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An extract from Urban studies, vol. 9 no. 3, October 1972.
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Rising Costs and Static Incomes: Some Economic Consequences of Regional Planning in London Show all authors. D.E.C. Eversley. D.E.C. Eversley. Greater London Council See all articles by this author. Search Google Scholar for this author.
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Rising wages lead to rising costs. Rising costs lead to rising prices. And rising prices, again, prompt trade unions to demand higher wages.
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The widening gap between rich and poor is also reflected in trends in city housing costs. As the middle class is forced away from cities by rising rent and mortgage costs, they leave behind an Author: Olivia Lowenberg. Incomes have been largely static during recent decades except for those of earners in the top quintile.
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