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May 31, 2016
By Wendell Cox
There is general agreement the financial crisis that began with the failure of Lehman Brothers on September 15, 2008 was made worse by the bursting of the U.S. housing price bubble.
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March 7, 2016
By Wendell Cox
The physical expansion of cities, known as “urban sprawl,” has been a principal concern of urban planners for decades, which has led to the adoption of “urban containment.
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January 10, 2016
By Wendell Cox
There is an emerging consensus about the destructiveness of excessive land use regulation, both with respect to its impact on housing affordability but also its overall impacts on economies. This is most evident in a recent New Zealand commentary.
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FIRE
December 31, 2015
By Wendell Cox
After three decades of breakneck urban growth, there are indications of a significant slowdown in the largest cities of China.
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FIRE
December 3, 2015
By Wendell Cox
There is a growing body of research on the consequences of excessive land use regulation.
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FIRE
October 13, 2015
By Wendell Cox
People have been moving away from Canada's largest metropolitan areas (Toronto, Montréal and Vancouver) for the last decade, according to Statistics Canada 2004/5 to 2013/4 data.
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October 2, 2015
By Wendell Cox
This is the abstract from a new report “Putting People First: An Alternative Perspective with an Evaluation of the NCE Cities ‘Trillion Dollar’ Report,” authored by Wendell Cox and published by the Center for Opportunity Urbanism.
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September 26, 2015
By Wendell Cox
Last year (2014), China overtook the United States in gross domestic product adjusted for purchasing power (GDP-PPP, see point 4 for explanation), according to both the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (Note 1).
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August 27, 2015
By Wendell Cox
According to the new United Nations World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision, the population of the world is projected to rise from 7.3 billion in 2015 to 11.2 billion in 2100. This represents a 53 percent increase.
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