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Uwe Deichmann

Senior Environmental Specialist

UWE DEICHMANN is an economic geographer in the World Bank’s Development Research Group where he also coordinates its Spatial Analysis Team. His research interests are in the geographic aspects of development. His recent work has included issues of housing and urban development, the role of infrastructure in promoting regional growth, and the impacts of natural hazards and global change on economic development. He has been a principal author of the World Development Report 2009 "Reshaping Economic Geography." Prior to joining the World Bank he worked for the UN Environment Program and the UN Statistics Division. He holds a Ph.D. in Economic Geography and Regional Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

The author's works below are drawn from the World Bank's institutional archives. Other documents by this author.


World Bank working papers and publications

1 .A global urban risk index
2 .Growing green : the economic benefits of climate action
3 .On the road to prosperity ? The economic geography of China's national expressway network
4 .The economics of renewable energy expansion in rural Sub-Saharan Africa
5 .Density and disasters: economics of urban hazard risk
6 .International growth spillovers, geography and infrastructure
7 .Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2009 : una nueva geografia economica
8 .Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 2009 : repenser la geopraphie economique
9 .World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography
10 .World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography
11 .Spatial specialization and farm-nonfarm linkages
12 .Valuing access to water - a spatial hedonic approach applied to Indian cities
13 .Country stakes in climate change negotiations : two dimensions of vulnerability
14 .Urbanization and productivity : evidence from Turkish provinces over the period 1980-2000
15 .Road network upgrading and overland trade expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa
16 .Determinants of city growth in Brazil
17 .Examining the growth patterns of Brazilian cities
18 .Household savings and residential mobility in informal settlements
19 .Natural disaster hotspots: A global risk analysis
20 .Agglomeration, transport, and regional development in Indonesia
21 .The Economics of Regional Poverty-Environment Programs: An Application for Lao People's Democratic Republic
22 .Are you satisfied? citizen feedback and delivery of urban services
23 .Information-based instruments for improved urban management
24 .The poverty/environment nexus in Cambodia and Lao People's Democratic Republic
25 .Economic structure, productivity, and infrastructure quality in southern Mexico
26 .Tenure, Divesity, and commitment - community participation for urban service provision
27 .Agglomeration economies and productivity in Indian industry
28 .Urban and regional dynamics in Poland

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