City Economics

City Economics

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This introductory but innovative textbook on the economics of cities is aimed at students of urban and regional policy as well as of undergraduate economics. It deals with standard topics, including automobiles, mass transit, pollution, housing, and education but it also discusses non-standard topics such as segregation, water supply, sewers, garbage, fire prevention, housing codes, homelessness, crime, illicit drugs, and economic development.SUVsa€”got 17.1 miles per gallon (U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics 2002, table 4-12). ... This would be an expensive propositiona€”and more expensive the more Lincoln Continentals were solda€”and so would increase the true cost to the company of each Lincoln Continental it sold ... motor vehicles also may not be the best policies for the cities that now have the worlda#39;s worst air pollution problems.

Title:City Economics
Author:Brendan OFLAHERTY, Brendan O'Flaherty
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 2009-06-30


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