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CentrePiece Article
The making of the modern metropolis: evidence from London
Stephan Heblich, Stephen J. Redding and Daniel M. Sturm
March 2019
Paper No' CEPCP548:
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CentrePiece 24 (1) Spring 2019


Tags: railways; cities; london; agglomeration; urbanization; transportation

Stephen Redding and colleagues examine how the introduction of steam railways shaped the emerging metropolitan area of London.

This article summarises ‘The Making of the Modern Metropolis: Evidence from London’ by Stephan Heblich, Stephen Redding and Daniel Sturm, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1573