Urban Sprawl, Job Decentralization, and Congestion: the Welfare Effects of Congestion Tolls and Urban Growth Boundaries

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This paper develops a spatial general equilibrium model to explore the endogenous relations between urban sprawl, job decentralization, and traffic congestion, and then compare the efficiency and welfare impacts of anti-congestion policies. Results suggest that congestion spurs firms to decentralize and agglomerate away from the urban center, with… (More)

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@inproceedings{Zhang2013UrbanSJ, title={Urban Sprawl, Job Decentralization, and Congestion: the Welfare Effects of Congestion Tolls and Urban Growth Boundaries}, author={Wenjia Zhang and Kara Kockelman and William J. Murray}, year={2013} }