Long Finance Symposium 'Measuring Up Cities'
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Measuring Up Cities

In 1984, Jane Jacobs published Cities and the Wealth of Nations. Although primarily a journalist, Jacobs produced a penetrating critique of economists mistakenly using nations as their unit of analysis when, she contended, cities are the true generators of wealth. But even economists who agree with Jacobs have struggled with cities as units of analysis. This symposium will present contributions from those who study cities to define them, to specify the methodological problems, and to suggest new analytical tools and techniques.

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Date
Thursday, 30 January 2014

Time
14:00 - 18:00

Cost
N/A

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Speaker(s):
  • Lord Mayor Elect Fiona Woolf
    City of London Corporation
  • Professor Tony Travers
    London School of Economics
  • Hyejin Youn
    SantaFe
  • Laura Davison
    City of London Corporation
  • Michael Mainelli
    Long Finance, Z/Yen Group Limited (Chair)

Location
The Museum Of London
150 London Wall
London EC2Y 5HN

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