Peter Gordon's Blog

A blog exploring the intersection of economic thinking and urban planning/real estate development and related big-think themes.

Nov 21
The big issues : When you think about immigration, the gains from trade argument is fundamental and significant ("Trillion Dollar Bills Left on the Sidewalk")....
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Nov 13
Third arrow? : The financial press has accepted the catchy label "Abenomics" re Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's proclaimed three-pronged economic policy....
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Nov 9
Zero-sum and negative-sum : Today's NY Times includes "The LeBron Stimulus ......
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Nov 5
Gravity still matters : I used to think that "monopolistic competition" is an oxymoron. (But more than 46,000 cites at Google Scholar.) I was stuck on "mono" meaning "one"....
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Nov 3
Old downtowns and new tech : Manhattan's downtowns are the model that many American city planners dream of.  But it is not a plausible model in most auto-oriented cities....
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Oct 31
The real world : Hydraulic fracturing is partly responsible for a positive "oil shock". "How Plunging Oil Scrambles Geopolitics" by Prof....
Peter Gordon's Blog