How the death of distance hurt Detroit and Glasgow and helped New York and London

Edward Glaeser interviewed by Romesh Vaitilingam, 05 September 2008


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Topics:  Politics and economics

Tags:  'death of distance', cities, urban economics


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For further information on the topic please see the paper by Glaeser and Ponzetto, 'Did the Death of Distance Hurt Detroit and Help New York?'

Professor of Economics, Harvard University

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