Environmental Impacts of Macroeconomic and Sectoral Policies

Environmental Impacts of Macroeconomic and Sectoral Policies

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The importance of violence as a contributory factor to urban poverty in Jamaica has gone largely unresearched. This paper outlines the results of a study undertaken by the World Bank and the government of Jamaica to focus on the issue. The study uses a participatory urban appraisal methodology in five poor urban areas, mainly in Kingston, to identify and understand local community perceptions of four different aspects of violence: its causes; its interrelationship with poverty; its impact on employment, economic and social infrastructure, and local social institutions; and ways in which government, communities, households, and individuals can work to reduce it.aquot;Transport and Home Energy Use in the Cities of the Developing Countries: A Review, aquot; The Energy Journal, 8: 85-103. ... 26.02 Korea (3) average, 1983 average, 1987 23.37 23.18 India (2) ambassador 13.6 17.4 Japan (2) Toyota Corolla 6anbsp;...

Title:Environmental Impacts of Macroeconomic and Sectoral Policies
Author:Mohan Munasinghe, International Society for Ecological Economics
Publisher:World Bank Publications - 1996-01-01


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