Samuel Stein

Samuel Stein is a geography PhD candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center and an Urban Studies instructor at Hunter College. His work focuses on the politics of urban planning, with an emphasis on housing, real estate and gentrification in New York City. In 2019, Verso will publish his first book, Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State.

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Do Real Estate Markets Make Our Cities Less Livable?

Article | Mar 4, 2019

Author Samuel Stein talks about how capitalism shapes housing and what economists have in common with city planners