Urban Economics

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I. Dualism
Poverty/lowincome-difficult to measure, may include social capital, human capital. 1. Spatial mismatch a. Distance from residence to work i. Transportation/commute b. Housing-informal settlers 2. Type of labor c. Inequality of human capital d. Labor mismatching 3. Neighborhood Segregation e. Gated communities vs. maids f. Production of slums(Planet of slums) II. Agglomoration A. Trading cities and Factory cities(specialization/comparative advantage) B. Later benefits 1. Knowledge spillover 2. Labor pooling, sharing, matching

III. Size of cities IV. Why is the Housing Market different? a. Housing-heterogenous, durable, immobile, expensive to move i. dependent on Income b. Best housing policy high supply of low cost housing ii. Vouchers for high iii. Property tax for inelastic supply c. Ownership vs Renting iv. Responsibility of maintenance v. Locational Equilibrium/incentive to leave/stay vi. Cost of housing d. Neighborhood vii. Public services(taxes) viii. Appearance-Environment(Filtering model-quality of house overtime) ix. Social Capital e. Density(Land-use) x. Residential vs. mixed Land zone xi. V. Automobiles vs. Mass Transit f. Types of externalities(internalize the externality) xii. Automobiles 1. More opportunity to tax a. Pollution tax(environment) b. Gasolinetax(congestion) c. Color/Number-coding(congestion) xiii. Transits 2. Requires supporting ingrastructure 3. Stages d. Collection-home to vehicle e. Line-Haul-On Vehicle f. Distribution-Vehicle…...

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