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Review: The Rent Is Too Damn High

User Review  - Jackmccullough - Goodreads

Matt Yglesias is a young journalist, formerly with The Center for American Progress, who is now writing on the economy for Slate magazine. Anyone who has followed his recent reporting or Twitter feed ... Read full review

Review: The Rent Is Too Damn High

User Review  - Dan Glick - Goodreads

Yglesias is one of the most lucid policy writers out there. The argument of this book won't be new to anyone who's read his blog, but it's a concise and approachable overview of an important problem ... Read full review

Review: The Rent Is Too Damn High

User Review  - Vonn Marsch - Goodreads

Concise and persuasive as how anti-density regulations are hurting our cities and the nation. Matthew Yglesias is a very smart, is very good at explaining complex issues, and his writing style is very sharp. Read full review

Review: The Rent Is Too Damn High

User Review  - Austin - Goodreads

A short book (or extended essay) about the virtues of density in our cities. In short, density is better for consumers, employers, the environment, public spaces and just about everything else in ... Read full review

Review: The Rent Is Too Damn High

User Review  - Tony Scida - Goodreads

I read this on econ professor and blogger Tyler Cowen's recommendation. It's an interesting and persuasive argument for less regulation around the density and height of residential construction. It ... Read full review

Review: The Rent Is Too Damn High

User Review  - Neil Godfrey - Goodreads

Concise singlet advocating for relaxed zoning regulations in high-demand urban areas. Basically, taller buildings = increased housing supply = lower rents = more people enjoying the benefits of city living. I'm sold. Read full review

Review: The Rent Is Too Damn High

User Review  - Denali - Goodreads

I might not be the target audience of this but I found it incredibly readable, sensible, and exactly the kind of thing that's needed to make the debate on housing economics more focused on the big issues of how we live. Read full review


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