• Determinants of Slum Formation: The Role of Local Politics and Policies 

      Alves, Guillermo (CAF; Caracas, 2018-01)
      One-third of the developing world’s population lives in urban slums and the absolute number of slum residents grew from 650 million in 1990 to 863 million in 2012. Although negative impacts of slum living conditions on ...
    • Slum Growth in Brazilian Cities 

      Alves, Guillermo (CAF; Caracas, 2016-10-10)
      I study slum growth in contemporary urbanization processes by estimating a spatial equilibrium model with houses with and without basic water and sanitation services in Brazilian cities between 1991 and 2010. Slum growth ...