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"You'll...walk away dazzled by the greatness of cities and fascinated by this writer's nimble mind." ---The New York Times --This text refers to the Audio CD edition.
Edward L. Glaeser is the Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University. He studies the economics of cities, housing, segregation, obesity, crime, innovation and other subjects, and writes about many of these issues for Economix. He serves as the director of the Taubman Center for State and Local Government and the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston. He is also a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1992.
Urban Planners, students, enthusiasts...no matter your experience level...this book provides insight to key issues and challenges theory as the author provides new ideas.Published on Sept. 4 2012 by Brandon
While I really enjoyed the idea of the book (that cities are about people, not the buildings), I'm a bit concerned about this infatuation with the city. Read morePublished on Feb. 11 2012 by Anastasia Prozorova