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The incredible reason east sides of cities are poorer than west sides – MarketWatch

02 Nov

The east sides of New York, London and Paris are noticeably and famously poorer than their western sides. Researchers have found that it’s due to the impact of air pollutants at the time of the Industrial Revolution, as prevailing winds in the U.S. and Europe typically blow from west to east. And it’s an impact that has lasted into today.

Source: The incredible reason east sides of cities are poorer than west sides – MarketWatch

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Posted by on November 2, 2016 in Public Finance

 

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