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Journal articles

  • "Valuing access to water: A spatial hedonic approach applied to Bangalore, India" (with L. Anselin, N. Lozano-Gracia and S.V. Lall), Spatial Economic Analysis, 2010.
  • World Development Report 2009: A Practical Economic Geography (with I. Gill and C. Goh), Economic Geography, forthcoming.
  • "Road network upgrading and overland trade expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa" (with P. Buys and D. Wheeler), Journal of African Economies, 2010.
  • "Urban Proximity, Agricultural Potential and Non-Farm Employment: Evidence from Bangladesh" (with F. Shilpi and R. Vakis), World Development 37(3):645-660, 2009.
  • "Country stakes in climate change negotiations : two dimensions of vulnerability" (with P. Buys, C. Meisner, T.T. That, and D. Wheeler), Climate Policy 9: 288-305, 2009.
  • "Measurement of Accessibility and its Applications" (with N. Yoshida), Journal of Infrastructure 1(1):1-18, 2009.
  • "The economic geography of regional integration" (with I. Gill), Finance and Development,  45, 4:45-48, 2008.
  • "Industrial Location in Developing Countries" (with S.V. Lall, S.J. Redding, and A.J. Venables), World Bank Research Observer 23(2):219-246, 2008.
  • "Citizen feedback and delivery of urban services" (with S.V. Lall), World Development 35(4): 649-662, 2008.
  • "Determinants of City Growth in Brazil" (with D. da Mata, J.V. Henderson, S.V. Lall and H.G. Wang), Journal of Urban Economics 62 (2): 252-272, 2007.
  • "Fiscal and distributional implications of property tax reforms in Indian cities" (with S.V. Lall),  Economic and Political Weekly, July 22, 3209-3220, 2006.
  • "Household savings and residential mobility in informal settlements in Bhopal India" (with S.V. Lall and A. Suri), Urban Studies 43 (7): 1-15, 2006.
  • "The economics of decentralized poverty–environment programs: An application for Lao PDR" (with P. Buys, K. Chomitz, S. Dasgupta, B. Larsen, C. Meisner, J. Nygard, K. Pandey, N. Pinnoi, D. Wheeler), Journal of Policy Modeling 28: 811-824, 2006.
  • "Determining Global Population Distribution: Methods, Applications and Data" (with D.L. Balk, G. Yetman, F. Pozzi, S.I. Hay and A. Nelson), Advances in Parasitology 62: 119-156, 2006.
  • "The poverty/environment nexus in Cambodia and Lao People’s Democratic Republic" (with S. Dasgupta,, C. Meisner and D. Wheeler), World Development 33 (4): 617-638, 2005.
  • "Economic structure, productivity, and infrastructure quality in Southern Mexico" (with M. Fay, J. Koo and S.V. Lall), Annals of Regional Science 38(3): 361-385, 2004.
  • "Tenure, diversity, and commitment: Community participation for urban service provision" (with S.V. Lall, M. Lundberg and N. Chaudhury), Journal of Development Studies 40(3):1-26, 2004.
  • "Agglomeration economies and productivity in Indian industry" (with S.V. Lall and Z. Shalizi), Journal of Development Economics 73(2): 643-673, 2004.
  • "Human population growth and the extinction of the tsetse fly" (with R. Reid, R. Kruska, P. Thornton, and S. Leak), Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 77: 227-236, 2000.
  • "Estimating mortality, morbidity and disability due to malaria among Africa’s non-pregnant population" (with R. Snow, M. Craig and K. Marsh), Bulletin of the World Health Organization 77(8): 624-640, 1999.
  • "A preliminary continental risk map for Malaria mortality among African children" (with Snow, R., M.H. Craig and D. le Sueur), Parasitology Today 15(3): 99-104, 1999.
  • "World population on a grid of spherical quadrilaterals" (with W.Tobler, J. Gottsegen and K. Maloy), International Journal of Population Geography 3: 203-225, 1997.
  • "A framework for the areal interpolation of socioeconomic data" (with M.F. Goodchild and L. Anselin), Environment and Planning A 25: 383-397, 1993.
  • "Dealing with errors in spatial databases: Results from a national research initiative" (with M. F. Goodchild and L. Anselin), The Operational Geographer 10(2):12-22, 1992.

Chapters in books

  • "Deepening Regional Integration" (with S. Coulibaly, A. Roberts and V. Foster) in Africa’s Infrastructure: A Time for Transformation, ed. Vivien Foster and Cecilia Briceno-Garmendia. Agence Française de Développement and World Bank, Washington, D.C., 2010.
  • "Infrastructure and City Competitiveness in India" (with S.V. Lall and H.G. Wang), refereed chapter in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, ed. Jo Beall, Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis and Ravi Kanbur. UN WIDER, London School of Economics, forthcoming.
  • "Geographical targeting: A review of alternative methods and approaches" (with D. Bigman), in Geographical Targeting for Poverty Alleviation: Methodology and Applications, ed. D. Bigman and H. Fofack. Regional and Sectoral Studies, Washington DC: World Bank, 43-73, 2000.
  • "Spatial indicators of access and fairness for the location of public facilities" (with D. Bigman), in Geographical Targeting for Poverty Alleviation: Methodology and Applications, ed.D. Bigman and H. Fofack, Regional and Sectoral Studies, Washington DC: World Bank. 181-206, 2000.
  • "The implementation of integrated models in a multi-regional system" (with L. Anselin and Serge Rey), in New Directions in Regional Analysis: Multi-regional Approaches, ed. L. Anselin and M. Madden. London: Belhaven Press, 146-170, 1990.


  • Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction - Risk and Poverty in a Changing Climate, United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Secretariat (UNISDR), Geneva, 2009 (co-author).
  • World Development Report 2009 – Reshaping Economic Geography, World Bank, Washington, DC, 2008 (principal author).
  • Natural Disaster Hotspots. A Global Risk Analysis (with M. Dilley, R. Chen, A. Lerner-Lam, and M. Arnold), World Bank Disaster Risk Management Series No. 5, World Bank, Washington, DC, 2005
  • Promoting the rural non-farm sector in Bangladesh (with F. Shilpi, A. McCalla and R. Vakis), Report No. 29719-BD, South Asia Region, World Bank, Washington, D.C., 2004.
  • Handbook on Geographic Information Systems and Digital Mapping, Series: F, No.79, Department for Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations Statistics Division, New York, 2000.
  • Geographical information systems for population statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 68, Department of Economic and Social Information and Policy Analysis, Statistics Division, New York, 1997.
  • Global digital datasets for land degradation studies: A GIS approach (with L. Eklundh, United Nations Environment Programme, Global Resource Information Database, Case Study No. 4, Nairobi, Kenya, 1991.

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