Jun 2012
Author(s): Magalhães, Fernanda
The main goal of this book is to disseminate the useful lessons learned from urban development and favela urbanization operations in Brazil financed by the Inter-American Development Bank and the…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Magalhães, Fernanda
El objetivo principal de este libro es la diseminación de lecciones útiles extraídas de operaciones de desarrollo urbano y de urbanización de favelas financiadas en Brasil por el Banco Interamericano…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Magalhães, Fernanda
O objetivo principal deste livro é a disseminação de lições úteis extraídas de operações de desenvolvimento urbano e de urbanização de favelas financiadas pelo Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Arbeláez, María Angélica; Steiner, Roberto; Becerra, Alejandro; Wills, Daniel
Using the 2003 and 2008 Quality of Life Surveys (QLS) conducted by the National Department of Statistics (DANE), this paper identifies the factors that affect housing tenure decisions in Colombia.…
Jun 2007
Author(s): Magalhães, Fernanda; Rojas, Eduardo
The search for solutions to urban and social problems prompted by informal settlements is gaining importance in the development agenda of most large cities in Latin America. Nearly 60 percent of the…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Slack, Enid; Cuadrado-Roura, Juan R.; Fernández Güell, José Miguel; Rojas, Eduardo; Bird, Richard; Klink, Jeroen; Lefévre, Christian; Subirats, Joan; Brugué, Quim; Monzón, Andrés; Etchegaray, Alberto
Throughout the twentieth century, there was a notable population shift in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, from rural living situations to urban centers. In 2000 there were 49 cities…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Slack, Enid; Cuadrado-Roura, Juan R.; Fernández Güell, José Miguel; Rojas, Eduardo; Bird, Richard; Klink, Jeroen; Lefévre, Christian; Subirats, Joan; Brugué, Quim; Monzón, Andrés; Etchegaray, Alberto
Una de las características más destacadas del desarrollo reciente de América Latina es el alto grado de urbanización de su población y la emergencia de un gran número de ciudades con características…