshui county flood and wastewater management subproject (English)

The development objective of the Chongqing Small Towns Water Environment Management Project for China is to reduce flood risks and improve wastewater services in selected counties of the Chongqing municipality. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1626 JUN 01, 2014

Chinese

Armenia - Trade Promotion and Quality Infrastructure Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 88355 MAY 28, 2014

Converting land into affordable housing floor space (English)

Cities emerge from the spatial concentration of people and economic activities. But spatial concentration is not enough; the economic viability of cities depends on people, ideas, and goods to move rapidly across the urban area. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6870 MAY 01, 2014

Bertaud, Alain

Urbanization as opportunity (English)

Urbanization deserves urgent attention from policy makers, academics, entrepreneurs, and social reformers of all stripes. Nothing else will create as many opportunities for social and economic progress. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6874 MAY 01, 2014

Fuller, Brandon; Romer, Paul

Urbanization and the geography of development (English)

This paper focuses on three interrelated questions on urbanization and the geography of development. First, although we herald cities with their industrial bases as quot;engines of growth,quot; does industrialization in fact drive urbanization? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6877 MAY 01, 2014

Henderson, J. Vernon

Armenia - Trade Promotion and Quality Infrastructure Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (Armenian)

The objective of the Armenia Trade Promotion and Quality Infrastructure Project is to strengthen the enabling environment and firm capacity to increase private investments and exports. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1619 MAR 27, 2014

English

Growing through cities in developing countries (English)

This paper examines the effects of urbanization on development and growth. It begins with a labor market perspective and emphasizes the importance of agglomeration economies, both static and dynamic. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6818 MAR 01, 2014

Duranton, Gilles

Multi-donor trust fund for sustainable logistics (MDTF-SL) : position note urban logistics and port-cities (English)

This note explores issues within the urban logistics and port-cities thematic pillar. It is one of three focus areas, or thematic pillars, for the multi-donor trust fund for sustainable logistics (MDTF-SL). ... See More +

Working Paper 85872 JAN 01, 2014

Blanco, Edgar E.

The systems of secondary cities : the neglected drivers of urbanising economies (English)

Many parts of the global and national systems of cities are not benefiting significantly from the ‘new age’ and economic geography of cities. Most of these are the secondary and small cities of less than a million people. ... See More +

Brief 89861 JAN 01, 2014

Roberts, Brian ; Peter Hohmann, Rene

Madagascar - Integrated Growth Poles Project : social and environmental impact assessment (Vol. 22) : Amenagements ecotouristiques au niveau du site mont passot : etude dapos;impact environnemental et social (French)

This environmental and social impact assessment of the Madagascar Integrated Growth Poles Project presents the environmental assessments for each of three strategic regions of the country: the district of Nosy Be, the Antananarivo / Antsirabe axis, and the district of Tolagnaro. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1118 NOV 04, 2013

Tecsult International Limitee; ECR; Land Ressources; APC

A systemic analysis of land markets and land institutions in West African cities : rules and practices - the case of Bamako, Mali (English)

This paper presents a new type of land market analysis relevant to cities with plural tenure systems as in West Africa. The methodology hinges on a systemic analysis of land delivery channels, which helps to show how land is initially made available for circulation, how tenure can be formalized incrementally, and the different means whereby households can access land. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6687 NOV 01, 2013

Durand-Lasserve, Alain; Durand-Lasserve, Maylis; Selod, Harris

Urbanization as opportunity (English)

Urbanization deserves urgent attention from policy makers, academics, entrepreneurs, and social reformers of all stripes. Nothing else will create as many opportunities for social and economic progress. ... See More +

Working Paper 84257 NOV 01, 2013

Fuller, Brandon; Romer, Paul

Converting land into affordable housing floor space (English)

Cities emerge from the spatial concentration of people and economic activities. But spatial concentration is not enough; the economic viability of cities depends on people, ideas, and goods to move rapidly across the urban area. ... See More +

Working Paper 84252 NOV 01, 2013

Bertaud, Alain

Urbanization and (in) formalization (English)

Inexorable urbanization and formalization have been the expectations in development discourse. Indeed, measures of urbanization and formalization have been provided and used as indicators of development. ... See More +

Working Paper 84258 NOV 01, 2013

Ghani, Ejaz; Kanbur, Ravi

Urbanization and the geography of development (English)

This paper focuses on several interrelated key questions on the geography of development. Although we herald cities with their industrial bases as apos;engines of growth,apos; does industrialization in fact drive urbanization? ... See More +

Working Paper 84232 NOV 01, 2013

Henderson, J. Vernon

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Bolivia - Bolivia Urban Infrastructure Project : P083979 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 17 (English)
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DEC 17, 2014 ISR17084 Implementation Status and Results Report
Housing consumption and urbanization (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7112 Policy Research Working Paper
Uzbekistan - Pap-Angren Railway Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan (Russian)
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OCT 09, 2014 RP1696 Resettlement Plan
A dynamic spatial model of rural-urban transformation with public goods (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7051 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade and cities (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6913 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Chongqing Small Towns Water Environment Management Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan of the Pengshui county flood and wastewater management subproject (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 RP1626 Resettlement Plan Chinese
Armenia - Trade Promotion and Quality Infrastructure Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 28, 2014 88355 Procurement Plan
Converting land into affordable housing floor space (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6870 Policy Research Working Paper
Urbanization as opportunity (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6874 Policy Research Working Paper
Urbanization and the geography of development (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6877 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia - Trade Promotion and Quality Infrastructure Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (Armenian)
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MAR 27, 2014 RP1619 Resettlement Plan English
Growing through cities in developing countries (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6818 Policy Research Working Paper
Multi-donor trust fund for sustainable logistics (MDTF-SL) : position note urban logistics and port-cities (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 85872 Working Paper
The systems of secondary cities : the neglected drivers of urbanising economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 89861 Brief
Madagascar - Integrated Growth Poles Project : social and environmental impact assessment (Vol. 22) : Amenagements ecotouristiques au niveau du site mont passot : etude dapos;impact environnemental et social (French)
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NOV 04, 2013 E1118 Environmental Assessment
A systemic analysis of land markets and land institutions in West African cities : rules and practices - the case of Bamako, Mali (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 WPS6687 Policy Research Working Paper
Urbanization as opportunity (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 84257 Working Paper
Converting land into affordable housing floor space (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 84252 Working Paper
Urbanization and (in) formalization (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 84258 Working Paper
Urbanization and the geography of development (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 84232 Working Paper