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The U.S. and world economic geography before and after the downturn: conference summary


  • Daniel J. Wilson


This conference examined how the recent economic crisis has changed residential and development environments in many parts of the world. For example, the crisis has reduced home ownership and created pressure to increase neighborhood density in the United States. And, at least temporarily, it slowed migration in China to export-oriented urban areas. ; The conference was sponsored by the Center for the Study of Innovation and Productivity and was held at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco November 18, 2009.

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  • Daniel J. Wilson, 2010. "The U.S. and world economic geography before and after the downturn: conference summary," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue apr26.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedfel:y:2010:i:apr26:n:2010-13

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