Ed Glaeser argues that housing needs to be viewed as a commodity like any other, rather than an investment.
Jan 10, 2010 Economix Blog
Economist Ed Glaeser explains what went wrong in Dubai World.
Dec 2, 2009 The New York Times
After years of spectacular growth and even more spectacular architecture, the city state of Dubai is facing crushing debts and has requested a 6-month "standstill" on its repayments.
Nov 30, 2009 Huffington Post
Edward Glaeser continues his series on cost-benefit analysis of high-speed rail in the US, imagining a mythical route between Dallas and Houston.
Aug 14, 2009 NY Times: Economix Blog
Eric A. Morris takes a look at pedestrian-oriented cities with an economist's eyes.
Mar 27, 2009 Freakonomics - NY Times Blog
The image of tens of thousands of people being put to work on massive public works projects may be a thing of the past, some economists argue.
Jan 15, 2009 The Globe and Mail
<p>Forget congestion pricing and higher gas taxes -- accurately priced pay-as-you-go auto insurance might be the best financial incentive tool for encouraging people to change their driving habits.</p>
Apr 21, 2008 The New York Times Magazine