“N.Y.U. Lands Top Economist for Cities Project” [NYT]

Excerpt:
“In the last 10,000 years, humans built cities to house 3 billion people. In this century, we will make room for another 3 to 6 billion. Because both the worldwide and urban population will stabilize this century, humans will never again have this chance to remake our system of cities.”

Click here to read the full article by David Leonhardt.