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Endogenous City Disamenities : Lessons from Industrial Pollution in 19 th Century Britain ∗

@inproceedings{Hanlon2015EndogenousCD,
  title={Endogenous City Disamenities : Lessons from Industrial Pollution in 19 th Century Britain ∗},
  author={W. W. Hanlon},
  year={2015}
}
  • W. W. Hanlon
  • Published 2015
  • Growing industries create jobs and attract workers to cities, but they may also generate pollution, an endogenous disamenity that drives workers and firms away. Separating these positive and negative effects is a central challenge in understanding the role of industries and pollution in shaping city growth. To make progress on this issue, this paper introduces a model incorporating endogenous disamenities related to industrial pollution into a standard urban framework. I then propose a new… CONTINUE READING
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