Franklin

City Economics / Brendan OFLAHERTY, Brendan O'Flaherty.

Author/Creator:
OFLAHERTY, Brendan, author.
Publication:
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, [2009]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Subjects:
Sociology, Urban.
Urban economics.
Urban policy.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
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.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Why Proximity Is Good
Chapter 3. Cars, Pollution, And Accidents
Chapter 4. Congestion
Chapter 5. Mass Transit
Chapter 6. Land
Chapter 7. Too Many Cars? Too Much Lawn? Too Much Blight?
Chapter 8. Rules
Chapter 9. Water, Sewers, Fire, And Garbage
Chapter 10. Education
Chapter 11. Race And Space
Chapter 12. Race And Policy
Chapter 13. Housing: The Big Picture
Chapter 14. Housing And Poor People
Chapter 15. Homelessness
Chapter 16. Crime
Chapter 17. Drugs, Guns, And Alcohol
Chapter 18. Urban Economic Development
Epilogue
Glossary
Index
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 08. Jul 2019)
Contributor:
O'Flaherty, Brendan, author.
De Gruyter.
ISBN:
9780674041615
OCLC:
1049675393
Publisher Number:
10.4159/9780674041615 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.