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.…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Cuevas, Mario; Lée, Sigfrido; Bonilla, María Isabel
In Guatemala there are substantial and growing imbalances in the housing market; at the same time, financial markets remain shallow and underdeveloped. The analytical framework applied in this paper…
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…
May 1996
Author(s): Latin American and Caribbean Commission on Human Settlements; United Nations (UN); Inter American Development Bank
The report presents a regional synopsis on the state of urban management in Latin America and the Caribbean for participants of the Second United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II)…
May 1996
Author(s): Comisión Latinoamericana y del Caribe sobre Asentamientos Humanos; United Nations (UN); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El informe presenta una visión regional sobre la ciudad y la gestión urbana en América Latina y el Caribe a los participantes de la Segunda Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre los Asentamientos…