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World Development Report 2009 "Reshaping Economic Geography"

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Published November 6, 2008
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Complete Report
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Table of Contents & front matter

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Geography in Motion: The report at a glancespacer
Geography in motion: The Report at a Glance - Density, Distance, and Division

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Overview
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Navigating This Report
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Geography in motion: overcoming distance in North Americaspacer
Geography in motion: Overcoming Distance in North America
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Part One: Seeing Development in 3-D
 
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Chapter 1: Density
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Chapter 2: Distance
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Chapter 3: Division
 

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Geography in motion: Overcoming Division in Western Europespacer
Geography in motion: Overcoming Division in Western Europe

 
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Part Two: Shaping Economic Geography
 
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Chapter 4: Scale Economies and Agglomeration
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Chapter 5: Factor Mobility and Migration
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Chapter 6: Transport Costs and Specialization
 
spacerGeography in motion: Distance and Division in East Asia
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Geography in motion: Distance and Division in East Asia
 
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Part Three: Reframing the Policy Debates
 
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Chapter 7: Concentration without Congestion: Policies for an inclusive urbanization
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Chapter 8: Unity, Not Uniformity: Effective approaches to territorial development
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Chapter 9: Winners without Borders: Integrating poor countries with world markets
 
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Geography in motion: Density, Distance, and Division in Sub-Saharan Africaspacer
Geography in motion: Density, Distance, and Division in Sub-Saharan Africa
 
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Bibliographical Note
 
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Endnotes 
 
References 
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Selected World Development Indicators
 
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Index
 



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