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Investing in Infrastructure: What is Needed from 2000 to 2010?
The authors estimate demand for infrastructure services over the first decade of the new millennium based on a model that relates demand for infrastructure with the structural change and growth inExpand
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Urbanization Without Growth: A Not-so-Uncommon Phenomenon
To find out why African countries' experience with urbanization and sustained growth appeared to differ from that of other countries, the authors investigated the determinants of urbanization acrossExpand
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Decarbonizing Development: Three Steps to a Zero-Carbon Future
This report lays out three steps for a smooth transition to a zero-carbon future and provides data, examples and policy advice to help countries makes the shift. Overview Getting to zero netExpand
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The Urban Poor in Latin America
  • M. Fay
  • Economics, Geography
  • 1 June 2005
With three quarters of its population living in cities, Latin America is now essentially an urban region. Higher urbanization is usually associated with a number of positives, such as higher income,Expand
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World development report 1999/2000 : entering the 21st century
The theme of this 22nd edition of the World Development Report is the changing development landscape in the 21st century. The Report focuses on two forces of change: the integration of the worldExpand
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Energy investment needs for fulfilling the Paris Agreement and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
Low-carbon investments are necessary for driving the energy system transformation that is called for by both the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals. Improving understanding of theExpand
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Current Debates on Infrastructure Policy
This paper provides an overview of the major current debates on infrastructure policy. It reviews the evidence on the macroeconomic significance of the sector in terms of growth and povertyExpand
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Achieving child-health-related Millennium Development Goals: The role of infrastructure
Summary This paper provides an empirical analysis of the determinants of three child-health outcomes related to the Millennium Development Goals: the infant mortality rate, the child mortality rate,Expand
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Infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean: Recent Developments and Key Challenges
This book reviews Latin America's experience with infrastructure reform over the last fifteen years. It argues that the region's infrastructure has suffered from public retrenchment and unrealisticExpand
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