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Martin Brockerhoff

Researcher at Population Council

Publications -  26
Citations -  2270

Martin Brockerhoff is an academic researcher from Population Council. The author has contributed to research in topics: Urbanization & Immigration. The author has an hindex of 16, co-authored 26 publications receiving 2122 citations.

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The Poverty of Cities in Developing Regions

TL;DR: In this article, the authors used indicators of children's status and level of infant mortality to compare wellbeing across cities of one million or more residents and smaller settlements within developing regions, and found that sustainable development of large cities is dependent not only on efficient management good governance and sufficient resources but also related to cities size and their rate of population growth.
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Understanding Impoverishment: The Consequences of Development-Induced Displacement

TL;DR: In this article, the authors reveal the enormous problems and disastrous affects which continue to accompany displacement operations in many countries, which raise the ever more urgent question of whether the benefits of infrastructure development justify or outweigh the pain of the radical disruption of peoples lives.
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The inequality of maternal health care in urban sub‐Saharan Africa in the 1990s

TL;DR: The results show that, although on average the urban poor receive better antenatal and delivery care than rural residents, the care of theurban poor is worse than that of the urban non‐poor, suggesting that the urban bias in the allocation of health services in Africa does not benefit the urbanpoor as much as the non‐ poor.