Ex-Urban Sprawl and Fire Response in the United States

@article{Lambert2012ExUrbanSA,
  title={Ex-Urban Sprawl and Fire Response in the United States},
  author={Thomas E. Lambert and Arundhati Srinivasan and Matin Katirai},
  journal={Journal of Economic Issues},
  year={2012},
  volume={46},
  pages={967 - 988}
}
Much has been written in the post-World War II era in the United States about the rise of suburbia and development beyond older city boundaries, whether such development has been called urban, suburban, or ex-urban sprawl. Many writers have focused on various issues concerning sprawl, especially on the unintended consequences that new development has had on (among other issues) municipal finances, neighborhood income and residential segregation, and transportation planning. This last one is… 

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