Subways and Urban Growth: Evidence from Earth
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We are grateful to Fern Ramoutar, Mahdy Saddradini, Mohamed Salat, and Farhan Yahya for their assistance compiling the subway data. We are also grateful to seminar participants at Brown University, University of Chicago, Georgia Tech,ITAM, LSE,PERC, UC Berkeley and the World Bank, and to Victor Aguirregabiria, Dwayne Benjamin, Gilles Duranton, Emilio Gutierrez, Walker Hanlon, Frank Kleibergen, Andreas Kopp, Joan Monras, Peter Morrow and Ken Small for helpful comments and conversations. This paper is part of a Global Research Program on Spatial Development of Cities, funded by the Multi-Donor Trust Fund on Sustainable Urbanization by the World Bank and supported by the UK Department for International Development. The project was made possible through financial support from SSHRC, IGC, Ontario Work Study program and Societé du Grand Paris. Turner acknowledges the financial support and hospitality of the Property and Environment Research Center, and the Enaudi Institute of Economics and Finance. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.