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We have 8 items tagged with ‘Global urban change’.
  • Passengers at a busy train station

    The world’s fastest growing cities

    Which factors determine whether a city makes it onto the list of the world’s fastest growing cities? In the latest in a series focusing on the transition to a predominantly urban world, David Satterthwaite takes a closer look

    24 March 2020 | Blog | Policy and planning
  • An aerial view of people in an informal settlement

    Alternative data sources for cities and communities

    In the latest in our series of blogs and interviews focusing on the transition to a predominantly urban world, David Satterthwaite looks at community-driven data collection and mapping

    12 March 2020 | Blog | Policy and planning
  • A busy side street in the settlement of Dharavi

    Invisiblising cities: the obsession with national statistics and international comparisons

    David Satterthwaite discusses the vast gaps in city data, and explains why planning, governing and servicing cities calls for data that is broken down into city and sub-city level

    25 February 2020 | Blog | Monitoring, evaluation and learning
  • New Taipei City in Taiwan

    Which cities went up or down the ranking of the world’s largest cities?

    IIED senior fellow David Satterthwaite is curating a series of blogs and interviews on global urban change. In this blog he looks at rapidly growing cities that moved into the list of the top 100 cities, and those that fell off the bottom of the list

    12 February 2020 | Blog | Urban
  • Crowds of pedestrians in Tokyo

    Continuity and change in the world’s 20 largest cities

    David Satterthwaite looks at changes in the rankings for the world's largest cities, revealing which cities have surged up the top 20, and which have fallen

    31 January 2020 | Blog | Urban
  • Tokyo skyline

    The world's 100 largest cities from 1800 to 2020, and beyond

    In the first of a new blog series, IIED senior fellow David Satterthwaite looks at the world’s 100 largest cities, and how their changing distribution reflects social, political and economic shifts across the globe

    16 January 2020 | Blog | Urban
  • A landscape of old houses

    Q&A: blog series explores the transition to a predominantly urban world

    IIED has launched a series of blogs that will examine different aspects of global urban change, including analysis of the social, political and environmental factors that cause cities to thrive or decline. David Satterthwaite highlights what to expect

    16 January 2020 | Article | Urban
  • Beijing CBD skyline with Pagoda

    The transition to a predominantly urban world

    This is a series of blogs and interviews, curated by IIED senior fellow David Satterthwaite, that will examine different aspects of global urban change, including analysis of the social, political and environmental factors that cause cities to thrive or decline.

    15 January 2020 | Feature | Urban
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