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How traffic congestion affects economic growth

Emily Badger / October 22, 2013 / www.theatlanticcities.com

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How traffic congestion affects economic growth

There are many negative effects of traffic congestion, from increased stress levels to delayed deliveries, but stalling local economies may not be one of them according to a paper recently published by Matthias Sweet. In fact, for some cities congestion is more “good” than it is “bad”. Emily Badger at The Atlantic Cities looks at how Sweet untangles the difference between the two.

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