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Urbanization and its discontents

Harvard economist Edward Glaeser has a new paper out talking about “urbanization and its discontents.” In it, he argues that while cities today are working remarkably well for highly skilled people, they don’t seem to be delivering the same upward mobility to lower skilled people.… Read More

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Technology and the city

Embedded at the bottom of this post is a great rapid-fire talk by Edward Glaeser about technology and the city.  Technology has always been a fundamental driver of change within our cities and I like how Glaeser starts by referring to these forces as either… Read More