The economics of urbanization
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

The economics of urbanization

on

  • 699 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
699
Views on SlideShare
699
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

The economics of urbanization The economics of urbanization Presentation Transcript

  • + The Economics of Urbanization How Policies and Initiatives Influence Human Behavior
  • + The Costs of Living in a City “The City,” Ed Sheeran
  • + What negative effects can result from rapid urbanization? An externality is an unintended consequence of actions that people or groups of people take, which can affect third parties (or those who are not a part of the action that was taken)  Externalities can be caused by consumers or producers  Ex: Honking, traffic, pollution, trash
  • + What negative externalities occurring in London does Ed Sheeran sing about? Look at your lyrics
  • + How can you influence human behavior to minimize externalities?  An incentive is anything that motivates an individual to make a particular decision or complete a specific action.  Ex: Bonuses, solar roofs, merit-based scholarships
  • + How could the government incentivize city dwellers to make more responsible choices? Group Think
  • + Case Study: How Sweden Fixed Traffic Problems How to Solve Traffic Jams