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Per capita income is 4 x higher for those countries where majority lives in urban area than those where majority lives in rural area, Jim’s Factoid for my perspective: Aug 10, James rated it liked it Recommended to James by: The Project for Public Spaces has a handy list and a great blog that profiles successful developments and interventions. More than half of America’s income is earned in twenty-two metropolitan areas. Even the worst cities-Kinshasa, Kolkata, Lagos- confer surprising benefits on the people who flock to them, including better health and more jobs than the rural areas that surround them.

The enduring paradox behind “environmentally friendly” developments like The Woodlands is that the more their architects plan for parks, green spaces, and open wooded areas to preserve a sylvan character, the less environmentally friendly they actually become.

How can cities retain their young talent? This book is part of a special program at Nashua Public Library where our mayor and a panel of experts will talk about this book and have a Q and A session. Glaeser generally believes that the job of city government is clear-cut: It is a bit longer than necessary and jumps around without clear structure.


Read this book if you want to feel that you made the right choice about living in a city rather than retreating to that cabin in the mountains as you always fantasized.

The other part of this book that really annoyed me was the forced association between human innovation and cities. Tapa blanda Compra verificada.

I assume this was good for me. On the eternal struggle oas the merits of centralized versus decentralized government he takes a middle ground: Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon.

There are a number of other snippets that make the book worth reading- like his argument that local environmentalism, especially on the coasts, is bad for the environment.

As someone who grew up in Detroit, I’ve spent the last ten years defending it. He explains how West Coast environmentalists have harmed the environment, and how struggling cities from Youngstown to New Orleans can “shrink to greatness. As Angela Giglia has argued in her fascinating ethnography of gated communities in Mexico Citywhile such communities frequently isolate residents from wider democratic involvement, new forms of community decision-making come about within the gated perimeter.

Or the ridiculously low gasoline tax, which encourages more people to drive in cars rather than take public transportation.

Triumph of the City: : Edward Glaeser: Libros en idiomas extranjeros

Glaeser grew up in New York, and Manhattan is his model of what a great city should be. But to lose one’s way in a city, as one loses one’s way in a forest, requires some schooling. He investigates why a new house costs percent more in Los Angeles than in Houston, even though building costs are only 25 percent higher in L.

Which is to say, that in this one example at least, the reality has been adjusted to fit, rather than the usual procedure — at least for those who live and work outside the city limits of Cambridge, Massachusetts — which is to make observations and then, to draw conclusions from those observations.


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Edward Glaeser (Author of Triumph of the City)

More and more people work from home, and some studies have demonstrated that these people are actually more productive than those who are ciudaces a face-to-face office environment. Want to make house affordable? At least half of the billion USD spent on infrastructure could have gone into housing and school vouchers. The worst thing I could say about this book is that I think his writing style was a little too simple.

One experiment performed by two researchers at the University of Michigan challenged groups of six students to play a game in which everyone could earn money by cooperating.

Edward Glaeser

Quotes by Edward Glaeser. His arguments are solely based upon carbon emissions as the glarser. But I used to be a bi I don’t agree with everything Glaeser says but overall I found it really interesting, thought-provoking and it opened my eyes to a lot of things.

Governments conflate the two but they are very different things.

The flow of less advantaged people into cities from Rio to Rotterdam demonstrates triunco strength, not weakness.

The tone right away in the first chapter turned me off to the book as a whole.

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