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Why are Some Cities So Crowded?


  • Jordan Rappaport

    () (Economic Research Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)


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  • Jordan Rappaport, 2005. "Why are Some Cities So Crowded?," 2005 Meeting Papers 131, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  • Handle: RePEc:red:sed005:131

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    1. Thorsnes, Paul, 1997. "Consistent Estimates of the Elasticity of Substitution between Land and Non-Land Inputs in the Production of Housing," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 42(1), pages 98-108, July.
    2. Susanto Basu & John G. Fernald & Nicholas Oulton & Sylaja Srinivasan, 2003. "The Case of the Missing Productivity Growth: Or, Does Information Technology Explain why Productivity Accelerated in the US but not the UK?," NBER Working Papers 10010, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    Population Density; Productivity; Quality-of-Life; Compensating Differentials; Economic Growth;

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    • O40 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - General
    • O51 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - U.S.; Canada
    • R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes

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