Jan Brueckner

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    Gauging the impact of land-use regulation in developing countries

    Cities in all countries of the world engage in the regulation of land-use. There is evidence that many cities restrict building heights. In doing so, they constrain office and housing supply, thus raising office and housing costs, and reducing productivity and welfare. While such regulations may have major consequences for urban poverty, there is little data on how they...

    1 Nov 2020 | Remi Jedwab, Jan Brueckner, Jason Barr