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  1. Library Resource
    August, 2014
    Egypt

    The objective of this paper is to
    present a succinct and up-to-date review of the urban sector
    in Egypt, with a focus on issues for which there is new
    insight or emerging government interest. The two main themes
    of the report are the challenges facing the urban sector and
    the policy implications at various levels of government.
    Some of the reports mains findings are: urbanization in
    Egypt takes on forms and processes which are not well

  2. Library Resource
    August, 2014
    Egypt

    The objective of this paper is to
    present a succinct and up-to-date review of the urban sector
    in Egypt, with a focus on issues for which there is new
    insight or emerging government interest. The two main themes
    of the report are the challenges facing the urban sector and
    the policy implications at various levels of government.
    Some of the reports mains findings are: urbanization in
    Egypt takes on forms and processes which are not well

  3. Library Resource
    March, 2013
    Sudan

    East Sudan has received a continuous
    influx of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees
    over the last forty years. Mass influxes were witnessed
    during years when the region experienced natural
    catastrophes as droughts and floods, or an escalation of
    tensions and conflict in neighboring countries, mainly
    Eritrea and Ethiopia. Presently there is still a steady but
    smaller in numbers influx of refugees, mostly from Eritrea,

  4. Library Resource
    December, 2012
    Egypt

    This paper describes stylized facts
    about internal migration and the labor force in Egypt, and
    shows how internal migration in the country is low compared
    with international standards. Using aggregate labor force
    survey data, the paper shows how individuals migrate to
    governorates with higher wages. With a Mincerian equation,
    the analysis finds that migrants earn premiums with respect
    to non-migrants, except for those migrants with low

  5. Library Resource
    December, 2012
    Egypt

    This report investigates Egypt's
    regional economic growth, explores the causes for
    geographically unbalanced development, and proposes policy
    options to make unbalanced growth compatible with inclusive
    development. Regional disparities in income and consumption
    may be attributed to differences in natural endowments and
    geographical location, but unbalanced growth is mostly due
    to economies of scale, spillover effects, and the lower

  6. Library Resource
    February, 2013
    Sudan

    This study responds to the need for
    information and analysis on the urban sector in Sudan, to
    inform the Bank's policy dialogue with the Government
    of Sudan (GoS) on urban and local government issues, and to
    inform the design of future Bank assistance. The first phase
    of this analytical exercise, which is the focus of this
    report, develops an overview of the urban landscape. The
    report is structured as follows: section two describes the

  7. Library Resource
    February, 2013
    South Sudan, Sudan

    This study responds to the need for
    information and analysis on the urban sector in South Sudan,
    to inform the Bank's policy dialogue with the
    Government of the Republic of South Sudan (GoSS) on urban
    and local government issues, and to inform the design of
    future Bank assistance. The first phase of this analytical
    exercise, which is the focus of this report, develops an
    overview of the urban landscape. A second phase of this

  8. Library Resource
    December, 2012
    Egypt

    This report investigates Egypt's
    regional economic growth, explores the causes for
    geographically unbalanced development, and proposes policy
    options to make unbalanced growth compatible with inclusive
    development. In Egypt, despite rapid progress in most
    welfare indicators in lagging regions, there are still
    substantial gaps in consumption and opportunities between
    growth poles and the rest of the country. This report's

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