What do surveys and SMS data reveal about...
Households living in unplanned areas of Kigali make complex trade-offs in terms of where they work and live. We use face-to-face and SMS surveys to understand these trade-offs...
Women’s mobility and labour force participation...
Pakistan has the lowest female labour-force participation rate in South Asia and urban areas perform especially poorly. Distinct patriarchal norms interlinked with...
India 2019: Catching the clickbait generation
A group of young people greater than the population of Germany will vote for the first time in India’s 17 Lok Sabha elections. LSE PhD student Tom Wilkinson explains why this...
Urban density and the promises of proximity
As an economist, an end of year tradition is to muse over The Royal Society of Statistics, ‘Statistic of the Year’. In 2018, the singled out stat was: 90.5% - the...
Urban governance institutions: Policy options for...
Developing countries today are home to all of the world’s thirty fastest-growing major cities — with sub-Saharan Africa home to twenty-one of these thirty. This rapid...
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