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Series: UN-Habitat Lecture Awards

Urban Problems and Policies in Latin America: Truths and Fallacies

Urban Problems and Policies in Latin America: Truths and Fallacies

The paper summarizes and critically examines collaborative research efforts in the field of Latin American urban studies in the latter half of the 20th century. More info →
Problemas y políticas urbanas en América Latina: Certidumbres y falacias (Spanish Language version)

Problemas y políticas urbanas en América Latina: Certidumbres y falacias (Spanish Language version)

En esta ponenc a trataré de hacer un balance de algunas de las nvest gac ones que hemos llevado a cabo en d st ntos momentos de nuestra trayector a académ ca, con el objeto de retomar c ertas conclus ones de las m smas en el contexto en que se d eron or g nalmente y de expl car porqué comenzamos a explorar nuevos temas o a buscar nuevas maneras de entender aquellos ya anal zados. More info →
The Wealth of cities: Towards an assets-based development of newly urbanizing regions

The Wealth of cities: Towards an assets-based development of newly urbanizing regions

In this paper, John Friedmann critically examines the assumption that exports and external investments are the driving forces of growth in cities of developing countries. More info →
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