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C o n t r i b u t o r s Deborah Balk is Professor, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College/ CUNY and Associate Director, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research, City University of New York. She is currently a member of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population Working Group on Urbanisation and recently completed service on two National Research Council panels. Nefise Bazoglu, former Chief, Monitoring Systems, UN-HABITAT, is Senior Fellow, Global Urban Development, and an urban development consultant based in Turkey. She received a Ph.D. in demography from Hacettepe Institute of Population Studies (HIPS) and did her postdoctoral studies in the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of California, Los Angeles. Eugenie L. Birch is Lawrence C. Nussdorf Professor of Urban Research and Education, Department of City and Regional Planning, School of Design, and co-founding Director, Penn Institute for Urban Research, University of Pennsylvania. Her most recent publications are Urban and Regional Planning Reader (2009) and Practice of Local Planning Contemporary Practices and Principles (2009) (co-edited with Gary Hack, Paul Sedway , and Mitchell Silver). Joel E. Cohen is the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of Populations, a joint appointment with Columbia University and the Rockefeller University where he heads the Laboratory on Populations. His publications include How Many People Can the Earth Support? (1995), winner of the Olivia Schieffelin Nordberg Award ‘‘for excellence in writing in the population sciences,’’ and Educating All Children: A Global Agenda (2006). Kyung-Hwan Kim is a professor of economics at Sogang University, a fellow at the Weimer Graduate School of Advanced Studies in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics, a research fellow at the Centre for Asset Securitisation in Asia of the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial 364 Contributors Economics at Singapore Management University, and a scholar at the Institute for Urban Research of the University of Pennsylvania. He has taught at Syracuse University and worked at UN-HABITAT, and he holds a Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University. John D. Landis is Crossways Professor and Chair, Department of City and Regional Planning, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania. He is currently engaged in a National Science Foundation–funded project that uses GIS to model, forecast, and develop alternative spatial scenarios of U.S. population and employment patterns, and that explores their impact on travel demand through 2050. Shuaib Lwasa is Project Director, Urban Harvest, Senior Research Scientist , International Potato Center, and Lecturer in Geography, Makerere University. His most recent publications include Urban Land Markets, Housing Development and Spatial Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Case of Uganda (2010). Faith Macharia is National Director, Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE), Kenya Chapter, a pan-African organization dedicated to furthering the education of girls and women. Stephen Malpezzi is the Lorin and Marjorie Thiefenthaler Professor, and Academic Director, James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate, School of Business, University of Wisconsin–Madison. As past president of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, Malpezzi has advised on urban policies in Ghana, India, Indonesia, Korea, Mexico, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Mark R. Montgomery is Professor of Economics, State University of New York at Stony Brook and Senior Associate, Poverty, Gender, and Youth Program, Population Council. He has served as co-chair of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences Panel on Urban Population Dynamics and was lead editor of its 2003 report, Cities Transformed: Demographic Change and Its Implications in the Developing World. Wilber K. Ottichilo is Member of Parliament, National Assembly, Republic of Kenya, and former Director General, Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), Nairobi, Kenya. In these capacities, he has served as the patron and consultant for the Emuhaya (Kenya) Strategic Development Plan (2008). Suzana Pasternak, who holds a bachelor of architecture, an M.Sc. degree, and a Ph.D. in demography and public health, is Professor, Fac- Contributors 365 ulty of Architecture and Planning, University of São Paulo, where she teaches courses on urbanization, demography, and housing. Lynne B. Sagalyn is the Earle W. Kazis and Benjamin Schore Professor of Real Estate, Columbia Business School, and Director, Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate. She is the author of Times Square Roulette: Remaking the City Icon (2001), Cases in Real Estate Finance and Investment Strategy (1999), and Downtown, Inc.: How America Rebuilds Cities (1989) (with Bernard Frieden). Karen C. Seto is Associate Professor of the Urban Environment, School of Forestry...

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ISBN
9780812204476
Related ISBN
9780812242843
MARC Record
OCLC
793012549
Pages
384
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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