Session 122:
Urbanization in Global Perspective

Friday, May 2
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Simmons
3rd Floor

Chair: Michael J. White, Brown University
Discussant: Patrick Gerland, United Nations Population Division
Discussant: Holly E. Reed, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research

  1. The Health Implications of Urbanization: Measurement and Policy Relevance of Slums in Urban IndiaLaura B. Nolan, Princeton University

  2. Is Urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa Different?Adam Storeygard, Tufts University; Vernon Henderson, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE); Mark Roberts, World Bank Group

  3. Seeing Is Believing: Why Demographers Need Remote Sensing Data to Understand UrbanizationDeborah L. Balk, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR); Mark R. Montgomery, Population Council

  4. Global Alternative Long-Term Urbanization ProjectionsLeiwen Jiang, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

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