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CentrePiece article
Urban Sprawl
Marcy Burchfield, Henry Overman, Diego Puga and Matthew Turner
June 2006
Paper No' CEPCP197:
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CentrePiece 11 (1) Summer 2006

New research by Henry Overman and colleagues provides a detailed picture of how land is used in US cities – and challenges conventional wisdom about urban sprawl.

This paper has been published as:
Marcy Burchfield, Henry Overman, Diego Puga and Matthew Turner, 'Causes of Sprawl: A Portrait from Space', Quarterly Journal of Economics 121:2 (May 2006)