By Gary Burtless, Janet Rothenberg Pack
Designed to arrive a large viewers of students and policymakers, the Brookings-Wharton Papers on city Affairs is an annual sequence that serves as a discussion board for state of the art, available examine on city coverage. Contents for this quantity comprise: Editors' precis on reflection to appear ahead: studying from Philadelphia's 350 Years of city improvement Joseph Gyourko (University of Pennsylvania) estate Tax boundaries and Mobility: Lock-in impression of California's Proposition thirteen Nada Wasi (University of California—San Diego) and Michelle J. White (Brown collage) greater schooling Appropriations and Public Universities: function of Medicaid and the company Cycle Thomas J. Kane (University of California—Los Angeles), Peter R. Orszag (Brookings Institution), and Emil Apostolov (Brookings establishment) results of city Rail Transit Expansions: proof from 16 towns, 1970-2000 Nathaniel Baum-Snow (University of Chicago) and Matthew E. Kahn (Tufts college) Migration in the usa: function of Race-Ethnicity William H. Frey (University of Michigan) and Kao-Lee Liaw (McMaster college) development of China's Medium-Size towns J. Vernon Henderson (Brown collage)
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Doing so allowed it to grow enormously and to remain the nation’s second city for nearly a century. Philadelphia was America’s largest textile city from the Revolutionary War through 1850. 25 New technologies and industrialization permitted this. Even more impressive was the city’s rise as a producer of metals and machinery. Some of this expertise was evident in the Mars Works and Eagles Works, which produced different types of machinery, some of it for the textile businesses in town—a clear example of agglomeration spillovers at work.
See chapter 8, especially. 26 Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs: 2005 ate shares of foreign immigrants in the nineteenth century, at least partially because their relatively low education and skill levels were not a good match for the city’s higher-end manufacturers. 63 As will be documented more fully below, Philadelphia did not have a highly educated population by national standards as early as 1940 (the first year for which consistently good education data are available). 64 Moreover, the gap between Philadelphia and its northeastern competitors of Boston and New York City in terms of its best and least educated citizens has widened substantially in recent decades (always to Philadelphia’s detriment).
Glaeser and Saiz (2003). 75. There are sixty-four cities in the sample. 37. Joseph Gyourko 31 Figure 4. 5 0 Dallas Portland Oklahoma City Columbus Los Beach Angeles Long Wichita Tulsa Honolulu CDP Omaha Oakland San Francisco Denver Seattle Indianapolis Des Moines Yonkers St. 35 Jacksonville Fort Worth Corpus Christi Nashville-Davidson (balance) St. Petersburg Tampa Miami Memphis New York Jersey City Chicago MilwaukeeAtlanta Birmingham New Orleans Toledo Richmond Akron Norfolk Philadelphia Rochester Cincinnati Baltimore Newark Louisville Dayton Pittsburgh Detroit BuffaloCleveland St.