This report has been reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the Report Review Committee of the National Research Council. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making the published report as sound as possible and to ensure that the report meets institutional standards for objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process.
We thank the following individuals for their participation in the review of this report: Alan Altshuler, Department of Urban Policy and Planning, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; Genevieve Giuliano, School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California; Michael Parkinson, Liverpool John Moores University, England; and Kenneth Shepsle, Department of Government, Harvard University.
Although the individuals listed above provided constructive comments and suggestions, it must be emphasized that responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the institution.