Cities at a Glance: References

1. United Nations (UN), “Urban Population at Mid-Year by Major Area, Region and Country, 1950-2050,” World Urbanization Prospects: 2014 Revision (New York: 2014).
2. UN, “Percentage of Population at Mid-Year Residing in Urban Areas by Major Area, Region and Country,1950–2050,” World Urbanization Prospects: 2014 Revision.
3. UN, “Average Annual Rate of Change of the Urban Population, by Major Area, Region, and Country, 1950–2050,” World Urbanization Prospects: 2014 Revision.
4. UN, “Number of Cities Classified by Size Class of Urban Settlement, Major Area, Region and Country, 1950–2030,” World Urbanization Prospects, 2014 Revision.
5. Stefan Bringezu, Assessing Global Land Use: Balancing Consumption with Sustainable Supply, A Report of the Working Group on Land and Soils of the International Resource Panel (Paris: UN Environment Programme (UNEP), Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE), 2014).
6. Karen C. Seto et al., “A Meta-Analysis of Global Urban Land Expansion,” PLoS ONE 6, no. 8 (2011); Bringezu, Assessing Global Land Use; Joan Clos, “Foreword,” in Mark Swilling et al., City-Level Decoupling: Urban Resource Flows and the Governance of Infrastructure Transitions, A Report of the Working Group on Cities of the International
Resource Panel (Paris: UNEP, 2013).
7. Richard Dobbs et al., Urban World: Mapping the Economic Power of Cities (New York: McKinsey Global Institute, March 2011).
8. Richard Dobbs et al., Urban World: Cities and the Rise of the Consuming Class (New York: McKinsey Global Institute, 2012).
9. Swilling et al., City-Level Decoupling; UN-Habitat, State of the World’s Cities Report 2010/2011 (Nairobi: 2010).
10. Achim Steiner, “Foreword,” in Swilling et al., City-Level Decoupling.
11. Swilling et al., City-Level Decoupling.
12. Dobbs et al., Urban World.
13. Christopher A. Kennedy et al., “Energy and Material Flows of Megacities,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112, no. 19 (2015): 5,985–5,990; UN, “Toward Sustainable Cities,” Chapter 3 in World Economic and Social Survey 2013 (New York: 2013).
14. Ibid.; UN-Habitat, Streets as Public Spaces and Drivers of Urban Prosperity (Nairobi: 2013).
15. UN, “Toward Sustainable Cities”; World Health Organization (WHO), Why Urban Health Matters (Geneva: 2010).

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