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Session 137:
Urbanisation, environment and development

Friday, July 22
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Salle Condorcet

Chair: George Martine, Independent Consultant

  1. Economic growth, population changes and residential energy consumption in ChinaLeiwen Jiang, Brown University

  2. Urbanisation, development, and environmental quality: insights from coastal GhanaMichael J. White, Brown University; Scott Nixon, University of Rhode Island

  3. The distribution of people and the dimension of place: methodologies to improve the global estimation of urban extentsDeborah Balk, Columbia University; Francesca Pozzi, Columbia University; Gregory Yetman, Columbia University; Uwe Deichmann, World Bank Group; Andrew Nelson, University of Leeds

  4. Sao Paulo peri-urban dynamics: some social causes and environmental consequencesHaroldo Torres, CEBRAP; Humberto Alves, CEBRAP; Maria Aparecida Oliveira, CEBRAP

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