Local Institutions and the Politics of Urban Growth

  title={Local Institutions and the Politics of Urban Growth},
  author={Mark Lubell},
This article uses a political market framework to analyze how the structure of local political institutions affects the relative political influence of development and environmental interests in the context of urban growth. Using panel data from 406 Florida cities from 1998 to 2003, the empirical analysis finds important interaction effects between the structure of city executive branch institutions and interest group variables. The economic and political forces driving urban growth do not… CONTINUE READING

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