Inspired by three books published in the last year that help to elucidate the role of cities and density in making people and countries richer, Ezra Klein compiles some lessons for economic development in the United States.
Mar 13, 2012 The Washington Post
NYT reporter Amy O'Leary observes Manhattan's ubiquitous construction while suffering through overcrowded sidewalks, stores, and subway trains, and wonders just how many more people the crowded borough can absorb.
Mar 5, 2012 The New York Times - Real Estate
Glaeser argues that Jane Jacobs was attempting to preserve affordability with her historic preservation efforts, which he says is wrong-headed.
Jul 29, 2011 Governing Magazine
In a two-part podcast, James Howard Kunstler dissects Ed Glaeser's recent presentation at CNU. Kunstler's main argument is that Glaeser's theories are based in past evidence - Kunstler believes scarcity of energy is going to change everything.
Jul 12, 2011 The KunstlerCast
Ed Glaeser argues that given the right conditions, start-ups can drive the city's economic future.
Nov 17, 2010 City Journal
Ed Glaeser argues that housing needs to be viewed as a commodity like any other, rather than an investment.
Jan 10, 2010 Economix Blog