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The taking of prosperity? Kelo vs. New London and the economics of eminent domain

Thomas Garrett and Paul Rothstein ()

The Regional Economist, 2007, issue Jan, 4-9

Abstract: The forced sale of homes for private development usually results in a zero-sum gain and may actually hinder development in the area, economists have found.

Keywords: Community development; Eminent domain; Economic development (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2007
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