The Geography of Inequality: How Land Use Regulation Produces Segregation

  title={The Geography of Inequality: How Land Use Regulation Produces Segregation},
  author={Jessica Trounstine},
  journal={American Political Science Review},
  pages={443 - 455}
Public goods in the United States are largely funded and delivered at the local level. Local public goods are valuable, but their production requires overcoming several collective action problems including coordinating supply and minimizing congestion, free-riding, and peer effects. Land use regulations, promulgated by local governments, allow communities to solve the collective action problems inherent in the provision of local public goods and maintenance of property values. A consequence of… 
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