Conference Agenda

05-05: Impact of informal tenure upgrading
Wednesday, 27/Mar/2019:
8:30am - 10:00am

Session Chair: Remi Jedwab, George Washington University, United States of America
Location: MC 5-100

ID: 158 / 05-05: 1
Individual Papers
Topics: Global frameworks; indicators; progress monitoring, LGAF
Keywords: affordable housing; Programa Minha Casa Minha Vida; integrated urban development; delinquency rate

High delinquency rates in Brazil’s Minha Casa Minha Vida housing program: Possible causes and necessary reforms

Arthur Acolin1, Marja Hoek-Smit2, Claudia Magalhães Eloy3

1University of Washington, United States of America; 2University of Pennsylvania, United States of America; 3Independent, Brazil

ID: 213 / 05-05: 2
Individual Papers
Topics: Economic research and impact evaluation
Keywords: Informal land use, informal land tenure, informal housing, low-income housing, access to jobs

Backyarding: theory and evidence for South Africa

Jan Brueckner1, Claus Rabe2, Harris Selod3

1University of California, Irvine, United States of America; 2Independent consultant, South Africa; 3World Bank, United States of America

ID: 861 / 05-05: 3
Individual Papers
Topics: Economic research and impact evaluation
Keywords: land regularization, systematic review; impact evaluation; upgrading interventions, informal urbanization, causal effects

Impact Evaluations of Informal Settlements Upgrading Interventions: Evidence assessment and new topics for research.

Cynthia Goytia1, Guadalupe Dorna2

1Harvard University and Torcuato Di Tella University, Argentina; 2Torcuato Di Tella University, Argentina

ID: 490 / 05-05: 4
Individual Papers
Topics: Urban expansion, land use, land value capture, and housing
Keywords: Slums, Housing, Policy, Enumeration

Measuring housing deprivations in India: an alternative approach to slum enumeration

Amit Patel1, Phoram Shah2

1University of Massachusetts Boston, United States of America; 2The World Bank Group, United States of America