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Tall buildings have productivity benefits for workers and prestige for firms. No wonder firms are willing to pay a premium to work in them.

Nathan, Max (2011) Tall buildings have productivity benefits for workers and prestige for firms. No wonder firms are willing to pay a premium to work in them. British Politics and Policy at LSE (29 Aug 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In spite of the global recession, London and many other large cities are experiencing a major period of skyscraper construction. Discussing a new report, Max Nathan finds that tall buildings may make workers more productive and give firms a ‘prestige address’. This makes them more expensive, and therefore more attractive for developers to build.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2011 11:06
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/38268/

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