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  1. Integrating Green Infrastructure Practices into Ongoing Expansion and Management of the Chilean Electrical Transmission Network

    Documentos de trabajo
    Diciembre 2018
    Daniela Martínez Gutiérrez

    The energy revolution that Chile is experiencing due to the massive incorporation of variable renewable energy to its energy matrix creates an environmental paradox. The greener our energy is getting...

  2. The Preservation of Subsidized Housing

    What We Know and Need to Know
    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 2018
    Vincent Reina

    There is an abundance of research highlighting the lack of affordable rental housing in the U.S. Given this scarcity, it is all the more important to understand the future of the existing subsidized...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. The Brazilian Housing Program Minha Casa Minha Vida

    Effect on Urban Sprawl
    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 2018
    Ciro Biderman, Martha H. Hiromoto, and Frederico R. Ramos

    We analyze the impacts on the urban form of a large Brazilian public housing program—Programa Minha Casa Minha Vida (PMCMV). Our aim in this paper is to determine whether the program impacts...

  6. Externalidades urbanas en el mercado de suelo y en las finanzas municipales de la renovación de centros urbanos

    El caso de la Municipalidad de Santiago de Chile
    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 2018
    Isabel Brain

    Este estudio del caso de Santiago demuestra que la renovación urbana no se traduce necesariamente en un aumento de los ingresos municipales. Los recursos recaudados producto del mayor...

  7. Housing Affordability in a Global Perspective

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

    This paper discusses housing affordability in cities the world over based on data from the Land and Housing Survey in a Global Sample of Cities. We report on the composition of the housing sector...

  8. Green Infrastructure in Patagonia

    Sharing the Recent Chilean Land Conservation Experience with the European Conservation Community
    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 2018
    Tilmann Disselhoff and Tom Kirschey

    This paper attempts to capture some of the early lessons from the creation of a new National Park Network in Chilean Patagonia. We argue that the National Park Network of Patagonia constitutes green...

  9. Harnessing Technology for Land Conservation

    Reflections on the Evolving Role of Geographic Information Services and Technology in Advancing the Land for People Mission of The Trust for Public Land
    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 2018
    Will Rogers

    By developing and using sophisticated mapping and spatial analysis tools, The Trust for Public Land (TPL) has been able to dramatically increase its effectiveness in delivering its land-for-people...

  10. Accuracy Assessment and Map Comparisons for Monitoring Urban Expansion

    The Atlas of Urban Expansion and the Global Human Settlements Layer
    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 2018
    Alejandro M. Blei, Shlomo Angel, Daniel L. Civco, Yang Liu, and Xinyue Zhang

    The availability of global high-resolution built-up area datasets provides researchers and policy makers a tool for monitoring progress on a number of sustainable development targets. These datasets...

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