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The Impact of the CC Programme through Citation Analysis

Qin Duo

in A History of Econometrics: The Reformation from the 1970s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679348
eISBN:
9780191758416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679348.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics, History of Economic Thought

This chapter examines the impact of the CC programme by means of citation analysis for the period 1970-2005. Various citation measures demonstrate the enduring and extensive impact of the CC ... More


Urban Settlement: Data, Measures, and Trends

David E. Bloom, David Canning, Günther Fink, Tarun Khanna, and Patrick Salyer

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines data on urbanization. It reviews the most commonly used data sources, and highlights the difficulties inherent in defining and measuring the size of urban versus rural ... More


The Legacy Effect of Squatter Settlements on Urban Redevelopment

Ignacio A. Navarro and Geoffrey K. Turnbull

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The chapter presents a theoretical model that seeks to answer the question of why former squatter settlements tend to upgrade/redevelop at a slower pace than otherwise similar settlements originating ... More


Infrastructure and City Competitiveness in India

Somik V. Lall, Hyoung Gun Wang, and Uwe Deichmann

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Do local improvements in infrastructure provision improve city competitiveness? What public finance mechanisms stimulate local infrastructure supply? And how do local efforts compare with national ... More


The Gendered Nature of Asset Accumulation in Urban Contexts: Longitudinal Results from Guayaquil, Ecuador

Caroline Moser and Andrew Felton

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the gendered nature of asset accumulation between 1978 and 2004 in Indio Guayas, a low-income community on the periphery of the city of Guayaquil, Ecuador. In so doing, it ... More


Violent Urbanization and Homogenization of Space and Place: Reconstructing the Story of Sectarian Violence in Beirut

Nasser Yassin

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter aims at understanding the dynamics of sectarian violence in Beirut in the early phase of the Lebanese civil war (1975–〈N〉7) and the process of dividing the city into various sectarian ... More


Dar es Salaam as a ‘Harbour of Peace’ in East Africa: Tracing the Role of Creolized Urban Ethnicity in Nation‐State Formation

Deborah Fahy Bryceson

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Dar es Salaam is exceptional in East Africa for having a record of relatively little ethnic tension, and remaining tranquil and true to its name, the ‘harbour of peace’. This chapter explores the ... More


Solid Wastes, Poverty, and the Environment in Developing Country Cities: Challenges and Opportunities

Martin Medina

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Developing country cities face serious problems managing their wastes. Waste collection is insufficient and disposal inappropriate. Despite spending increasing resources, many cities collect a ... More


Building Sustainable Historic Centres: A Comparative Approach for Innovative Urban Projects

Adriana Rabinovich and Andrea Catenazzi

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Since the 1980s, the promotion of heritage values has gradually become a relevant issue for urban planning. The need to turn the historic centres into areas of development for the market, through ... More


Beyond the Tipping Point: A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Urbanization and Development

Jo Beall, Basudeb Guha‐Khasnobis, and Ravi Kanbur

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The world has just crossed the point where more than half the global population is urban, a trend driven by rapid urbanization in developing countries. Urban centres offer economies of scale in terms ... More


Parsing the Urban Poverty Puzzle: A Multi‐Generational Panel Study in Rio de Janeiro's Favelas, 1968–2008 *

Janice E. Perlman

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter describes the methodology of a longitudinal multi-generational study in the favelas (shantytowns) of Rio de Janeiro from 1968 to 2008. Major political transformations took place in ... More


Urban Myths and the Mis-Use of Data that Underpin Them 1

David Satterthwaite

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter describes the gaps and limitations in the data available on urban populations for many low- and middle-income nations and how this limits the accuracy of international comparisons –〈M〉 ... More


Evolving City Systems

Henry G. Overman and Anthony J. Venables

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter reviews the literature on the forces driving urbanization in developing countries. It presents a model outlining how globalization can lead to the evolution of an urban structure which ... More


Suburbanization and Residential Desegregation in South Africa's Cities

Wim Naudé

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Population density gradients for South Africa's cities are quite small in absolute value, indicating a relatively flat population distribution across the cities. In contrast employment is less flatly ... More


The Face of Urban Poverty: Explaining the Prevalence of Slums in Developing Countries

Ben C. Arimah

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

One of the most visible manifestations of urban poverty in developing countries is the proliferation of slums. While attention has focused on the rapid pace of urbanization as the major factor ... More


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