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Seminars:
Michaelmas Term 2014

Urban and Regional Economics Seminar


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For further information and papers, when available, please contact
Anna Graham, email: a.graham@lse.ac.uk, tel: +44(0)-7955-7673.

This seminar is organised by

Riccardo Crescenzi, email: r.crescenzi@lse.ac.uk, tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6720

Christian Hilber, email: c.hilber@lse.ac.uk, tel: +44 (0)20 7107 5016

Olmo Silva, email: o.silva@lse.ac.uk, tel: +44 (0)20 7852 3516




Friday  10 October 2014  14:00 - 15:30
Regulating vacancies away? The paradoxical effects of (mis)match in the housing market
Paul Cheshire (SERC & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

Friday  17 October 2014  14:00 - 15:30
Peer effects in the adoption of formal property rights: experimental evidence from urban Tanzania
Matthew Collin (Centre for Global Development)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

Friday  24 October 2014  14:00 - 15:30
Neighborhood Effects and the Decision of Women to Work
Stuart Rosenthal (Syracuse U)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

Friday  31 October 2014  14:00 - 15:30
From mine to coast: transport infrastructure and the direction of trade in developing countries
Steve Poelhekke (VU Amsterdam)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

Friday  07 November 2014  14:00 - 15:30
Income Taxes, Sorting, and the Costs of Housing: Evidence from Municipal Boundaries in Switzerland
Maximilian Von Ehrlich (Bern)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

Friday  21 November 2014  14:00 - 15:30
Measuring Living Standards across Space in the Developing World
Doug Gollin (Oxford)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

Friday  28 November 2014  14:00 - 15:30
Getting a First Job: Quality of the Labor Matching in French Cities
Brahim Boualam (Geneva)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

Friday  05 December 2014  14:00 - 15:30
Geography, Ties, and Knowledge Flows: Evidence from citations in mathematics
Keith Head (UBC, CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

Friday  12 December 2014  14:00 - 15:30
The Global Spatial Distribution of Population and Economic Activity: Effects from Nature, History, and Agglomeration
Adam Storeygard (Tufts)
Location: EAS 304
3rd Floor, East Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE

Future seminars


Friday  16 January 2015  14:00 - 15:30
JOB MARKET SEMINAR Title TBC
Dragana Cvijanovic (University of North Carolina)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

Friday  23 January 2015  14:00 - 15:30
JOB MARKET SEMINAR Mortgage Default with Positive Equity
David Low (New York University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

Friday  30 January 2015  14:00 - 15:30
JOB MARKET SEMINAR Cities in Bad Shape: Urban Geometry in India
Mariaflavia Harari (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

Friday  06 February 2015  14:00 - 15:30
TBC
Giovanni Peri (UC Davis )
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

Friday  13 February 2015  14:00 - 15:30
TBC
Naomi Hausman (Hebrew University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

Friday  20 February 2015  14:00 - 15:30
TBC
Jens Suedekum (University of Dusseldorf)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

Friday  27 February 2015  14:00 - 15:30
TBC
Fernando Ferreira (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

Friday  06 March 2015  14:00 - 15:30
TBC
Olmo Silva (LSE, SERC & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

Friday  13 March 2015  14:00 - 15:30
TBC
Rob Fairlie (UC Santa Cruz)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

Friday  20 March 2015  14:00 - 15:30
TBC
Laurent Gobillon (INED Paris)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH