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Uwe Deichmann

Sr Urban Spec.

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 .Will digital technologies transform agriculture in developing countries ?
2 .Transport policies and development
3 .Hukou and highways : the impact of China?s spatial development policies on urbanization and regional inequality
4 .50 years of urbanization in Africa : examining the role of climate change
5 .A global urban risk index
6 .Growing green : the economic benefits of climate action
7 .On the road to prosperity ? The economic geography of China's national expressway network
8 .The economics of renewable energy expansion in rural Sub-Saharan Africa
9 .Density and disasters: economics of urban hazard risk
10 .International growth spillovers, geography and infrastructure
11 .Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2009 : una nueva geografia economica
12 .Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 2009 : repenser la geopraphie economique
13 .World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography
14 .World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography
15 .overview
16 .Spatial specialization and farm-nonfarm linkages
17 .Valuing access to water - a spatial hedonic approach applied to Indian cities
18 .Country stakes in climate change negotiations : two dimensions of vulnerability
19 .Urbanization and productivity : evidence from Turkish provinces over the period 1980-2000
20 .Road network upgrading and overland trade expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa
21 .Determinants of city growth in Brazil
22 .Examining the growth patterns of Brazilian cities
23 .Household savings and residential mobility in informal settlements
24 .Natural disaster hotspots: A global risk analysis
25 .Agglomeration, transport, and regional development in Indonesia
26 .The Economics of Regional Poverty-Environment Programs: An Application for Lao People's Democratic Republic
27 .Are you satisfied? citizen feedback and delivery of urban services
28 .Information-based instruments for improved urban management
29 .The poverty/environment nexus in Cambodia and Lao People's Democratic Republic
30 .Economic structure, productivity, and infrastructure quality in southern Mexico
31 .Tenure, Divesity, and commitment - community participation for urban service provision
32 .Agglomeration economies and productivity in Indian industry
33 .Urban and regional dynamics in Poland

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