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Urbanization provides South Asian countries with the potential to transform their economies to join the ranks of richer nations in both prosperity and livability, but the World Bank report Leveraging…
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By Guy Michaels and Ferdinand Rauch   Do fixed geographic features such as coastlines and rivers determine town locations, or can historical events trap towns in unfavourable locations for…
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By Simon Franklin and Julien Labonne   We test how labour markets adjust to large, but temporary, economic shocks in a context in which such shocks are common. Using an individual-level panel, from…
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Neeraj G. Baruah, J. Vernon Henderson and Cong Peng, London School of Economics   Differential institutions imposed during colonial rule continue to affect the spatial structure and urban…
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By Paul Collier, Oxford University   The headline demographics of sub-Saharan Africa appear to be reason for concern. Looking back, since Independence in the 1960s, the region has been the major…
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Cities in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: A Story of Urban Growth and Decline was developed under the framework of the Spatial Development of Cities research program with the support of DFID. It…
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