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Conference Presentations

 

Plenary 1: Opening
16 June 2012 [09:00 - 11:00]
Saskia Sassen, ‘Rethinking Development: Any Role for Cities’,
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Plenary 2: Cities as Engines of Growth
16 June 2012 [16:30 - 18:30]
Isher Ahluwalia, ‘Cities as Engines of Growth’
J. Vernon Henderson, ‘The Geography of Development within Countries’,
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Matthew Kahn, ‘Green Cities during a Time of Urban Growth’,
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Plenary 3: Urban Externalities: Contagious Disease, Congestion and Crime
17 June 2012 [09:00 - 11:00]
Susan Fainstein, ‘Urban Externalities: Improving Health, Congestion and Safety under Principles of Justice: Applicability of the Singapore Model?’,
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Teresa Caldeira, 'Urban Transgressions:  New Urban Practices, Youth, and Violence in São Paulo'

Plenary 4: Urbanization and Poverty
17 June 2012 [16:00 - 18:00]
Ravi Kanbur, ‘The Informality Lens’,
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Robert Buckley, ‘Are Many Cities Becoming Malthusian?’,
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Carlos Vainer, ‘Urban Development Policies and Anti-Poverty Policies – the Penelope Shroud Challenge’,
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Plenary 5: Urbanization and Development: The Enabling Policy Environment
18 June 2012 [09:00 - 11:00]
Anthony Venables, ‘Housing and Urbanisation in Africa: Developing Formal Private Mass Housing’,
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Mario Pezzini, ‘Long Term Geology: Shifting Wealth’,
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Thomas Sevcik, ‘Can Cities be done in the Right Way: Food for Thoughts’,
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Plenary 6: Concluding Roundtable
18 June 2012 [16:00 - 18:00]
Christine Kessedes, ‘Helping Cities Turn Knowledge into Action: Developing the Capacity for Cities to Reform and Innovate’,
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Eduardo Lora, ‘A New Way of Monitoring the Quality of Urban Life’,
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Simon Snoxell, 'Development Assistance: Urbanization and Development'

Conference Papers

Parallel 1.1: Urbanization Diversity and Development
16 June 2012 [11:30 - 13:00]
Session organized by the European Development Research Network (EUDN)

Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis, 'Urbanization and Development in Asia: Multidimensional Perspectives',
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Remi Jedwab, 'Why is African Urbanization Different? Evidence from Resource Exports in Ghana and Ivory Coast',
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Parallel 1.2: Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development
16 June 2012 [11:30 - 13:00]
Presentation by Finalists of the 2011 Global Development Awards Competition

Parallel 1.3: What’s the scoop about the poop?
16 June 2012 [11:30 - 13:00]
Session organized by the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)

Ryan Cooper, 'Building a Brighter Future: A Randomized Experiment of Slum-Housing Upgrading in Mexico',
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Parallel 2.1: Japanese Award for the Most Innovative Development Project
16 June 2012 [14:00 - 16:00]
Presentation by Finalists of the 2011 Global Development Awards Competition

Parallel 2.2: Presentation by Finalists of the 2011 Global Development Medals Competition
16 June 2012 [14:00 - 16:00]
Theme 1: The Interactive Economy and Urban Development

Musiliu Adeolu Adewole, 'Schooling Externalities In Urban Nigeria: The Social Interactive Sources',
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Yeqing Huang, 'Dynamic Changes of Labour Market and Employment Opportunities of Migrant Workers in Transitional China: Evidences from Three Metropolises',
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Rupinder Kaur, 'Spatial Concentration/ Diversification: Comparative Analysis of Class I Cities Located Within and Outside Urban Agglomerations in India  (1991-2001)',
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Cuong Nguyen, 'Does Urbanization Help Poverty Reduction in Rural Areas? Evidence from a Developing Country',
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Zheng Xu, 'Agglomeration Shadow: A Non-Linear Core',
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Parallel 2.3: Presentation by Finalists of the 2011 Global Development Medals Competition
16 June 2012 [14:00 - 16:00]
Theme 2: Urban Externalities (Contagious Disease, Congestion and Crime) and Urban Poverty

Martin Benavides, 'Family Well-being, Women Attitudes and the Intergenerational Transmission of Violence in Urban Areas in Peru',
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Zhiming Cheng, 'Layoffs and Urban Poverty in the State-Owned Enterprise Communities in Shaanxi Province, China',
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Samik Chowdhury, 'Public Retreat, Private Expenses and Penury: A Study of Illness-Induced Impoverishment in Urban India',
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Berhanu Eskezia, 'The Incidence of Urban Poverty in the Female-Headed Households in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia',
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Filipe Lage de Sousa, 'Urban Externalities and Migration Flows',
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Parallel 3.1: Cities in Transition
17 June 2012 [11:30 - 13:00]
Session jointly organized by the Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education-Economic Institute (CERGE-EI) and Economics Education and Research Consortium (EERC)

Tatiana Mikhailova, 'Gulag, WWII and the Long-Run Patterns of Soviet City Growth',
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Uladzimir Valetka, 'City Growth Rates in Eastern European Transition Economies',
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Parallel 3.2: Urban Governance
17 June 2012 [11:30 - 13:00]
Session organized by the South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes (SANEI)

Bishnu Dev Pant, 'Issues of Urban Governance in Nepal, with Special Reference to Kathmandu',
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Parallel 3.3: Presentation by Finalists of the 2011 Global Development Medals Competition
17 June 2012 [11:30 - 13:00]
Theme 3: The Enabling Environment – Housing, Transportation and Infrastructure

Rivayani Darmawan, 'Elite Capture in Urban Society: Evidence from Indonesia',
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Venkatesh Dutta, 'War on the Dream, How Land Use Dynamics and Peri-Urban Growth Characteristics of a Sprawling City Devour the Master Plan and Urban  Suitability?',
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Nestor Gandelman, 'Inter-Generational Effects of Titling Programs: Physical vs. Human Capital',
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Pritika Hingorani, 'Housing and Basic Infrastructure Services for All: A Conceptual Framework for Urban India',
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Gyana Ranjan Panda, 'Gender Responsive Budget Analysis in Water and Sanitation: A Study of Two Resettlement Colonies (Jhuggi Jhopri Clusters) in Delhi',
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Parallel 4.1: The Challenges of Rapid Urbanization in Latin America
17 June 2012 [14:00 - 15:30]
Session organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Parallel 4.2: Enabling Urbanization, Enabling Development in East Asia
17 June 2012 [14:00 - 15:30]
Session organized by the East Asian Development Network (EADN) and GDN Japan

Stella Luz A. Quimbo, 'Urbanization and Housing: Rethinking Urban Housing Policy in the Philippines' (with Toby Melissa C. Monsod),
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Yasuyuki Sawada, 'How does an Urban Disaster Differ from a Rural Disaster? A Comparison of Household Level Impacts of Kobe and Chuetsu Earthquakes and its Implications for Reconstruction of the Great East Japan Earthquake',
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Parallel 5.1: Measuring agglomeration effects and their implications
18 June 2012 [11:30 - 13:00]
Session organized by the Department of Economics, Central European University (CEU)

Sergey Lychagin, 'Spillovers, Absorptive Capacity and Agglomeration',
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Parallel 5.2: Roundtable on Sustainable and Smart Cities
18 June 2012 [11:30 - 13:00]
Session organized by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance

Parallel 6.1: Roundtable on Land use regulation and urban renewal in Latin America
18 June 2012 [14:00 - 15:30]
Session organized by the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA)

Parallel 6.2: Urbanization in the Pacific
18 June 2012 [14:00 - 15:30]
Session organized by the Oceania Development Network (ODN)

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