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Density and scattered development: a tale of 10 Cities
(Centro de Estudos de Política e Economia do Setor Público (CEPESP), 2012)
Themes such as sprawl, compact city, leapfrogging, have been out of the economics literature for a long time despite the great interest of urban planners and citizens in general. This is changing fast since the 2000s. The ...
Regulation and informal settlements in Brazil: a quasi-experiment approach
This paper discusses the relation between urban norms and informality and presents some evidence for Brazil using a quasi-experimental approach. Using a theoretical framework that relates the supply of house elasticity ...