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In brief… What the Berlin Wall can teach us about urban development
Gabriel M. Ahfeldt, Stephen J. Redding, Daniel M. Sturm and Nikolaus Wolf March 2019
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CentrePiece 24 (1) Spring 2019


Tags: reunification; berlin; agglomeration; dispersion; density; cities

Award-winning CEP research considers what can be learned from the division and reunification of Berlin.

This article summarises ‘The Economics of Density: Evidence from the Berlin Wall’ by Gabriel Ahlfeldt, Stephen Redding, Daniel Sturm and Nikolaus Wolf, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1154 and published in Econometrica 83(6) in November 2015.