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The puzzling persistence of place
Jeffrey Lin

Jeffrey Lin explores the remarkable persistence of urban development patterns over decades, centuries, or even millennia. Is such extreme persistence desirable? What does it imply about today's "place-making" policies?

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Jeffrey Lin, "The puzzling persistence of place" , Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Business Review, issue Q2, pages 1-8, 2015.
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Keywords: Geographic distribution; Persistence
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