Pamela Blais’ book, “Perverse Cities: Hidden Subsidies, Wonky Policy and Urban Sprawl”, has been released by University of British Columbia Press.

The book provides a provocative explanation for the persistence of urban sprawl, pointing to flawed public policies and distorted price signals.

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