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Edward L. Glaeser

A level playing field for cities

By Edward L. Glaeser
February 29, 2008

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FROM ATHENIAN philosophers to Florentine painters to Chicago architects, cities have long been wellsprings of collaborative invention. In the past, urban creativity was an interesting sideshow, not the main economic event, but today, the rebirth of Boston and New York and London has been built on the increasingly important urban edge in connecting innovative people. The same economic forces that ... (Full article: 760 words)

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