General Discussion of “Urban Competition”. David Albouy, university of illinois. Brueckner’s “Bi-spanning” Bridges. Suburbs. Midcity. Central. Brueckner’s Bispanning Bridges. Advanced application of the “self-financing theorem”
General Discussion of “Urban Competition”
David Albouy, university of illinois
Brueckner’s “Bi-spanning” Bridges
U.S., Canada, and Private
Other kinds of externalities across state borders
(formerly “State Line”)
Are discontinuous policies efficient?
Breakdown of Tiebout: space matters!
45 minute drive to Las Vegas; (3 hr 15 min to LA)
Las Vegans and others started turning out as early as 6 a.m. Thursday at the Primm Valley Lotto Store to claim their spot in line and get a chance to win the largest Mega Millions jackpot in history.
$1 ticket for a shot at the record $540 million jackpot
By 11:30 a.m., the line…stretched to more than 1,000 people.
Since lottery tickets are not sold in Nevada, the Primm Valley Lotto Store on the California-Nevada border is one of the closest places Las Vegas residents can get a piece of the Mega Millions action.
Rep. Luis Gutierrez
4th Congressional District (1993-)
Alderman of 26thward of (1986-1992)
*Wicker Park/Bucktown developed rapidly
Will soon be running for Chicago mayor…
Urban development and political externalities
No: Portland,or and Vancouver, wa
YES: Philadelphia, pa & CAMDEN, NJ
Pennsylvania: 3% income; 8% sales (Philadelphia + 1% payroll)
New Jersey: 5% income; 7% sales
Arkansas side: received an exemption in 1970
Texarkana, TX: 8.25%
Texarkana, AR: 12.5%
Texas: 37,000Arkansas: 30,000