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  1. The Costs and Benefits of Urban Expansion

    Evidence from Mexico, 1990–2010
    Documentos de trabajo
    Marzo 2019
    Jorge Montejano, Paavo Monkkonen, Erick Guerra, and Camilo Caudillo

    Urbanization is generally linked to economic growth, and agglomeration economies mean that people in larger cities are more productive. However, urban expansion is also associated with congestion,...

  2. 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...

  3. Dar vivienda a los sin techo

    Las ciudades prósperas tratan la crisis de sus calles, que se agrava cada vez más
    Revista Land Lines
    Febrero 2019
    Por Kathleen McCormick

    Por primera vez desde 2010, en Estados Unidos aumentó la cantidad de gente sin techo. Debido a esto, las ciudades implementan nuevos enfoques para ofrecerles refugio, como convertir...

  4. Land Lines January 2019

    Revista Land Lines
    Enero 2019
    Edited by Katharine Wroth

    This issue, celebrating 30 years of Land Lines and the Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy, includes articles on the colorful history of the Colorado River, seeking compromise in an era of...

  5. Place Database

    Percent Change in Population Colorado River Basin, 2000–2016
    Revista Land Lines
    Enero 2019
    By Jenna DeAngelo, January 10, 2019

    The Colorado River Basin includes four of the eight fastest-growing states in the nation: Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, and Utah. All seven of the basin states project strong population growth over the...

  6. Beyond Drought

    The Search for Solutions as Climate Impacts a Legendary River
    Revista Land Lines
    Enero 2019
    By Matt Jenkins, January 10, 2019

    The Colorado River Basin states and tribes, the U.S. government, and Mexico have been pushing hard to finalize plans for addressing a persistent drought. But these efforts are likely just the...

  7. Hydraulic Empire

    Sharing a Legacy, Carving a Future for the Colorado River
    Revista Land Lines
    Diciembre 2018
    By Allen Best

    In its sheer complexity, the Colorado stands out among the rivers of America, and probably the world. Explore the twists and turns of this 1,450-mile waterway, which lead from the snowy mountains of...

  8. Colorado River Water

    The Shift from Farms to Cities
    Revista Land Lines
    Diciembre 2018
    By Allen Best

    Until recent decades, agriculture was the main driver of development along the Colorado River. But with population growth, water use has shifted to urban needs, with implications for water-sharing...

  9. Urban Expansion in a Global Sample of Cities, 1990 – 2014

    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 2018
    Alejandro M. Blei, Shlomo Angel, Daniel L. Civco, Nicolás Galarza, Achilles Kallergis, Patrick Lamson-Hall, Yang Liu, and Jason Parent

    Using a 200-city sample that was carefully selected to represent the universe of 4,231 cities in in 2010, we generated measures of cities’ areas and populations at three points in time over a...

  10. The State of the Streets

    New Findings from the Atlas of Urban Expansion – 2016 Edition
    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 2018
    Patrick Lamson-Hall, Shlomo Angel, and Yang Liu

    Relatively little is known about the spatial organization of streets and roads in the world’s cities, the differences that exist across cities, or the differences that have emerged within...

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