Optimal urban land use and zoning

  title={Optimal urban land use and zoning},
  author={Esteban Rossi-Hansberg},
The paper studies the optimal distribution of business and residential land in a circular city the optimum is characterized, we analyze the effect of changes in commuting costs and ext parameters. We also propose policies like labor subsidies, land taxes and zoning restrictio can implement the efficient allocation as an equilibrium, or close the gap between the optim equilibrium allocations. The results show that business land is more concentrated at the cente city in the optimum and that… CONTINUE READING
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