Paul Romer recently sat down with Russ Roberts, host of the EconTalk podcast. They begin by drawing a distinction between reform zones and concession zones and discussing Shenzhen as a model for a charter city. Other topics include:
- Autonomous vehicles and their potential impact on land use in urban enviroments
- Urban population density and the obstacles to higher densities in high demand urban locations in the U.S.
- What today's fast growing cities can learn from New York City's 1811 plan for urban expansion
- The role of academic as policy entrepreneur
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