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From the cited paper [1]:> We show that income in the least wealthy decile (10%) scales close to linearly with city population, while income in the most wealthy decile scale with a significantly super...
show context + On: As cities grow in size, the poor 'get nothing at all': study
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This is because regulatory restrictions inhibiting housing construction leads to housing shortages which prices out lower income workers:https://www.aeaweb.org/articles?id=10.1257/mac.20170388...
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For reference, and to show how much it adds up, that area you commuted in has the longest average commute in the US[1]:> In the area with the longest average commute (New York-Newark-Jersey City), com...
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Average tenancy length is two years (https://www.residentrated.com/blog/2019/6/10/average-us-rent...). So you'll have more money on your hands if you drop your rents by one third rather than leave it...
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Not even close (case studies linked below). Their examples only look at individual projects from several cities, instead of whole cities. They convincingly show a few houses paying $252/year in proper...
show context + On: America's Growth Ponzi Scheme
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For those who want to see a more quantitative approach, that's totally fair. Joe Minicozzi with Urban3 is closely associated with Strong Towns and does some great studies with detailed numbers to back...
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