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Apr 19
The Economist Indicts Urban Containment "Fat Cats" : "Free Exchange" in The Economist has come down strongly on the side of economics in a review of housing affordability....
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Apr 11
Rio Among the Most Dangerous Cities? : The travel website escapehere.com has published an article with a list of the world's "10 most dangerous cities to travel." I was obviously interested, but was soon deterred by advertisements that k...
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Apr 11
Urban Containment: Land Price Up 5 Times Income & Smaller : The shocking extent to which urban containment policy (urban consolidation policy) is associated with higher land (and house) prices is illustrated by a recent press release from RP Data in Australi...
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Apr 7
Texas & Oklahoma Dominate Metropolitan Economic Growth : Texas metropolitan areas continue to dominate economic growth, according to the latest Metro Monitor, produced by the Brookings Institution....
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Apr 4
Watch Chicago’s Middle Class Vanish Before Your Very Eyes : Note: I owe both the concept for this measurement of income segregation and much of the actual data – all of it, except for 2012 – to Sean Reardon andKendra Bischoff, who wrote a series of wonderf...
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Apr 4
Growing Traffic Threatens Sydney : In the "letter of the week" in The North Shore Times, Save Our Suburbs President Tony Recsei decries the rising traffic congestion that is occurring in Sydney from the densificatio...
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Apr 4
High Frequency Trading Is Not Fast Enough : A new book by the original yellow journalist of Wall Street, Michael Lewis, initiated global coverage about the flaws of American capitalism....
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