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Spatial Disparities and Development Policy: Berlin Workshop Series 2009

Edited by Gudrun Köchendorfer-Lucius, Boris Pleskovic
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Berlin Workshop Series
English; Paperback; 344 pages; 7x10
Published June 25, 2009 by World Bank
ISBN: 978-0-8213-7723-9; SKU: 17723


The Berlin Workshop Series 2009 presents selected papers from meetings held from September 30 – October 2, 2007, at the tenth annual forum co-hosted by InWEnt and the World Bank in preparation for the Bank’s World Development Report. At the 2007 meetings, key researchers and policy makers from Europe, the United States, and developing countries met to identify and brainstorm on spatial disparities and development policy, which are later examined in depth in the World Development Report 2009.

This volume presents papers from the Berlin Workshop sessions on issues relating to understanding spatial trends: perspectives and models; new economic geography and the dynamics of technological change: implications for developing countries; perspectives on rural-urban transformation: leading, lagging and interlinking places; spatial disparity and labor mobility; country realities and policy options; learning from Europe’s efforts at integration and convergence; and spatial policy for growth and equity.

IN THIS VOLUME:
Introduction by Gudrun Kochendörfer-Lucius and Boris Pleskovic; keynote addresses by Indermit Gill, Anthony Venables, and Paul Collier; papers by Steven Haggblade; Peter Lanjouw; Eduardo Haddad; Ingo Liefner; Mantang Cai; Frank van Oort and Philip McCann; Ángel de la Fuente Moreno; Adama Konseiga; Roman Mogilevsky and Aziz Atamanov; Hassen Mohamed; Wim Nuadé; Nicola de Michelis; Rolf J. Langhammer; Philippe Martin; Grzegorz Gorzelak; Peter Nijkamp; and Federico Bonaglia, Nicolas Pinaud, and Lucia Wegner. Closing remarks by Indermit Gill and Claudia von Monbart.


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