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    Gender and Economic Development

    Gender and Economic Development

    This report surveys research and policy in the field of gender and economic development, with particular emphasis on economic literature and practice. More info →
    Public-Private Partnership in Housing and Urban Development

    Public-Private Partnership in Housing and Urban Development

    This report examines how the public-private partnership (PPP) model can be applied to help promote sustainable housing and urban development for countries around the world. More info →
    The Sub Prime Crisis: The Crisis of Over-Spending

    The Sub Prime Crisis: The Crisis of Over-Spending

    The subprime crisis refers to the collapse of subprime mortgage markets in the United States due to the sharp rise in foreclosures beginning in 2006, which led to the failure, merger, and government bailout of leading American financial institutions and enterprises. More info →
    Impact of Global Financial Crisis on Housing Finance

    Impact of Global Financial Crisis on Housing Finance

    The report arises out of special session on the global financial crisis organised by UN-HABITAT in 2008. More info →
    Microfinance, Poverty Reduction and Millennium Development Goals

    Microfinance, Poverty Reduction and Millennium Development Goals

    Microfinance has ushered in a new understanding of the needs of the poor and the potential for financial services to enable the poor to escape from poverty. More info →
    Infrastructure for Poverty Reduction and Economic Development in Africa

    Infrastructure for Poverty Reduction and Economic Development in Africa

    This report evaluates the role of infrastructure in promoting economic growth and poverty reduction in Africa. More info →
    Organisation, Management and Evaluation of Housing Cooperatives in Kenya

    Organisation, Management and Evaluation of Housing Cooperatives in Kenya

    In the past fifty years, there has been an unprecedented increase in urban population which directly translates into a mushrooming of slums worldwide. More info →
    Low Income Housing in China

    Low Income Housing in China

    This report discribes the main challenges for low income housing and approaches for tackling low income housing in China. More info →
    Property Tax Regimes in East Africa  Global Urban Economic Dialogue series

    Property Tax Regimes in East Africa Global Urban Economic Dialogue series

    The report covers three basic issues: property tax legislation and practice, the significance and magnitude of property tax revenue, and the prospects of property taxation in the three East African countries - Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. More info →
    Les Partenariats Public-Prive – dans le logement et el development urbain
    Property Tax Regimes in Europe

    Property Tax Regimes in Europe

    Following a widely used structure for describing property tax systems, this report provides a survey of European property tax regimes. Distinguishing the various other categories of taxes on property, it focuses on recurrent taxes on immovable property. More info →
    Fiscal Decentralisation in Zambia, The Global Urban Economic Dialogue Series

    Fiscal Decentralisation in Zambia, The Global Urban Economic Dialogue Series

    This report examines the economic role of cities. It illustrates the important contributions of cities to national economic development and poverty reduction. More info →
    Small Town Development Approaches, The Global Urban Economic Dialogue Series (Series title)

    Small Town Development Approaches, The Global Urban Economic Dialogue Series (Series title)

    This publication is a collection of case studies which demonstrate successful approaches to small town development. More info →
    Guide to Financing Infrastructure and Basic Services

    Guide to Financing Infrastructure and Basic Services

    This guide introduces the infrastructure development needs in developing countries. It introduces different models for infrastructure and basic services More info →
    Unleashing the Economic Potential of African Cities

    Unleashing the Economic Potential of African Cities

    Rapid urbanisation in Africa threatens disaster if it just multiplies the problems of overcrowding, squalor, destitution and degradation. More info →
    Community Land Trusts: Affordable Access to Land and Housing

    Community Land Trusts: Affordable Access to Land and Housing

    The Community Land Trust (CLT) is an increasingly important strategy for addressing affordability of land and housing for low- to moderate-income residents of communities throughout the United States. More info →
    Economic Role of Cities

    Economic Role of Cities

    This report examines the economic role of cities. More info →
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