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Economic aspects (Urban planning)
Research Brief
Supporting Design of Green Cities

Development of green cities is one way to help address problems associated with climate change...

Economic aspects (Urban planning) Economic assistance and foreign aid Sustainable development
Working Paper
Foreign Aid, Urbanization and Green Cities

Rapid urbanization, and particularly the associated problems of urban poverty, unsustainable development and environmental degradation, pose an enormous challenge to many developing countries...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Sustainable development Economic aspects (Urban planning)
Working Paper
Significance of Public Space in the Fragmented City: Designing Strategies for Urban Opportunities in Informal Settlements of Buenos Aires City

This article surveys the problem of urban marginalization by one of its more critical expressions in the contemporary city: the slums...

Public (Decision making) Segregation Urban planning
Working Paper
Urban Myths and the Mis-use of Data that Underpin Them

This paper 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 – for instance of levels of urbanization and of the s...

Methodology (Quantitative research) Economic aspects (Rural planning) Economic aspects (Urban planning)
Working Paper
Evolving City Systems

This paper 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 may approximate Zipf’s law...

Economic development Regional economics Economic aspects (Regional planning)
Working Paper
The Legacy Effect of Squatter Settlements on Urban Redevelopment

The paper 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 in the formal sector...

Econometrics Institutional economics Land use
Working Paper
Violent Urbanization and Homogenization of Space and Place: Reconstructing the Story of Sectarian Violence in Beirut

This paper aims at understanding the dynamics of sectarian violence in the city of Beirut, by looking at the early phase of violence in the Lebanese civil war (1975–90), and the process of dividing Beirut into various sectarian enclaves control...

Urban economics Finance (Urban economics) Economic aspects (Urban planning)
Book Chapter
Urban Myths and the Mis-use of Data that Underpin Them

From the book: Urbanization and Development

Methodology (Quantitative research) Economic aspects (Rural planning) Economic aspects (Urban planning)
Book Chapter
Evolving City Systems

From the book: Urbanization and Development

Economic development Regional economics Economic aspects (Regional planning)
Book Chapter
The Legacy Effect of Squatter Settlements on Urban Redevelopment

From the book: Urbanization and Development

Econometrics Institutional economics Land use
Book Chapter
Violent Urbanization and Homogenization of Space and Place: Reconstructing the Story of Sectarian Violence in Beirut

From the book: Urbanization and Development

Urban economics Finance (Urban economics) Economic aspects (Urban planning)
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