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This is a perspicacious comment; if you're curious about more, see Edward Glaeser's book The Triumph of the City (http://www.amazon.com/Triumph-City-Greatest-Invention-Health...), which is quite good on 1) how density promotes idea transmission, 2) the environmental consequences of cities, and 3) transportation problems, which affect (2).



Read it; loved it. I highly recommend it as well.


Dense cities work iff city services work.




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