The answer cannot exceed three-typed pages (double space, 12-point font and normal
margins). The bibliography is not included in the three pages.
Your answers must be written in a standard essay format consisting of a short
introduction with a thesis statement, supporting paragraphs, and a conclusion. The
essay must address the three parts of the general prompt. Good luck!
What causes gentrification?
a. What explains for growing demand for inner city areas? And, how has this
demand contributed to gentrification?
b. How do “production or supply-side” scholars explain for gentrification? How
do such arguments complement “demand side arguments” discussed above?
c. Why do local governments play an active role in supporting gentrification?
What are the specific things that governments and urban planners do to spur