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ISBN-13: 9781597820707
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 09/15/2008
Series: David Rockefeller/Inter-American Development Bank Series
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Eduardo Rojas is Principal Urban Development Specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank.

Juan R. Cuadrado-Roura is Professor of Applied Economics in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Alcalà, Spain.

José Miguel Fernandez Güell is Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Architecture, Polytechnic University of Madrid.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Authors
  • Introduction

  1. The Metropolitan Regions of Latin America: Problems of Governance and Development, by Eduardo Rojas

    Management of Metropolitan Areas: Opportunities and Challenges

  2. Metropolitan Areas and the Challenges of Competitiveness, by Juan Ramon Cuadrado-Roura and Jose Miguel Fernandez Guell
  3. Recent Perspectives on Metropolitan Organization, Functions, and Governance, by Jeroen Klink

    Principles of Good Metropolitan Government

  4. Democratic Governability of Metropolitan Areas: International Experiences and Lessons for Latin American Cities, by Christian Lefevre
  5. Fiscal Aspects of Metropolitan Governance, by Richard Bird and Enid Slack

    Final Reflections

  6. The Long Road towards Good Metropolitan Government, by Juan Ramon Cuadrado-Roura and Jose Miguel Fernandez Guell

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