Senior Research Scholar Alain Bertaud explains the appeal of Amazon's new headquarters for cities
— November 6, 2018
Excerpt from Crain's New York Business -- "'For the city, it should be just a straightforward thing: We will get more benefit than what we are giving away,' said Alain Bertaud, a senior research scholar at the NYU Marron Institute of Urban Management and author of Order Without Design: How Markets Shape Cities. 'But we are dealing with a lot of data, which are not very clear. [Government] might be tempted to make a deal that will be to the detriment of the maintenance of the city.'"