All posts tagged "Urban Economy"

  • Johannesburg Skyline
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    New Programme to assist Urban Economic Development

    Johannesburg, 01 December 2015 – The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies of the Rotterdam Erasmus University (HIS/Erasmus) and Oxford Economics today revealed, at the AfriCities Conference in Johannesburg, a...

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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  • EnhancingCompetitivenessofCities
    Enhancing the Competitiveness of Cities – Discussion Paper 3

    The purpose of this paper is to discuss the factors that underpin city competitiveness. It draws on recent studies pending publication which indicate that many cities in Asia and Latin America could become more regionally integrated and...

    • Posted November 20, 2015
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  • Financing the Infrastructure Needs
    Financing the Infrastructure Cities Need – Discussion Paper #3

    The purpose of this paper is to discuss key drivers in developing an effective system of local government finance. Good local government finance enables cities to generate sustainable endogenous revenues for infrastructure and public service provision. The...

    • Posted November 13, 2015
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