Mechanism Design Theory and Sustainable Urban Form: A Proposed Priority for Collaborative Research

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This paper focuses on the area of economic science known as mechanism Design Theory. It has been noted that this field holds promise for more sustainable forms of economic process, dealing with such urgent topics as climate change and resource depletion. Herein this paper considers the implications this field holds for the development of more efficient, higher-quality, more ecologically sustainable forms of urban settlement. To develop this potential, it will be important to pursue new collaborative forms of research between economists, urban planners and other disciplines. To view the academic paper submission, click here

Michael Mehaffy
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