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Viewpoint: Triumph of the City




This paper is an excerpt from Edward Glaeser’s keynote address to the inaugural meeting of the World Symposium on Transport and Land Use Research (WSTLUR), which was held in Whistler, British Columbia, July 28–30, 2011. The conference brought together academics and practitioners at the intersection of economics, planning, and engineering in the fields of transport and land use.

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  • Glaeser, Edward, 2012. "Viewpoint: Triumph of the City," The Journal of Transport and Land Use, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota, vol. 5(2), pages 1-4.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:jtralu:0078

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    • R40 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Transportation Economics - - - General


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