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Nicole Gelinas  |  Columnist

Email : nicolegeli@hotmail.com Twitter : @NicoleGelinas

Nicole Gelinas is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a contributing editor of City Journal, and a columnist for the New York Post. She writes on urban economics and finance and is the author of the 2011 book After the Fall: Saving Capitalism from Wall Street — and Washington.

Gelinas' analysis and opinion pieces have appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times and other publications. Before coming to City Journal, she was a business journalist for Thomson Financial, where she covered the international syndicated-loan and private-debt markets. She holds a B.A. in English literature from Tulane University and is Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

Transportation & Infrastructure

The Two-Wheel Safety Illusion

More women are cycling, and more are dying. It reflects an urban failure.

September 1, 2019
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Transportation & Infrastructure

Homeownership’s Hidden Debt

First-time buyers aren’t just acquiring property. They’re taking on a jurisdiction’s financial liabilities.

July 24, 2019
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Transportation & Infrastructure

What YIMBYs Get Wrong About Housing

Building anything anywhere is a short-sighted approach to fixing the affordability crisis.

May 15, 2019
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Transportation & Infrastructure

Are Dockless Bikes Doomed to Fail?

Many of the startups have pulled out of cities in the past year.

March 21, 2019
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Transportation & Infrastructure

Infrastructure Investments Won’t Matter Until We Lower Retiree Costs

Congress should use new money to prod states and cities into addressing the growing expenses of public employees.

January 18, 2019
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Transportation & Infrastructure

Privatization or Not, Governments' Responsibilities Never End

A bridge collapse in Italy shows the complexity that arises when private companies manage public assets.

November 27, 2018
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Transportation & Infrastructure

An E-Scooter ‘Scourge’? Not So Fast.

Urban transportation planners need to remember who the streets are for.

August 31, 2018
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