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An agenda for research on urbanization in developing countries : a summary of findings from a scoping exercise

  • Annez , Patricia Clarke
  • Linn, Johannes F.
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    This paper assesses the state of research and examines priorities for future work in the area of urbanization and growth. This is done by reviewing and summarizing the findings of five scoping papers covering the following topics: urban poverty, the political economy of urban poverty, urban real estate and housing, urban infrastructure finance, and external assistance for urban development.

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    Paper provided by The World Bank in its series Policy Research Working Paper Series with number 5476.

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    Date of creation: 01 Nov 2010
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    1. Robert M. Buckley & Jerry Kalarickal, 2006. "Thirty Years of World Bank Shelter Lending : What Have We Learned?," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 7061.
    2. James Alm, 2011. "Municipal Finance of Urban Infrastructure: Knowns and Unknowns," Working Papers 1103, Tulane University, Department of Economics.
    3. Matias Cattaneo & Sebastian Galiani & Paul Gertler & Sebastian Martinez & Rocio Titiunik, 2008. "Housing, Health and Happiness," CEDLAS, Working Papers 0074, CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
    4. Buckley, Robert M. & Mathema, Ashna S., 2007. "Is Accra a superstar city ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4453, The World Bank.
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