Ewing, Reid Richardson, Harry W. Bartholomew, Keith Nelson, Arthur C. Bae, Chang-Hee Christine
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CESifo Working Paper 4571
This paper examines the relative merits of compact cities or urban sprawl (suburban settlement patterns) as a spatial solution to environmental problems (such as climate control), automobile dependence, economic development, infrastructure costs and the quality of urban life.
compact cities sprawl vehicle miles traveled carbon emissions infrastructure costs residential preferences commuting times