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Author Kochendorfer-Lucius, Gudrun
Title Spatial Disparities and Development Policy : Berlin Workshop Series 2009
Imprint Herndon : World Bank Publications, 2009
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Descript 1 online resource (328 pages)
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Series Berlin Workshop Series 2009
Berlin Workshop Series 2009
Note Contents -- ABOUT THIS BOOK -- INTRODUCTION -- KEYNOTE ADDRESS -- KEYNOTE ADDRESS Rethinking Economic Growth in a Globalizing World: An Economic Geography Lens -- KEYNOTE ADDRESS Africa: Rethinking Growth and Regional Integration -- Part I: Macro Trends: Spatial Patterns of Economic Activity, Income, and Poverty -- Spatial Patterns of Population and Economic Activity in the Developing World -- Some Stylized Facts about Rural Poverty and Geography and a Question for Policy -- Part II: New Economic Geography and the Dynamics of Technological Change-Implications for Less-Developed Countries -- New Economic Geography and Transportation Policies: The Case of Brazil -- Spatial Disparities of Knowledge Absorption, Technological Change, and Prosperity:Theoretical Considerations and Empirical Evidence from China -- Part III: Perspectives: Rural-Urban Transformation-Leading, Lagging, and Interlinking Places -- Comparative Competitiveness of Agriculture under a Multidimensional Disparity Development Process: A Narrative Analysis of Rural Development Issues in China -- Economic Growth in Cities and Urban Networks -- Part IV: Spatial Disparity and Labor Mobility -- Can Investment in Human Capital Reduce Regional Disparities? Some Evidence for Spain -- Family Migration: A Vehicle of Child Morbidity in the Informal Settlements of Nairobi City, Kenya? -- Remittances and Their Impact on the Macroeconomic Situation of and Financial Sector Development in the Kyrgyz Republic -- Part V: Africa-Rethinking Growth and Regional Integration -- Spatial Development Patterns and Policy Responses: A South African Case Study -- Geography and Regional Cooperation in Africa -- Part VI: Learning from Europe's Efforts at Integration and Convergence -- The Role and Objectives of European Cohesion Policy
Learning from Europe's Efforts at Integration and Convergence: Lessons for Developing Countries' Integration Policies -- The Geography of Inequalities in Europe -- Part VII: Spatial Policy for Growth and Equity -- Cohesion and Convergence: Synonyms or Two Different Notions? -- Regional Development as Self-Organized Converging Growth -- Africans Need Not Miss Out on the Benefits of Globalization -- Part VIII: Wrap-Up Discussion and Closing Remarks -- Implications for WDR 2009 -- The New World Bank Office in Berlin -- Appendix 1: Program -- Appendix 2: Participants
The Berlin Workshop Series 2009 presents selected papers from meetings held from September 30 - October 2, 2007, at the 10th Annual Forum co-hosted by InWEnt and the World Bank in preparation for the Bank's World Development Report. At the 2007 meetings, key researchers and policy makers from Europe, the United States, and developing countries met to identify and brainstorm on agriculture the development challenges and successes that are later examined in-depth in the World Development Report 2009.This volume presents papers from the Berlin Workshop sessions on issues relating to Understanding spatial trends: perspectives and models; new economic geography and the dynamics of technological change-implications for LDCs; perspectives: rural-urban transformation: leading, lagging and interlinking places; spatial disparity and labor mobility; country realities and policy options; learning from Europe's efforts at integration and convergence and spatial policy for growth and equity
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kochendorfer-Lucius, Gudrun Spatial Disparities and Development Policy : Berlin Workshop Series 2009 Herndon : World Bank Publications,c2009 9780821377239
Subject Regional planning -- Congresses.;Regional economic disparities -- Congresses.;Economic geography -- Congresses
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Alt Author Pleskovic, Boris
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