Poor “Cariocas” living in the periphery of the Rio Metropolitan Region spend a very long time commuting. People from the city’s outskirts travel, on average, almost 90 minutes a day to and from…

Daniel Pulido, Fatima Arroyo Arroyo |

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Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Jon Kher Kaw |

Urbanization is increasingly central to the global development process, but until recently, basic spatial information on the world’s urban areas has been unavailable, inconsistent, or unreliable…

Thomas Esch, Chandan Deuskar |

About this series More blog posts In the 1960s, Singapore was struggling with limited resources, a small domestic market, and high unemployment. Living standards were low, with most residents…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Abhas Jha |