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Differential institutions imposed during colonial rule continue to affect the spatial structure and urban interactions in African cities. Based on a sample of 318 cities across 28 countries using satellite data on built ...Read more...
Neeraj Baruah, J. Vernon Henderson and Cong Peng
7 November 2017
Foregone benefits of the open space that is sacrificed through urban sprawl are hard to quantify. We obtain a simple benchmark measure by introducing a demand for trips beyond the urban boundary into the monocentric city...Read more...
Jan Rouwendal and Wouter Vermeulen
2 February 2012
We study the relationship between urban sprawl and obesity. Using data that tracks individuals over time, we find no evidence that urban sprawl causes obesity. We show that previous findings of a positive relationship mo...Read more...
Jean Eid, Henry Overman, Diego Puga and Matthew Turner