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COVID-19 has turned cities’ greatest assets into disadvantages

Dahl Fitjar, Rune (2020) COVID-19 has turned cities’ greatest assets into disadvantages. LSE COVID-19 Blog (13 May 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The Covid-19 outbreak has radically altered our conception of large cities. The density and connectedness of urban areas, once viewed as key economic strengths, now appear as weaknesses that put citizens at greater risk from the virus. Rune Dahl Fitjar asks whether this change in perceptions is likely to be temporary, or whether we may see a lasting shift toward a less global, less urban and ultimately less prosperous world.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/covid19/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: School of Public Policy
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Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 18 May 2020 11:06
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2020 23:28
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/104446

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