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  • Tense Commandmentsby Pietro S. Nivola

    Brookings Institution Press 1996; US$ 19.95

    During the past decade, dozens of large cities lost population as jobs and people kept moving to the suburbs. Despite widespread urban revitalization and renewal, one fact remains unmistakable: when choosing where to live and work, Americans prefer the suburbs to the cities. Many underlying causes of the urban predicament are familiar: disproportionate... more...

  • Urban and Regional Planning in Indiaby S K Kulshrestha

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 40.00

    Urban and Regional Planning in India refers to processes and procedures for and manner of conducting spatial planning and development activities. The scope of professional practice in planning has now become very vast. Dr. Kulshrestha provides a detailed study of professional practice in the field of urban and regional planning in India, covering... more...

  • Urban and Regional Policy and Its Effectsby Margaret Weir; Nancy Pindus; Howard Wial; Harold Wolman

    Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 32.95

    The mission of the Urban and Regional Policy and Its Effects series is to inform policymakers, practitioners, and scholars about the effectiveness of select policy approaches, reforms, and experiments in addressing the key social and economic problems facing today's cities, suburbs, and metropolitan areas. Volume four of the series introduces... more...

  • Urban and Regional Policy and Its Effectsby Nancy Pindus; Howard Wial; Harold Wolman

    Brookings Institution Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    Urban and Regional Policy and Its Effects , the third in a series, sets out to inform policymakers, practitioners, and scholars about the effectiveness of select policy approaches, reforms, and experiments in addressing key social and economic problems facing cities, suburbs, and metropolitan areas. The chapters analyze responses to five key policy... more...

  • Urban and Regional Policy and Its Effectsby Margery Austin Turner; Howard Wial; Harold Wolman

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    The goal of this book, the first in a series, is to bring policymakers, practitioners, and scholars up to speed on the state of knowledge on various aspects of urban and regional policy. What do we know about the effectiveness of select policy approaches, reforms, or experiments on key social and economic problems facing cities, suburbs, and metropolitan... more...

  • Urban and Regional Policy and its Effectsby Nancy Pindus; Howard Wial; Harold Wolman

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    Urban and Regional Policy and Its Effects , the second in a series, sets out to inform policymakers, practitioners, and scholars about the effectiveness of select policy approaches, reforms, and experiments in addressing key social and economic problems facing cities, suburbs, and metropolitan areas. The chapters analyze responses to six key policy... more...

  • Well Begun but Not Yet Doneby Valerie Kozel

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 24.99

    This book presents the key findings from a new poverty assessment for Vietnam, led jointly by the World Bank and the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS). It takes a fresh look at the lives of poor men, women, and children, and explores the constraints and opportunities they face today in rising out of poverty. The book aims to do three things.... more...

  • Africa Development Indicators 2006by World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 49.99

    Africa Development Indicators 2006 provides the most detailed collection of data on Africa available in one volume. It contains about 450 macroeconomic, sectoral, and social indicators, covering 53 African countries. Designed to provide all those interested in Africa with a focused and convenient set of data to monitor development programs and aid... more...

  • African Development Indicators 2005by World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 34.99

    African Development Indicators 2005 provides the most detailed collection of data on Africa available in one volume. It contains more than 500 macroeconomic, sectoral, and social indicators, covering over 50 African countries with data from 1965-2003. The book is grouped into 17 chapters: background data; national accounts; prices and exchange rates;... more...

  • Cities and the Urban Land Premiumby Henri L.F. de Groot; Gerard Marlet; Coen Teulings; Wouter Vermeulen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    After a long period of suburbanisation, cities have been in vogue again since the 1980s. But why are people prepared to spend far more money on a small house in the city than on a large house in the countryside - and why doesn't this apply to all cities? This book shows that the appeal of the city in the 21st century is not only determined by the... more...