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Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs: 2005

Edited by Gary Burtless and Janet Rothenberg Pack

Designed to reach a wide audience of scholars and policymakers, the Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs is an annual series that serves as a forum for cutting-edge, accessible research on urban policy. Tentative contents include: •Growth of Medium-Size Cities in China Vernon Henderson (Brown University) • The Effects on Driving Patterns, Commuting Times, and Air Quality of New Public Projects to Expand Urban Rail Transit Matthew Kahn (Tufts University) and Nathaniel Baum-Snow (University of Chicago) • State Fiscal Constraints and Higher Education Spending Peter Orszag (Brookings) and Thomas Kane (UCLA) • Looking Back to Look Forward: What Can We Learn from Philadelphia’s 350 Year History? Joseph Gyourko (University of Pennsylvania) • The Effect of California’s Proposition 13 on Mobility Nada Wasi and Michelle White (University of California, San Diego) •Metropolitan Migration in the U.S.: The Impact of Immigrant Minorities, Blacks, and Seniors William Frey (University of Michigan) and Kao-Lee Liaw (McMaster University)

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