Global Urban Development (and GUD-related) Documents and Publications

Porto Alegre City Government (POAdigital) video about the Sustainable Innovation Zone (ZISPOA)

GUD and ZISPOA Win Fundação Gaia and Virada Sustentável Award, June 2016 (Zero Hora newspaper article – English translation)

GUD and ZISPOA Win Fundação Gaia and Virada Sustentável Award, June 2016 (Zero Hora newspaper article in Portuguese)

GUD Interview in Fecomomercio RS magazine June 2016 (in Portuguese)

Video of ZISPOA television interview with Octo news, May 2016 (in Portuguese)

Porto Alegre Sustainable Innovation Zone (ZISPOA) Course Description, April 2016

ZISPOA Smart Living Challenge International Webinar: Sharing for Sustainable Mobility, April 2016

ZISPOA GeoSUMR Sustainable Urban GeoInformation International Webinar, April 2016

Jornal do Comércio ZISPOA interview, March 2016 (English translation)

Jornal do Comércio ZISPOA interview, March 2016 (in Portuguese)

GUD Presentation on The Metropolitan Strategy in Portland, International Seminar on Metropolitan Planning, Ministry of Cities, UN-Habitat, IPEA, Caixa Econômica Federal, and Inter-American Development Bank, December 2015, Brasilia, Brazil

Video of Dr. Marc Weiss speech (in Portuguese), Climate March, November 29, 2015, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Text of Dr. Marc Weiss speech (in Portuguese), Climate March, November 29, 2015, Porto Alegre

Text of Dr. Marc Weiss speech (in English), Climate March, November 29, 2015, Porto Alegre

UN-Habitat World Urban Campaign, October 2015: Global Urban Development, Paralelo Vivo, and Sustainable Innovation Zones in Porto Alegre, Brazil

Porto Alegre Sustainable Innovation Zone Course Description, October 2015

Serra Gaúcha Sustainable Innovation Zones, Jornal do Comércio, September 2015 (English translation)

Serra Gaúcha como Zona de Inovação, Jornal do Comércio, September 2015 (in Portuguese)

Serra Gaúcha Regional Economic Strategy Partnership, Jornal do Comércio, July 2015 (English translation)

Pacto para alavancar Serra Gaúcha, Jornal do Comércio, July 2015 (in Portuguese)

GUD Presentation on Metropolitan Economic Strategy, Sustainable Innovation, and Inclusive Prosperity for the Serra Gaucha Region, 1st International Congress on Environmental and Social Responsibility, FSG, Caxias do Sul, Brazil, June 2015

Being Green is a Great Deal, 1st International Congress on Environmental and Social Responsibility, FSG, Caxias do Sul, Brazil, June 2015 (in Portuguese)

21st Century Leapfrog Economic Strategy: Rio Grande do Sul Becomes the Most Sustainable and Innovative Place in Latin America by 2030. GUD‑Unisinos Report to the Rio Grande do Sul State Government and the World Bank, March 2015

Rio Grande do Sul 2015 Leapfrog Economic Strategy, Executive Summary

Rio Grande do Sul 2015 Leapfrog Economic Strategy, Executive Summary (in Portuguese)

GUD Vice Chair Sir Peter Hall, the Origins of Global Urban Development, and the Western Urban and Regional Collective at the University of California, Berkeley

GUD Presentation on NoMa and the 4th District, Unisinos, Porto Alegre, Brazil, December 2014

GUD Presentation on 21st Century Leapfrog Economic Strategy: Rio Grande do Sul Becomes the Most Sustainable and Innovative Place in Latin America by 2030, 12th Annual Meeting of the Regional Development Councils of Rio Grande do Sul (COREDES-RS), Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil, November 2014

GUD Presentation on Metropolitan Economic Strategy, Sustainable Innovation, and Inclusive Prosperity: Methodology and History, AGDI Training, BRDE, Porto Alegre, Brazil, November 2014

GUD Presentation on Planning for Regional Development: Metropolitan Economic Strategy, Sustainable Innovation, and Inclusive Prosperity for Rio Grande do Sul, International Workshop on Development Plan for the Naval/Offshore Industry Network (APL) of Rio Grande and Surroundings, Federal University of Rio Grande (FURG), Rio Grande, Brazil, November, 2014

GUD CEO Suggests Metropolitan Economic Strategy, Sustainable Innovation, and Inclusive Prosperity for Dynamic Growth of Caxias do Sul, Chamber of Industry, Commerce, and Services (CIC), Caxias do Sul, Brazil, October 2014 (in Portuguese)

GUD Presentation on Metropolitan Economic Strategy, Sustainable Innovation, and Inclusive Prosperity for Rio Grande do Sul, Center for International Studies on Government (CEGOV), Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, Brazil, October 2014

Metropolitan Economic Strategy is the Theme of the Conference, Center for International Studies on Government (CEGOV), Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, Brazil, October 2014 (in Portuguese)

GUD Presentation on Metropolitan Economic Strategy, Sustainable Innovation, and Inclusive Prosperity for Rio Grande do Sul, AMCHAM Brasil, Porto Alegre, Brazil, August 2014

In Loving Memory of GUD Vice Chair Sir Peter Hall

An Oil Discovery Revives a Dwindling Brazilian Port

GUD Presentation on Metropolitan Economic Strategy, Sustainable Innovation, and Inclusive Prosperity: NoMa Case Study, International Forum on Sustainable Cities, Panama City, Panama, July 2014

Participatory Budgeting Birthplace Uses the Mechanism to Build Resilience

A Post-Industrial Brazilian Neighborhood Aims to be Latin America’s Silicon Valley

GUD Presentation on Doing Business in Brazil, Global Business Project (GBP)/Unisinos, SAP Auditorium, TECNOSINOS, Sao Leopoldo, Brazil, May 2014

McKinsey Global Institute May 2014 Report on Connecting Brazil to the World: A Path to Inclusive Growth

SAP Presentation on Porto Alegre 4th District Economic Resurgence Strategy

Brazil Sustainable Innovation International Advisory Group, Washington, DC, August 2013

Report to the OECD and the Government of Wales on the NoMa (North of Massachusetts Avenue) Strategic Economic Development Initiative in Washington, DC

Relatório para a OCDE e o Governo do País de Gales sobre a Iniciativa de Desenvolvimento Econômico Estratégico da NoMa (Norte da Avenida Massachusetts) em Washington, DC (in Portuguese)

The Economic Resurgence of Washington, DC: Citizens Plan for Prosperity in the 21st Century

The Baltimore, Maryland Metropolitan Region: A Community Views Its Future--Civic Leaders' Strategies for Economic Prosperity and Quality of Life in the 21st Century. HUD Report on Metropolitan Economic Strategy

Metropolitan Economic Strategy: The Key to Prosperity

Report to the National Governors Association on State Policy Approaches to Promote Metropolitan Economic Strategy

Metropolitan Economic Strategy for America's Cities and Regions

2013 GUD Columbia University Presentation on Metropolitan Economic Strategy, Sustainable Innovation, and Inclusive Prosperity

Local and Regional Economic Development Opportunities Related to the Implementation of the Sao Jose do Norte EBR Shipyard in Rio Grande do Sul

Oportunidades de Desenvolvimento Local e Regional Relacionados a Implementação do Estaleiro EBR de São José do Norte, no Rio Grande do Sul (in Portuguese)

Advanced Manufacturing and Sustainable Innovation: The Third Wave of Industrial and Urban Economic Growth for Minas Gerais

Manufatura Avançada e Inovação Sustentável: A Terceira Onda de Crescimento Industrial em Minas Gerais (in Portuguese)

The Global Future of Green Capitalism

ECPA Conference Agenda, Planning for Sustainable Economic Development Across the Americas, Curitiba, Brazil, June 7-8, 2011

Sarasota County Sustainable Economic Development Strategy Final Report, April 2011

Urban Heritage and Community Development in Porto Alegre (Zero Hora article in Portuguese)

Warsaw Statement on Low Carbon Transport and Sustainable Development

The Americas Competitiveness Forum, Panama City, Panama

US-Brazil Innovation Summit, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2013

US-Brazil Innovation Summit (Valor Economico article in Portuguese)

Sustainable Innovation in Porto Alegre

CITE Innovation Ecosystem Initiative in Porto Alegre

World Bank Sustainable Cities Partnership Report: Building Sustainability in an Urbanizing World

LSE Economics of Green Cities Program: Stockholm Green Economy Leader Report

LSE Economics of Green Cities Program: Going Green—How Cities are Leading the Next Economy

Charter of the New Urbanism: CNU and HUD

Rio Grande do Sul Presentation to the US Chamber of Commerce Brazil-US Business Council

2013 GUD Columbia University Graduate Course on Global Urban Policy and Development

2013 GUD Columbia University Presentation on Metropolitan Economic Strategy, Sustainable Innovation, and Inclusive Prosperity

GUD Denver Seeds Report on Best Practices for Urban Food Strategies

Local and Regional Economic Development Opportunities Related to the Implementation of the Sao Jose do Norte EBR Shipyard in Rio Grande do Sul

Oportunidades de Desenvolvimento Local e Regional Relacionados a Implementação do Estaleiro EBR de São José do Norte, no Rio Grande do Sul (in Portuguese)

GUD Presentation on Metropolitan Economic Strategy: Advancing Prosperity, Innovation, Technology, Productivity, Creativity, Competitiveness, Sustainability, Inclusiveness, and Quality of Life, 5th International Congress on Innovation, Federation of Industries of Rio Grande do Sul (FIERGS), Porto Alegre, Brazil   

Rio Grande do Sul 2012 FIERGS 5th International Congress on Innovation, Porto Alegre Brazil

Advanced Manufacturing and Sustainable Innovation: The Third Wave of Industrial and Urban Economic Growth for Minas Gerais

Manufatura Avançada e Inovação Sustentável: A Terceira Onda de Crescimento Industrial em Minas Gerais (in Portuguese)

USAID Event on Metropolitan Economic Strategy: Sustainable Prosperity and Innovation for Brazil

GUD Presentation at USAID Event on Metropolitan Economic Strategy: Sustainable Prosperity and Innovation for Brazil

UN World Urban Forum GUD Networking Event on Metropolitan Economic Strategy and Sustainable Economic Development in Brazil

UN World Urban Forum GUD Networking Event – Minas Gerais Presentation

UN World Urban Forum GUD Networking Event – Rio Grande do Sul Presentation

UN World Urban Forum GUD Networking Event – GUD Presentation

US State Department Event on Urbanization and the 21st Century: Communication, Innovation, and Prosperity

GUD Presentation at US State Department Urbanization Event

Sustentar 2012 International Sustainable Development Forum, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

US-Brazil Innovation Learning Laborataory, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 2011

Global Housing Indicators: Evidence for Action

International Congress for Housing and Urban Development, Sao Paulo, Brazil

GUD 10-Year Update

The Global Future of Green Capitalism

Metropolitan Economic Strategy: The Key to Prosperity

Teamwork: Why Metropolitan Economic Strategy is the Key to Generating Sustainable Prosperity and Quality of Life for the World

Report to the South African Cities Network and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) on Metropolitan Economic Strategy

Report to the National Governors Association on State Policy Approaches to Promote Metropolitan Economic Strategy

United Nations Theme Paper on Productive Cities and Metropolitan Economic Strategy

GUD, SDI, and UN Community Productivity Project Proposal

Johannesburg, South Africa Presentation on Teamwork: Why Metropolitan Economic Strategy is the Key to Generating Sustainable Prosperity and Quality of Life for the World

Global Report to the Brookings Institution on National Government Policies to Promote Metropolitan Economic Strategy

Barcelona Metropolitan Economic Strategy Report

Belo Horizonte Metropolitan Economic Strategy Report

Cape Town Metropolitan Economic Strategy Report

Curitiba Metropolitan Economic Strategy Report

Hampton Roads (Virginia) Metropolitan Economic Strategy Report

San Diego-Tijuana Metropolitan Economic Strategy Report

Shanghai Metropolitan Economic Strategy Report

Singapore Metropolitan Economic Strategy Report

Trieste-Koper Metropolitan Economic Strategy Report

Report to the OECD on Leveraging Private Financing and Investment for Economic and Community Development

Report to the European Commission's Spatial Planning Observation Network (ESPON) on The World's Urban Systems: A European Perspective

ESPON Synthesis Report on Territory Matters for Competitiveness and Cohesion: Facets of Regional Diversity and Potentials in Europe

Report to the Strategic Metropolitan Plan of Barcelona on Metropolitan Regions are Dynamic Economic Engines of Global Prosperity and Quality of Life for Everyone

Report to the Strategic Metropolitan Plan of Barcelona on Metropolitan Governance and Strategic Planning in the US

The Smart Growth Experience: Lessons from the US

Conference on Metropolitan Economic Strategy: How Urban Regions Innovate and Prosper in the Global Marketplace, Woodrow Wilson International Center, Washington, DC, September 20-23, 2000

Metropolitan Economic Strategy for America's Cities and Regions

The Wealth of Regions and the Challenge of Cities

America's New Economy and the Challenge of the Cities: Portland Metropolitan Economic Strategy Report

Comeback Communities: The Revival of America's Cities

Towards a Sustainable America: Advancing Prosperity, Opportunity, and a Healthy Environment for the 21st Century (Report of the President’s Council on Sustainable Development)

The Baltimore, Maryland Metropolitan Region: A Community Views Its Future--Civic Leaders' Strategies for Economic Prosperity and Quality of Life in the 21st Century. HUD Report on Metropolitan Economic Strategy

Baltimore Economic Growth Strategy

Report to the OECD and the Government of Wales on the NoMa (North of Massachusetts Avenue) Strategic Economic Development Initiative in Washington, DC

Relatório para a OCDE e o Governo do País de Gales sobre a Iniciativa de Desenvolvimento Econômico Estratégico da NoMa (Norte da Avenida Massachusetts) em Washington, DC (in Portuguese)

NoMa: The Neighborhood That Transit Built

New York Avenue Metro Station: A New Stop, A New Start

Washington Post NoMa Article

Washington City Paper NoMa Article

Strategic Economic Development: Lessons from Washington, DC

The Economic Resurgence of Washington, DC: Citizens Plan for Prosperity in the 21st Century

Washington, DC Council Expert Testimony Advising Against Spending $750 Million in Public Funds for a New Baseball Stadium

Washington Post Op-Ed Article on the Baseball Stadium Controversy in Washington, DC.

Colbert King's Washington Post Column on Economic Development in Washington, DC and the US Congress

Saving Greater Southeast Hospital in Washington, DC

Southwest Washington, DC: A Strategy for Revitalizing Waterside Mall and the Waterfront

GUD Presentation at Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), Planning for Sustainable Economic Development Across the Americas, Curitiba, Brazil, June 7-8, 2011

Presentation on San Antonio’s Mission Verde, at ECPA, Planning for Sustainable Economic Development Across the Americas, Curitiba, Brazil, June 7-8, 2011

Presentation on San Jose’s Green Vision, at ECPA, Planning for Sustainable Economic Development Across the Americas, Curitiba, Brazil, June 7-8, 2011

Presentation on Delaware’s Clean Energy Economic Strategy, at ECPA, Planning for Sustainable Economic Development Across the Americas, Curitiba, Brazil, June 7-8, 2011

Presentation on the Portland Metro Climate Prosperity Project, at ECPA, Planning for Sustainable Economic Development Across the Americas, Curitiba, Brazil, June 7-8, 2011

Presentation on the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy’s (ITDP) Key Latin American Initiatives, at ECPA, Planning for Sustainable Economic Development Across the Americas, Curitiba, Brazil, June 7-8, 2011

ECPA Conference Agenda, Planning for Sustainable Economic Development Across the Americas, Curitiba, Brazil, June 7-8, 2011

Photographs from ECPA, Planning for Sustainable Economic Development Across the Americas, Curitiba, Brazil, June 7-8, 2011

Sustainable Economic Development Strategies

Sarasota County Sustainable Economic Development Strategy Overview, April 2011

Sarasota County Sustainable Economic Development Strategy Final Report, April 2011

Eco-Smart Development for Sarasota County and the Energy Economic Zone, April 2011

Sarasota County Green Business Partnership Expansion Plan, March 2011

Proposed Sarasota County Sustainable Economic Development Communications Plan, December 2010

Sarasota County “Neveretiree” Green Talent Initiative, December 2010

Sarasota County Green Economy Classification System, November 2010

San Jose Green Vision Sustainable Economic Development Strategy, January 2008

State of Delaware Climate Prosperity Strategy, August 2008

San Jose / Silicon Valley Climate Prosperity Partnership, September 2008

San Antonio Mission Verde Sustainable Economic Development Strategy, January 2009

Silicon Valley Climate Prosperity Strategy, February 2009

Silicon Valley Climate Prosperity Strategy Media Release, February 20, 2009

State of Delaware Climate Prosperity Strategy Media Release, February 16, 2009

Delaware News Journal Climate Prosperity Article

Metropolitan Denver Climate Prosperity Strategy Media Kit, March 17, 2009

Denver Business Journal: Climate Prosperity Project Finds Ways to Make Sustainabilty Efforts Financially Viable

ColoradoBiz Magazine: Sustainability Spells Opportunity for Colorado Business

Southwest Florida Climate Prosperity Strategy, June 2009

Metropolitan Portland Climate Prosperity Strategy, January 2011

Metropolitan Denver Climate Prosperity Strategy, May 2011

State of Delaware Clean Economy Profile 2012

Climate Prosperity: Democratic Capitalism with a Twist

Climate Prosperity Webcast: Shari Garmise, Stephanie McClellan, Graham Richard, Blair Ruble, Phillip Singerman, and Marc Weiss at the Woodrow Wilson International Center, Washington, DC, February 4, 2009

ICLEI—Local Governments for Sustainability Interview Part 1: Creating Climate Prosperity

ICLEI—Local Governments for Sustainability Interview Part 2: Climate Prosperity in Action

Climate Prosperity: Why Marx was Wrong and Mother Nature is Right

Reviving the Economy through Climate Prosperity

American Chamber of Commerce Executives Chamber Executive Climate Prosperity Article

Climate Prosperity Themes

Climate Prosperity Policy

Sustainable Economic Development Presentation

Sustainable Economic Development: Initiatives, Programs, and Strategies for Cities and Regions

GUD Framework Agreement for US-China Long-Term Cooperation on Sustainable, Low Carbon Cities

GUD Presentation, US-China Mayors Sustainable Cities Program, Beijing, China, November 17, 2009

Global Climate Prosperity Scoreboard Media Release, December 4, 2009

Global Climate Prosperity Scoreboard (Green Transition Scoreboard)

Scoreboard Documents $1.25 Trillion of Private Investments in Renewables and Clean Tech Since 2007

UN Global Climate Prosperity Agreement: “The One Trillion Dollar Deal”

Frequently Asked Questions by Potential Investors about the Global Climate Prosperity Agreement

‹350 – Tallberg Foundation full-page ad, New York Times, June 23, 2008

International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Climate Prosperity Handbook

Megacities: Lessons in Sustainability

American Dream vs American Responsibilities

El Futuro Global del Capitalismo Verde (GUD Revista Semana article in Spanish)

O Futuro Global do Capitalismo Verde (GUD Revista Semana article in Portuguese)

Climate Prosperity Media/Arts

Investing in Climate Prosperity

Achieving Climate Prosperity

Global Development, Climate Change, and Population

Leaving Coal in the Ground: Building a Sustainable Economy and Ending a Global Health Crisis by 2030

Global Coal Transition and Cleantech Investment Initiative

Proposed Sustainability Strategy for the World Future Council

Report to the Mistra Foundation on Sustainable Urban Development in the US

Report to the Mistra Foundation on Sustainable Urban Development in Canada

Report to the Center for National Policy on US Housing Policies

The Future of Microfinance in the US

USAID Training Presentation on Cities and Urban Regions as Engines of Economic Growth

USAID Training Presentation on Local Government Roles in Economic Development

USAID Training Presentation on Local Economic Development Toolkit

USAID Training Presentation on Local Government Decentralization

USAID Training Presentation on Participatory Democracy

USAID Training Presentation on Urban-Rural Linkages

Global Report on Cross-Border Transnational Metropolitan Economic Regions

Metropolitan Economic Strategy and Sports

2012 GUD Columbia University Presentation on Metropolitan Economic Strategy: Prosperity, Innovation, Sustainability, and Inclusiveness

2012 GUD Columbia University Graduate Course on Global Urban Policy and Development

2008 George Washington University Graduate Course on Global Urban Development, Planning, and Policy

2006 University of Pennsylvania Graduate Course on Global Urban Development, Planning, and Policy

Prague Post 2003 GUD Profile: Building a New Conversation

National Geographic 2002 Megacities Article

Global Urban Development 2002 Brochure

Global Outlook, April 2001

Global Outlook, January 2001

Economic Development: An Implementation Strategy for the City of Berkeley

Berkeley and the Regional Economy: The Need for a New “Space Program”

Beyond Shopping Malls: Planning for Jobs and for People in Berkeley, California

Urban Land Developers and the Origins of Zoning Laws: The Case of Berkeley

The Politics of Real Estate Cycles

Recommendations for the Establishment of a Multibank Community Development Corporation for Economic Development in South Central Los Angeles

Community Builders and Community Associations: The Role of Real Estate Developers in Private Residential Governance

Technology Development, Neighborhood Planning, and Negotiated Partnerships: The Case of Pittsburgh’s Oakland Neighborhood

Neighborhood Lending Agreements: Negotiating and Financing Community Development

Community Planning for Technological Development: A New Bargaining Process

High-Technology Industries and the Future of Employment

State and Local Government Roles in Industrial Innovation

State and Local Economic Development Policy: Where to Put Your Money

Plant Closing Legislation: Cities Deserve an Advance Warning

The Origins and Legacy of Urban Renewal

Density and Intervention: New York’s Planning Traditions

Planning for Chicago: The Changing Politics of Metropolitan Growth and Neighborhood Development

Review of Community Capitalism: Banking Strategies and Economic Development

Pension Fund Investments: The Issue of Control

Who Benefits from Intergovernmental Transfers?

President Clinton’s Vision for National Housing Policy

Hammering Out Clinton’s Housing Plan

New Urbanism and Community Development

New American Neighborhoods: Building Homeownership Zones to Revitalize Our Nation's Communities

HOPE VI Planning and Design: Transforming Severely Distressed Public Housing into Livable Communities

Preservation Magazine Article on New Hope for Failed Housing

President Clinton's National Homeownership Strategy

Our Lot: How Real Estate Came to Own Us

Housing Policy Can Work

HUD Urban Impacts Analysis of Metropolitan Development in the New Jersey Meadowlands

Analysis of President Carter’s National Urban Policy

Richard T. Ely and the Contribution of Economic Research to National Housing Policy, 1920-1940

Marketing and Financing Homeownership: Mortgage Lending and Public Policy in the US, 1918-1989

Developing and Financing the ‘Garden Metropolis’: Urban Planning and Housing Policy in 20th Century America

Real Estate History: An Overview and Research Agenda

The Rise of the Community Builders: The American Real Estate Industry and Urban Land Planning

Planning Subdivisions: Community Builders and Urban Planners in the Early 20th Century

The Real Estate Industry and the Politics of Zoning in San Francisco, 1914-1928

Skyscraper Zoning: New York’s Pioneering Role

Evolution of the Office Building

Education in Colonial India, 1700 to 1930

 

Global Urban Development Magazine Articles

Eliminating Poverty Through Market-Based Social Entrepreneurship

Teamwork: Why Metropolitan Economic Strategy is the Key to Generating Sustainable Prosperity and Quality of Life for the World

The World's Urban Systems: A European Perspective

Recent Housing Resettlement and Reconstruction in Southeastern Europe

Local and Global: The Role of Local Government in a Sustainable World

The Transformation of Bogota, Colombia, 1995-2000: Investing in Citizenship and Urban Mobility

Where the Sidewalks End: How the Poor Combat Poverty Daily

The Urban Informal Sector in Nigeria: Towards Economic Development, Environmental Health, and Social Harmony

Global Grassroots Strategies for Women's Community Leadership

Cities and Insurrections

Strengthening Urban Heritage in Singapore: Building Economic Competitiveness and Civic Identity

Globalization, Urban Heritage, and the 21st Century Economy

Economic Development in a Flat World: Global Trade, Technology, Investment, Incomes, Employment, Education, and Entrepreneurship in the 21ST Century

Growing out of Poverty: Urban Job Creation and the Millennium Development Goals

Leveraging Private Financing and Investment for Economic and Community Development

Expanding Local Government Resources for Capital Projects through Municipal Borrowing and other Market-Based Financing

The Seattle Region’s Study Mission to Dublin: Learning from Ireland’s Success in Competing for Employment and Income Growth in the Global Economy

Producing Environmentally Sustainable Olympic Games and ‘Greening’ Major Public Events

Urban Transportation and the Millennium Development Goals

Financing Urban Housing: United Nations Global Report on Human Settlements

Encouraging Sustainable Urban Development in the United Arab Emirates

Post-Tsunami Reconstruction in Indonesia

Innovative Methods of Financing Public Transportation

Informal Settlements and the Millennium Development Goals: Global Policy Debates on Property Ownership and Security of Tenure

Building on Accomplishment: The Microcredit Summit Campaign’s Future Challenges for Global Poverty Reduction and Economic Empowerment

The Role of Urban Grassroots Organizations and Their National Federations in Reducing Poverty and Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

A Home in the City: UN Millennium Project Report on Improving the Lives of Slum Dwellers

Local Government Actions to Reduce Poverty and Achieve the Millennium Development Goals

The Role of the Public Sector in Promoting Affordable Housing

Taking Action to Empower Women: UN Millennium Project Report on Education and Gender Equality

Gender Equality and Urban Development: Building Better Communities for Everyone

Protecting the Victims of Human Trafficking

Building Bridges with the Grassroots: Empowering Low-Income Women Through Information and Communications Media Technology

Toward Universal Primary Education: UN Millennium Project Report on Education and Gender Equality

Innovative Strategies for Urban Heritage Conservation, Sustainable Development, and Renewable Energy

Can the Creative Arts Strengthen Regional Economies?

The World Bank/IPEA International Urban Research Symposium

Urban Land, Housing, and Transportation: The Global Challenge

Strategizing Slum Improvement in India: A Method to Monitor and Refocus Slum Development Programs

Basic Costs of Slum Upgrading in Brazil

Market-Driven Eviction Processes in Developing Country Cities: The Cases of Kigali in Rwanda and Phnom Penh in Cambodia

Seeking Better Policies or Just Giving Up Responsibility: The Decentralization of Argentina’s National Housing Fund

Squatters No More: Singapore Social Housing

Land for Housing in African Cities: Are Informal Delivery Systems Institutionally Robust and Pro-Poor?

Limits to Large-Scale Reconstruction in Honduras: Land Development for Low-Income Housing in Inadequately Functioning Land Markets

Property Rights, Land Markets, and Poverty in Namibia’s ‘Extra-Legal’ Settlements: An Institutional Approach

Impacts of Transportation Infrastructure and Services on Urban Poverty and Land Development in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Approaches to the Regularization of Informal Settlements: The Case of PRIMED in Medellin, Colombia

Heritage Conservation and the Local Economy

Restructuring la Petite Sicile ('Little Sicily') Town Quarter of la Goulette in Tunisia

Fortified Towns & Popular Architecture in the Alava Mountains Region: A Multipolar Model for Cultural Heritage Revitalization

Cultural Heritage Tourism in Washington, DC: A Community-Based Model for Neighborhood Economic Development

Vladivostok, Russia: Strategy of Cultural Heritage Protection and Use

Promoting Conservation through the Introduction of Information and Communication Technologies: Luang Prabang, Lao PDR

The Workers Village Project: Incorporating Heritage Buildings into Urban Regeneration

Problematizing Urban Indigenous Heritage in Settler-Society Countries: Australia and New Zealand

The Revitalization of Vilnius Old Town, 1995 - 2005

Urban Conservation of Fez-Medina: A Post-Impact Appraisal

Transforming Urban Markets for the Poor through Collective Entrepreneurship

Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism

The Next 4 Billion – The Housing Market

A Value Chain Framework for Affordable Housing in Emerging Countries

WWB Gender Study: The Capacity of Poor Women to Grow Their Businesses in the Dominican Republic

Social Market Development and Social Mobilization in the Value Chain of the Construction Industry

Understanding Asian Cities: A Synthesis of the Findings from Eight City Case Studies

Market-Based Models for Land Development for the Low/Moderate-Income Majority

Putting the “Housing” Back into Housing Finance for the Poor: The Case of Guatemala

Housing Microfinance: Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full?

Capital-Market Funding of Affordable Housing Finance in Emerging Countries: The Business Case

Finance for Low-Income Housing and Community Development

Housing the Poor by Engaging the Private and Citizen Sectors: Social Innovations and “Hybrid Value Chains”

Bringing Low-Income Consumers into the Market in Colombia: Home Improvements that Make a Difference

Private Sector Involvement in Slum Upgrading

The Millennium Cities Initiative: A Comprehensive Approach to Reducing Urban Poverty and Generating Sustainable Prosperity

 

 

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