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Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Conference, 2013: Bridging Rural and Urban Perspectives: Papers and Presentations

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May 13 - 14, 2013
World Bank Headquarters, Washington, D.C.


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PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS


MONDAY, MAY 13


SESSION 1: TODAY'S URBAN LANDSCAPE

Sukkoo Kim_Changes in the American Landscape: ppt; paper

Somik Lall_
Urbanization in Asia: ppt; paper

Julio Berdegué_Cities, territories and inclusive growth in Latin America: 
ppt; paper

Remi Jedwab_The Speed of Urbanization: Tales from Europe and Africa: pptpaper


SESSION 2: FORCES OF URBANIZATION

Doug Gollin_Urbanization with and without Industrialization: ppt; paper

Sukkoo Kim_Political Centralization and Urban Primacy in the Americas: 
ppt; paper

Vernon Henderson_Is African Urbanization Different: 
ppt; paper


SESSION 3: COMPETING FOR LAND

Jan Brueckner_Urban Squatting with Rent-Seeking Organizers: ppt; paper

Harris Selod_Structure and Informal Property Rights in West African Cities: ppt; paper

Justin Sandefur_Land Titling in Urban Slums: ppt; paper


TUESDAY, MAY 14

SESSION 4: WHO BENEFITS?

Doug Gollin_Sectoral Productivity Gap in Developing Countries: ppt; paper
Peter Lanjouw_ Poverty and City Size - Is There a Metropolitan Bias? ppt; paper

Luc Christiaensen_
Urbanization and Poverty - Don't forget the Middle: pptpaperpaper

Massimiliano Cali_Does Urbanisation Affect Rural Poverty? Evidence from India:ppt; paper


SESSION 5: URBANIZATION AND POVERTY REDUCTION - PANEL

Ravi Kanbur: ppt; paper

Peter Hazell:
 ppt; paper

Vernon Henderson


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