Density and Destiny: The Benefits of Clustering Together

Speaker: 

Ed Glaeser

Date: 

April 14, 2014

Event: 

Innovation for Growth and Shared Prosperity

Running Time:

20 minutes

 
 
 

SUMMARY

Local externalities help foster economic growth, particularly within cities and their surrounding suburbs. In this presentation, Ed Glaeser reviews recent evidence on the spatial concentration of entrepreneurship and innovation, the rationale for the agglomeration of these activities, and the challenges and benefits of promoting agglomeration on local and national scales. 

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