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In brief... Economics of skyscrapers

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  • Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt
  • Jason Barr

Abstract

Many tall buildings appear to be out of scale given contemporary perceptions. But according to Gabriel Ahlfeldt and Jason Barr, the vast majority have a solid economic case for their construction.

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  • Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt & Jason Barr, 2020. "In brief... Economics of skyscrapers," CentrePiece - The magazine for economic performance 589, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  • Handle: RePEc:cep:cepcnp:589
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    1. Why Doesn’t New York Construct the World’s Tallest Building Anymore?
      by Jason Barr in Skynomics Blog on 2020-12-23 13:17:41

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