Friday, August 27, 2010
Thursday, August 26, 2010
When it comes to urban planning, it seems there has been a long normative discussion about what should be a “proper density”. In this point I take Glaseser 's words as mine:
"Why in the world should there be a 'proper density'?
A good case can be made that cities succeed by offering
a diverse menu of neighborhoods that cater to a wide
range of tastes."
ps. Jane Jacobs wasn't always right.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Saturday, August 21, 2010
Friday, August 20, 2010
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
- Global and local measures of spatial dependence: Moran, Geary, Getis-Ord Gi*, Lisa
- Spatial segregation measures - eveness / exposition / clustering
- OLS, 2SLS, Logit, Probit, SAR, SEM, SAC, GMM, spatial GMM and others….
Monday, August 16, 2010
- Jobs-Housing Balance (“Manhattan has 2.71 jobs for every resident worker. It contrasts with employment the rest of the the city, where the jobs-housing balance at the county level is 0.67, the lowest in the metropolitan area”), and yet a Highly Decentralized Metropolitan Area (“Approximately 74% of employment is outside Manhattan and the jobs are comparatively evenly dispersed among the sectors”).
a. How much land should be devoted to parking spaces?
b. Given the answer to (a), what should be the price for parking?
Sunday, August 15, 2010
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Friday, August 6, 2010
Ok. Now repeat that experiment with the population density of