Policy uses of urban indicators

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New York City-Rand Institute] , [New York
Social indicators., Cities and towns., Policy scie
Statement[by] Robert K. Yin.
LC ClassificationsAS36 .R28 no. 4829, HN28 .R28 no. 4829
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p.
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Open LibraryOL5468883M
LC Control Number73171867

Get this from a library. Policy uses of urban indicators. [Robert K Yin; Rand Corporation.]. This chapter explores the critical issue of measuring sustainable urban development (SUD) via the Policy uses of urban indicators book of indicators. The chapter begins by situating indicators within the broader urban planning process, showing how they help measure goals and objectives, define evaluation criteria and monitor progress.

The page Cities Data Book explores the theory, development and application of urban indicator systems for improved urban management and performance measurement, and presents the findings from a pilot exercise undertaken in 18 cites in the Asia and Pacific region.

For each of listed categories, a set of indicators is reflecting the level of urban functionality. Indicators of the EU-TISSUE Programme, in use in 15 European countries, relate to the areas of sustainable urban management (descriptive indicators), sustainable urban transport, sustainable urban construction, and sustainable urban : Jasmina Mavrič, Vito Bobek.

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Pergamon Press Printed in Great Britain SOCIAL INDICATORS AND URBAN POLICY ANALYSISt SHIRLEY S. ANGRIST and JACOB BELKIN School of Urban and Public Affairs, Carnegie-Mellon University,U.S.A. and WILLIAM A. WALLACE School of Management, Rensselaer Cited by: 6. knowledge about the use of an urban health indicator tool in the policy-making or decision-making process, or about the implementation of specific policies, interventions or programmes in-formed by these (modified from Lorenc et al.) [34] & Includes policy and/or decision-makers from one of the following policy fields in local government.

Adaptive management, a strategy used globally by scientists, policy makers, and civil society groups to manage complex ecological resources, is a potential model for developing and implementing urban health equity indicators. URBAN POLICY IN PRACTICE This text is a detailed, up-to-date account of urban policy in Britain.

With a performance indicators for a policy of diverting young people from custody authority and putting policy into practice.

The book draws on both the academic and professional literature for examples and analysis. However, I. Towards a Global Urban Indicators Database III UN-HABITAT has been a pioneer organization in the collection of urban indicators. Init initiated the Housing Indicators Programme, focusing on monitoring shelter performances.

It then became Urban Indicators Programme in in order to focus on a larger range of urban issues. The. • Use Plan, Do, Study, Act decision-making cycle to establish a strong decision-making framework to support implementation and sustainability of Policy uses of urban indicators book policy Indicator 5: Transparency • Make policy documents accessible to the public (e.g., available in many formats: printed, electronic/web-friendly, translated into a variety of languages).

Urban sustainability indicators are ways to measure the conditions and status of an urban area with a variety of factors. They differ from most types of indicators because they are connected to each other, with aspects of economic, environmental, and equity dimensions impacting and connecting to one another.

Policy Paper on Strategic Urban Development. Introduction: The context of urban strategic planning projects and design monitoring systems such as Urban Indicators Systems. Depending on the changes in the social context, the agenda is adapted to suit different conditions or circumstances.

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characteristics of existing indicator systems, examine whether a standard set of sustainable urban development indicators could be drawn or adapted from existing systems, and identify challenges and recommendations in moving forward.

Researchers reviewed of 22 systems with indicators and identified a database of candidate indicators. productive and sustainable used natural resources. Performance Indicators Forest resource indicators Wetland indicators Soil salinity indicators Marine indicators Coastal area indicators Bio-diversity indicators Grazing indicators Regulatory systems operation indicators Before Development Objective 1.

types of indicators examined and the concept of “core” indicators and their use introduced. In Chapter Three, selected international indicator initiatives are highlighted. These include environment and sustainable development indicators, social indicators, housing and urban indicators, and health indicators.

The goal is to identify a set of urban sustainability indicators that allow urban communities to diagnose problems and identify pressures that provide useful information to policy intervention. Many city leaders aspiring to change sustainability policies use indicators and metrics as motivation; they are also used to document progress as a.

Urban sustainability indicators are tools that allow city planners, city managers and policymakers to gauge the socio-economic and environmental impact of, for example, current urban designs, infrastructures, policies, waste disposal systems, pollution and access to services by citizens.

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This book focuses on the measurement and utilisation of quantitative indicators in the urban and regional planning fields. There has been a resurgence of academic and policy interest in using indicators to inform planning, partly in response to the current government's information intensive approach to decision-making.

Integral Indicators: portraying the results of multiple linkages between/among different sectors & factors. of employment, for it points to municipal facilitation processes, economic credibility level of the city, confidence of investors in city governance, municipal planning priorities etc.

Rate of malnutrition, for it points to the impact of numerous interactions among many. Sarah Benatar is a principal research associate in the Health Policy Center at the Urban Institute.

Her research investigates how public policies affect vulnerable populations’ health outcomes, access to care, use of services, and enrollment in coverage programs, with a particular focus on maternal and child health. This book focuses on the measurement and utilisation of quantitative indicators in the urban and regional planning fields.

There has been a resurgence of academic and policy interest in using indicators to inform planning, partly in response to the current government's information intensive approach to decision-making. Urban sprawl, also called sprawl or suburban sprawl, the rapid expansion of the geographic extent of cities and towns, often characterized by low-density residential housing, single-use zoning, and increased reliance on the private automobile for transportation.

Urban sprawl is caused in part by the need to accommodate a rising urban population; however, in many. Accept.

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The WHO Healthy Cities projects and a variety of other research and policy programmes have used data from urban health indicators (UHIs) as evidence to inform strategies and policies [7–10].

The use of evidence to inform policy and decision-making in municipal services that impact the wider determinants of health is an under-researched area.

World Development Indicators (WDI) is the primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates.

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My library. 10) Would your campus leadership be open to routinely examine practices, policies, new initiatives, reports, etc., to determine if they meet criteria of equity-mindedness.

11) Would your vice president of academic affairs, deans, and department chairs be open to engaging faculty in the examination of course level data dis-aggregated by race and.

A rigorous but nontechnical treatment of major topics in urban economics. Lectures on Urban Economics offers a rigorous but nontechnical treatment of major topics in urban economics. To make the book accessible to a broad range of readers, the analysis is diagrammatic rather than mathematical.

Although nontechnical, the book relies on rigorous economic reasoning. Land-use changes are essential for urban development and make space usage efficient and safe for residents.

GIS for urban planning applies digital aerial photographs to develop 3D CAD models of cities that can be quickly uploaded to a database. Modeling and projection.View our complete catalog of authoritative Environment and Sustainability related book titles and textbooks published by Routledge and CRC Press.

Use the next field to enter a date using m m / d d / y y y y format. Product Type Theory and Policy By Juan Carlos Seijo, Jon G. Sutinen. Aug by Routledge.Urban planning; Wastewater; Water and sanitation. Of the 46 indicators, these are explicitly about environmental matters: Total residential electrical use per capita (kWh/year) Energy consumption of public buildings per year (kWh/m 2) Percentage of total energy derived from renewable sources, as a share of the city's total energy consumption.