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Review of “Triumph of the City” – Part II: Right Messages

By Renard Teipelke In the first part of my review of Edward Glaeser’s “Triumph of the City” I was pretty much in a rage of criticizing the flaws in this urban economist’s analysis (here). But I need to be honest: … Continue reading

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Review of “Triumph of the City” – Part I: Not Satisfying

By Renard Teipelke Has there been any other book in the past couple of years which has polarized me that much!? Harvard economist, Edward Glaeser, published his New York Times Bestseller “Triumph of the City” in 2011 and I acquired … Continue reading

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Pick of the day: What Are the Economics of the Creative Economy?

Graduate Center geographer David Harvey, author of Rebel Cities; Harvard economist Edward Glaeser, author of Triumph of the City; and Seth W. Pinsky, former president of the NYC Economic Development Corporation, debate the economic realities of New York’s creative and … Continue reading

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