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  1. Planeta de ciudades

    Libros
    Junio 2015

    This book develops a science of global cities to prepare for the coming expansion of the planet's population and questions the main tenets of the Containment Paradigm. It provides planners and...

  2. Instrumentos notables de políticas de suelo en América Latina

    Libros
    Abril 2014

    Based on work presented at the May 2013 Latin American Forum on Noteworthy Instruments of Urban Intervention, this book (which includes work written in Spanish and Portuguese) presents 21 case...

  3. Financing Metropolitan Governments in Developing Countries

    Libros
    Abril 2013
    Edited by Roy W. Bahl, Johannes F. Linn, and Deborah L. Wetzel

    This work uses case studies of urban financing mechanisms in China, India, and Brazil to help decision makers in developing countries address the challenges of rapid metropolitan growth. The report...

  4. Planet of Cities

    Libros
    Septiembre 2012

    “Students and others looking for a place to start often ask, ‘If I could read just one book about xxxx, which would you suggest?’ When it comes to cities, I have a new favorite. It...

  5. Doing Bad by Doing Good?

    An Empirical Analysis of the Incentives from Informal Settlements’ Upgrading Programs on Urban Informality
    Documentos de trabajo
    Marzo 2019
    Cynthia Goytia and Guadalupe Dorna

    This paper has two different aims. First, we investigate the effects of informal settlements upgrading programs through a systematic review synthesizing the information provided by evaluations of...

  6. Strengthening Urban Resilience through Nature

    The potential of ecosystem-based measures for reduction of landslide risk in Rio de Janeiro
    Documentos de trabajo
    Junio 2018
    Wofram Lange, Simone Sandholz, and Udo Nehren

    Ecosystem-based measures have a high potential to replace or build on engineered solutions for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA), not only in rural but also in urban...

  7. Governing and Financing Cities in the Developing World

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Mayo 2014
    Roy W. Bahl and Johannes F. Linn

    The economic activity that drives growth in developing countries is heavily concentrated in urban areas. Big cities generate the most dynamic economic development, the strongest links to the global...

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