Cities in the Developing World. Edward L. Glaeser Harvard University. Outline of Talk. The Importance of Cities Understanding Agglomeration Cities and the Economy Cities and Politics. Outline, Continued. Cities and Transportation Cities and the Environment Cities and Society
Edward L. Glaeser
Cities initially formed for protection (the original agglomeration economy and to reduce the costs of moving goods.
“Experts” often dislike them because they pollute, cause congestion and can kill.