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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

Demography, urbanization and development : rural push, urban pull and... urban push ? (English)

Developing countries have urbanized rapidly since 1950. To explain urbanization, standard models emphasize rural-urban migration, focusing on rural push factors (agricultural modernization and rural poverty) and urban pull factors (industrialization and urban-biased policies). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7333 JUN 23, 2015

Jedwab,Remi Camille; Christiaensen,Luc; Gindelsky,Marina

India - Capacity Building for Urban Development Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Capacity Building for Urban Development Project for India is to assist the recipient in improving the systems and skills of select urban local government bodies with respect to urban management and urban poverty reduction, as well as to support the recipient’s implementation of various urban policy and institutional reforms. ... See More +

Project Paper RES17220 JUN 19, 2015

Urbanization trends in Bolivia : opportunities and challenges (English)

This note is a summary of a report that considers urban areas as the complement to rural areas that will allow the Plurinational State of Bolivia to achieve the goals set forth in its Patriotic Agenda for the Bicentennial 2025. ... See More +

Brief 97834 MAY 01, 2015

Trohanis,Zoe Elena Spanish

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

India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 95428 MAR 31, 2015

India - Andhra Pradesh Municipal Development Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Andhra Pradesh Municipal Development Project for India is to help improve urban services in Andhra Pradesh and the capacity of the participating urban local body (ULBs) to sustain and expand urban services. ... See More +

Project Paper RES15700 MAR 17, 2015

Land delivery systems in West African cities : the example of Bamako, Mali (English)

Urban and peri-urban land markets in rapidly expanding West African cities operate within and across different coexisting tenure regimes and involve complex procedures to obtain or make land available for housing. ... See More +

Publication 95360 MAR 17, 2015

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

Kenya - Municipal Program Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the restructuring for the Municipal Program (KMP) Project for Kenya is to improve planning and delivery of infrastructure services in urban areas in selected counties. ... See More +

Project Paper RES16946 FEB 26, 2015

Ghana - Secondary Education Improvement Project : resettlement policy framework (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan for 6 affected sites of 23 new school projects (English)

The development objective of the Secondary Education Improvement Project for Ghana is to increase access to upper secondary education in underserved school districts and improve quality in low-performing senior high schools in Ghana. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1623 FEB 17, 2015

East Asias changing urban landscape : measuring a decade of spatial growth (Vol. 2) (English)

Urbanization is transforming the developing world. However, understanding the pace, scale, and form of urbanization has been limited by a lack of consistent data. ... See More +

Publication 93877 FEB 04, 2015

Vulnerability of internally displaced persons in urban settings (English)

Internal displacement, rapid growth of urban areas and proliferation of informal settlements are in the spotlight of public policy debate in Afghanistan at present. ... See More +

Working Paper 95964 JAN 01, 2015

East Asias changing urban landscape : measuring a decade of spatial growth : Overview (English)

Urbanization is transforming the developing world. However, understanding the pace, scale, and form of urbanization has been limited by a lack of consistent data. ... See More +

Publication 93877 JAN 01, 2015

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

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Dar es Salaam Metropolitan Development Project - P123134 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA15936 DEC 12, 2014

Bald,Andre A.

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

Planning energy efficient and livable cities : energy efficient cities (English)

The worlds urban population is expected to increase by about 2.7 billion by 2050. Virtually all of the increased population will be in developing countries, leading to massive needs for new and improved housing and urban infrastructures (UNDESA 2012). ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 93678 NOV 01, 2014

Salat, Serge; Chen, Mansha; Liu, Feng

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

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 OCT 28, 2014

English

Jordan - Regional and Local Development Project : procurement 1for consultants (English)

Procurement Plan 94002 OCT 27, 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

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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
Demography, urbanization and development : rural push, urban pull and... urban push ? (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 WPS7333 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Capacity Building for Urban Development Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 19, 2015 RES17220 Project Paper
Urbanization trends in Bolivia : opportunities and challenges (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 97834 Brief Spanish
Rising through cities in Ghana : urbanization review - overview report (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96449 Other Urban Study
India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project : chair summary (English)
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MAR 31, 2015 95428 Board Summary
India - Andhra Pradesh Municipal Development Project : restructuring (English)
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MAR 17, 2015 RES15700 Project Paper
Land delivery systems in West African cities : the example of Bamako, Mali (English)
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MAR 17, 2015 95360 Publication French
Kenya - Municipal Program Project : restructuring (English)
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FEB 26, 2015 RES16946 Project Paper
Ghana - Secondary Education Improvement Project : resettlement policy framework (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan for 6 affected sites of 23 new school projects (English)
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FEB 17, 2015 RP1623 Resettlement Plan
East Asias changing urban landscape : measuring a decade of spatial growth (Vol. 2) (English)
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FEB 04, 2015 93877 Publication
Vulnerability of internally displaced persons in urban settings (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 95964 Working Paper
East Asias changing urban landscape : measuring a decade of spatial growth : Overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93877 Publication
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
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Dar es Salaam Metropolitan Development Project - P123134 (English)
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DEC 12, 2014 PIDA15936 Project Information Document
Housing consumption and urbanization (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7112 Policy Research Working Paper
Planning energy efficient and livable cities : energy efficient cities (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93678 ESMAP 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 (Chinese)
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OCT 28, 2014 RP1626 Resettlement Plan English
Jordan - Regional and Local Development Project : procurement 1for consultants (English)
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OCT 27, 2014 94002 Procurement 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