Book Reviews

Edward Glaeser, Des villes et des hommes : enquête sur un mode de vie planétaire, Paris, Flammarion, 2011, 364 p. (French translation of Triumph of the City: How our Greatest Invention Makes us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier and Happier, Penguin Press, 2011.)

Laurent Gobillon  By the same author


When we think about the world’s great megacities, certain names immediately come to mind, along with particular characteristics representing those cities’ specific qualities. Paris is known for its architectural and cultural heritage, New York for its creative energy and dynamism, London for its financial activities, and Bangalore for its entrepreneurship and capacities for innovation. All (…)