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Aportes a una teoría de la estructuración residencial urbana

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  • Óscar A. Alfonso R.

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    (Universidad Externado de Colombia)

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    The city is a collective project that seeks to improve the general welfare of the population. Residential structuring agents have an inclination to get richer without reason. If collective actions that control and regulate this inclination are missing, the city becomes a powerful instrument to unequally distribute the wealth that emerges from urbanization. This article proposes a non-conventional approach to residential structuring as a place for wealth transference, an analytical option that emphasizes the principle that institutions precede residential markets.

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    Article provided by Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Economía in its journal Revista de Economía Institucional.

    Volume (Year): 9 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 17 (July-December)
    Pages: 241-277

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    Handle: RePEc:rei:ecoins:v:9:y:2007:i:17:p:241-277

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    Keywords: urban economics; residential structuring; public goods; land uses;

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    1. Sergio Godoy & Joseph Stiglitz, 2006. "Growth, Initial Conditions, Law and Speed of Privatization in Transition Countries: 11 Years Later," NBER Working Papers 11992, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Ha-Joon Chang, 2006. "La relación entre las instituciones y el desarrollo económico. Problemas teóricos claves," Revista de Economía Institucional, Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Economía, vol. 8(14), pages 125-136, January-J.
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