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Title Brookings-Wharton papers on urban affairs 2009 / Gary Burtless and Janet Rothenberg Pack, editors
Published Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 216 pages) : illustrations
Series Brookings-Wharton papers on urban affairs ; 2009
Contents Preface -- Editors' summary -- Job decentralization and residential location / Leah Platt Boustan and Robert A. Margo. Comments by Edward Glaeser and Janice F. Madden -- Subprime mortgage pricing : the impact of race, ethnicity, and gender on the cost of borrowing / Andrew Haughwout, Christopher Mayer, and Joseph Tracy. Comment by Dwight M. Jaffee and Tomasz Piskorski -- What explains the quantity and quality of local inventive activity? / Gerald Carlino and Robert Hunt. Comments by Gilles Duranton and Bruce A. Weinberg -- Urban sprawl in Europe / Eleonora Patacchini and Yves Zenou. Comments by J. Vernon Henderson and Dennis Epple -- Connecting lagging and leading regions : the role of labor mobility / Somik V. Lall, Christopher Timmins, and Shouyue Yu. Comments by Ales Anas and Jan K. Brueckner -- A reconsideration of the NAS rule from an industrial agglomeration perspective / Tomoya Mori and Tony E. Smith. Comments by Yannis M. Ioannides and John M. Quigley
Summary "The papers examine a range of issues that are relevant to urban economics, including the effects of job location in an urban area on residential choice patterns, racial bias in mortgage lending, and the effects of urban characteristics on the development of new patents. The volume also contains three papers on urban developments outside of the United States. The topics treated include urban sprawl in Europe, rural-to-urban migration patterns in Brazil, and locational patterns of establishments across Japanese citites"--Page ix
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Urban economics.
Urban policy.
Form Electronic book
Author Burtless, Gary T., 1950-
Pack, Janet Rothenberg.
Brookings Institution. Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy.
Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Real Estate Center.
ISBN 0815703007 (paper)
0815704003 (electronic bk.)
9780815703006 (paper)
9780815704003 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Papers on urban affairs