Urban Economics and Urban Policy: Challenging Conventional Policy Wisdom

Urban Economics and Urban Policy: Challenging Conventional Policy Wisdom

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783475254
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 11/15/2015
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 9.25(w) x 6.12(h) x (d)

About the Author

Paul C. Cheshire, Professor of Economic Geography, London School of Economics and Political Science, Max Nathan, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham and Henry G. Overman, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword by Ed Glaeser 1. Introduction 2. Urban Economic Performance 3. Residential Segregation and People Sorting Within Cities 4. Planning for a Housing Crisis: Or the Alchemy by Which We Turn Houses into Gold 5. Planning and Economic Performance 6. Planning: Reforms that Might Work and Ones that Won’t 7. Devolution, City Governance and Economic Performance 8. Urban Policies 9. Conclusions Index

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