Apr 6 • 36M

FET #17: Upzoning case studies

An interview with Matthew Maltman who created the One Final Effort website documenting the experience of upzoned cities

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Cameron Murray
Cameron Murray is famous for questioning sacred cows and conventional wisdoms of both left and right. We chat about Cameron's latest Twitter battle and then delve into a controversy. Wide-ranging analysis - no topic out of bounds - inequality, regulation, housing, superannuation, lockdowns, tax, war, the meaning of life.
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Why does an economist start a website documenting the effect of city upzoning?

Matthew Maltman is an Australian economist who runs the website onefinaleffort.com. In this interview, Cameron talks with Matthew Maltman about the case for experimenting with zoning changes to understand what really happens. Did Auckland fix its housing problems with upzoning? Where are other planning rule changes being tested?

Find Matthew on Twitter at @1finaleffort

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Theme music: Happy Swing by Serge Quadrado Music under Creative Commons Licence CC BY-NC 4.0

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