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Making Cities Work:
Prospects and Policies for Urban America
Edited by Robert P. Inman

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"An invaluable contribution that injects data and original research from leading analysts into the theoretical debates about the proper role of cities in today's economy. These essays cut through much of the speculation and guesswork about the causes and consequences of urban distress and give us a much clearer basis for addressing the social and economic issues of urban life over the coming decade."--Clayton Gillette, New York University School of Law

"This book is brimming with interesting ideas about how to make cities work better--from improving education and reducing crime to financing city services more effectively. Making Cities Work is sure to stimulate thought about ways to enhance the functioning of urban areas in America."--John Quigley, University of California, Berkeley

"An excellent book. Making Cities Work seeks to address a central question: what is it about successful cities that leads to growth and prosperity while other cities stagnate and decline? The unifying characteristics of all the chapters are that they are policy oriented and fairly informal--experts writing with attitude on topics they know well. I learned a lot."--Brendan O'Flaherty, Columbia University

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