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Journal ArticleOpposition Parties and the Urban Poor in African Democracies
Africa’s urban poor increasingly represent a key constituency for electoral mobilization...Democracy Democratization Populism
Working PaperAgglomeration Index: Towards a New Measure of Urban Concentration
A common challenge in analyzing urbanization is the data...Regional economics Regional planning Urban planning
Book ChapterAgglomeration Index: Towards a New Measure of Urban Concentration
From the book: Urbanization and DevelopmentRegional economics Regional planning Urban planning
Book ChapterDevelopment Strategies and Regional Income Disparities in China
From the book: Inequality and Growth in Modern ChinaEconomic development Economic policy Income distribution
Journal ArticleFiscal Decentralization and Political Centralization in China: Implications for Growth and Inequality
Part of Journal Special Issue WIDER Symposium on Analyzing the Socioeconomic Consequences of Rising Inequality in ChinaCentral planning Economic development Equality and inequality
Working PaperDevelopment Strategies and Regional Income Disparities in China
This paper argues that the regional income gap of China is endogenously determined by its long-term economic development strategy...Economic development Economic policy Income distribution
Working PaperFiscal Decentralization and Political Centralization in China: Implications for Growth and Inequality
China’s current fiscal system is largely decentralized while its governance structure is rather centralized with strong top-down mandates and a homogenous governance structure...Central planning Economic development Equality and inequality
Working PaperReconstruction from Breakdown in Northeastern India: Building State Capability
The northeast region of India remains fraught with severe violence, poor growth and acute frustration among its youth. Success of policies to resolve the region’s crisis has proved less than encouraging...Conflict management Economic development Government accountability
Working PaperAn Inquiry into Cities and Their Role in Subnational Economic Growth in South Africa
South Africa is characterized by significant inequality in spatial economic activity...Economic development Regional economics Regional planning
Journal ArticleAn Inquiry into Cities and their Role in Subnational Economic Growth in South Africa
Part of Journal Special Issue Spatial Issues in AfricaEconomic development Regional economics Regional planning
Journal ArticleThe Political Economy of Malaysian Federalism: Economic Development, Public Policy and Conflict Containment
Part of Journal Special Issue Explaining Violent ConflictConflict management Fiscal policy Law and legislation (Natural resources)
Working PaperThe Political Economy of Malaysian Federalism: Economic Development, Public Policy and Conflict Containment
Conflicts within the Malaysian federation have been rooted in socio-economic disparities and the struggle for control of natural resource rents, which State Governments previously had exclusive control over, as originally provided for by the federal ...Conflict management Fiscal policy Law and legislation (Natural resources)
Book ChapterRegionalism, Security and Development: A Comparative Perspective
From the book: Comparing RegionalismsComparative economics National security Regional planning
Book ChapterPost-Hegemonic and Post-Socialist Regionalisms: A Comparison of East Asia and Central Europe
From the book: Comparing RegionalismsInternational relations Post-communism Regional economics
Book ChapterSubregional Responses to Globalization: A Comparative Analysis
From the book: Comparing RegionalismsComparative economics Globalization Regional economics