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Lockdown and the social life of big cities
Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Fabian Bald, Duncan Roth and Tobias Seidel
March 2021
Paper No' CEPCP602:
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CentrePiece 26 (1) Spring 2021


Tags: covid-19; geography; economic geography; cities; employment;

The effects of Covid-19 on the social lives of city dwellers - being able to go to the pub, restaurants and theatre - may be more relevant for the future of cities than its impact on work. That's the implication of a thought experiment by Gabriel Ahlfeldt, Fabian Bald, Duncan Roth and Tobias Seidel.

This article summarises 'Quality of Life in a Dynamic Spatial Model' by Gabriel Ahlfeldt, Fabian Bald, Duncan Roth and Tobias Seidel, CEP Discussion Paper No 1736