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Homepage:http://econ.worldbank.org/staff/slall1
Phone:202 477 1234
Postal address:1818 H St NW , Washington DC 20433
Workplace:Economics Research, World Bank Group, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2015

  1. Determinants of City Growth in Brazil
    Discussion Papers, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada - IPEA Downloads
    Also in Discussion Papers, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada - IPEA (2005) Downloads View citations (8)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2005) Downloads View citations (6)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (2007)
  2. Examining the Growth Patterns of Brazilian Cities
    Discussion Papers, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada - IPEA Downloads
    Also in Discussion Papers, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada - IPEA (2005) Downloads View citations (6)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2005) Downloads View citations (11)
  3. Jobs and land use within cities: a survey of theory, evidence, and policy
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2014

  1. Urbanization and housing investment
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)

2013

  1. Leveraging land to enable urban transformation: lessons from global experience
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)

2012

  1. Shelter from the storm -- but disconnected from jobs: lessons from urban South Africa on the importance of coordinating housing and transport policies
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2010

  1. Infrastructure and City Competitiveness in India
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (7)

2009

  1. Connecting lagging and leading regions: the role of labor mobility
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Density and disasters: economics of urban hazard risk
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Research Observer (2012)
  3. Explaining high transport costs within Malawi - bad roads or lack of trucking competition ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Identifying spatial efficiency-equity tradeoffs in territorial development policies: evidence from Uganda
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2014)
  5. Territorial Development Policy: A Practitioner's Guide
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads

2008

  1. Death of distance? Economic implications of infrastructure improvement in Russia
    EIB Papers, European Investment Bank, Economics Department Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Valuing access to water - a spatial hedonic approach applied to Indian cities
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)

2007

  1. DO URBAN LAND REGULATIONS INFLUENCE SLUM FORMATION? EVIDENCE FROM BRAZILIAN CITIES
    Anais do XXXV Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 35th Brazilian Economics Meeting], ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pós-Graduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics] Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Urbanization and productivity: evidence from Turkish provinces over the period 1980-2000
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)

2006

  1. Assessing benefits of slum upgrading programs in second-best settings
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Fiscal and distributional implications of property tax reforms in Indian cities
    Working Papers, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Regional subsidies and industrial prospects of lagging regions
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Rural-urban migration in developing countries: a survey of theoretical predictions and empirical findings
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (45)
  5. Um Exame dos Padrões de Crescimento das Cidades Brasileiras
    Discussion Papers, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada - IPEA Downloads View citations (1)
  6. What are public services worth, and to whom ? Non-parametric estimation of capitalization in Pune
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Housing Economics (2008)

2005

  1. Agglomeration, transport, and regional development in Indonesia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (19)
  2. Business environment, clustering, and industry location: evidence from Indian cities
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Economic geography: real or hype?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Household savings and residential mobility in informal settlements
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  5. The impact of business environment and economic geography on plant-level productivity: an analysis of Indian industry
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (20)
  6. Urban poverty and transport: the case of Mumbai
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)

2004

  1. Industrial Location and Spatial Inequality: Theory and Evidence from India
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Location and welfare in cities: impacts of policy interventions on the urban poor
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)

2003

  1. Are you satisfied? citizen feedback and delivery of urban services
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Diversity matters - the economic geography of industry location in India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Information-based instruments for improved urban management
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Location, concentration, and performance of economic activity in Brazil
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (15)
  5. Metropolitan industrial clusters; patterns and processes
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

2002

  1. "Learning by dining": informal networks and productivity in Mexican industry
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Economic structure, productivity, and infrastructure quality in southern Mexico
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in The Annals of Regional Science (2004)
  3. Tenure, Divesity, and commitment - community participation for urban service provision
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2004)

2001

  1. Agglomeration economies and productivity in Indian industry
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2004)
  2. Policy reform, economic growth, and the digital divide - an econometric analysis
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (28)

2000

  1. Perspectives on the sources of heterogeneity in Indian industry
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2001)

1999

  1. Valuing water for Chinese industries: a marginal productivity assessment
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)

1998

  1. Technology induced economic growth in the United States: Empirical testing using spatial-temporal estimation procedures
    ERSA conference papers, European Regional Science Association Downloads

Journal Articles

2014

  1. Identifying Spatial Efficiency-Equity Trade-offs in Territorial Development Policies: Evidence from Uganda
    Journal of Development Studies, 2014, 50, (12), 1717-1733 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2012

  1. Density and Disasters: Economics of Urban Hazard Risk
    World Bank Research Observer, 2012, 27, (1), 74-105 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2010

  1. Valuing Access to Water—A Spatial Hedonic Approach, with an Application to Bangalore, India
    Spatial Economic Analysis, 2010, 5, (2), 161-179 Downloads View citations (9)

2008

  1. Implications of alternate policies on welfare of slum dwellers: Evidence from Pune, India
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2008, 63, (1), 56-73 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Industrial Location in Developing Countries
    World Bank Research Observer, 2008, 23, (2), 219-246 Downloads View citations (28)
  3. What are public services worth, and to whom? Non-parametric estimation of capitalization in Pune
    Journal of Housing Economics, 2008, 17, (1), 34-64 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2007

  1. Citizen Feedback and Delivery of Urban Services
    World Development, 2007, 35, (4), 649-662 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Determinants of city growth in Brazil
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2007, 62, (2), 252-272 Downloads View citations (55)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  3. Infrastructure and regional growth, growth dynamics and policy relevance for India
    The Annals of Regional Science, 2007, 41, (3), 581-599 Downloads View citations (16)
  4. New Economic Geography: Real or Hype?
    International Regional Science Review, 2007, 30, (1), 3-19 Downloads View citations (2)

2006

  1. Household Savings and Residential Mobility in Informal Settlements in Bhopal, India
    Urban Studies, 2006, 43, (7), 1025-1039 Downloads

2005

  1. Do localization economies matter in cluster formation? Questioning the conventional wisdom with data from Indian metropolises
    Environment and Planning A, 2005, 37, (2), 331-353 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Policy Reform, Economic Growth and the Digital Divide
    Oxford Development Studies, 2005, 33, (2), 229-243 Downloads View citations (17)

2004

  1. Agglomeration economies and productivity in Indian industry
    Journal of Development Economics, 2004, 73, (2), 643-673 Downloads View citations (78)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Economic structure, productivity, and infrastructure quality in Southern Mexico
    The Annals of Regional Science, 2004, 38, (3), 361-385 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  3. Tenure, Diversity and Commitment: Community Participation for Urban Service Provision
    Journal of Development Studies, 2004, 40, (3), 1-26 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2003

  1. Location and Growth in the Brazilian Northeast
    Journal of Regional Science, 2003, 43, (4), 663-681 Downloads View citations (25)

2002

  1. Valuing water for Chinese industries: a marginal productivity analysis
    Applied Economics, 2002, 34, (6), 759-765 Downloads View citations (13)

2001

  1. Perspectives on the Sources of Heterogeneity in Indian Industry
    World Development, 2001, 29, (12), 2127-2143 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. Regional economic convergence: Do policy instruments make a difference?
    The Annals of Regional Science, 2001, 35, (1), 153-166 Downloads View citations (35)

2000

  1. Do regional economies converge?
    International Advances in Economic Research, 2000, 6, (1), 1-15 Downloads

1999

  1. High-technology employment and hub airports
    Journal of Air Transport Management, 1999, 5, (1), 53-59 Downloads View citations (38)
 
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