New book review on Urban Economies

4th Aug 2017

Book review: The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

A new book review by Michael Teitz is now available online

The question of why cities and their regions rise and fall has long perplexed scholars and politicians alike. Precisely what it is that gives rise to prosperity continues to elude us, even as mayors and civic leaders chase after the nostrum of the day. In their impressive book, Michael Storper and his co-authors (for convenience hereafter referred to as SKMO) address the question through a dual case study of the metropolitan regions of the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles over the period between 1980 and 2010.....

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