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[Photo: Felix WEINHARDT] Dr Felix WEINHARDT
Associate - Urban Programme
Email: f.j.weinhardt@lse.ac.uk



Curriculum Vitae PDF  Personal WebSite WWW

Expertise: I am an applied micro-economist interested in causes and consequences of social and spatial inequality.

Biography:

2008-2012 PhD, LSE.

Current Areas of Research:

Felix is an applied microeconomist interested in causes and consequences of social and spatial inequality. Consequently, Felix' research lies at the crossroads of Public Economics, Labour Economics, Economics of Education and Urban Economics. A secondary interest is GIS and Environmental Economics. His work has been published/got accepted for publication by the Journal of Labor Economics, the Economic Journal and the Journal of Urban Economics.

Felix is currently working on a number of further projects looking at the linkage between neighbourhood quality and student performance and at the importance of non-cognitive skills on task-specific productivity. In further work he examines socio-economic consequences of broadband access and the determinantes of location patters of prime locations within cities. Felix currently works with co-authors from UCL, LSE and UC Berkeley. For an up-do-date list please visit his webpage.

Education:

  • 2008-12, PhD at LSE

Affiliations/Professional activities with other institutions:

  • Humboldt-University - Postdoctoral Researcher
  • IZA - Research Associate

Selected Publications:

CEP Publications

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
ICT and Education: Evidence from Student Home Addresses Benjamin Faber, Rosa Sanchis-Guarner and Felix Weinhardt
October 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0186:
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JEL Classification: F66; I20; D83


Tags: education; information and communication technology; internet

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CEP Discussion Paper
ICT and Education: Evidence from Student Home Addresses Benjamin Faber, Rosa Sanchis-Guarner and Felix Weinhardt
June 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1359:
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JEL Classification: F66; I20; D83


Tags: education; information and communication technology; internet

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Neighbourhood Turnover and Teenage Attainment Stephen Gibbons, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt
August 2014
Paper No' SERCDP0163:
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JEL Classification: C21; I20; R23


Tags: education; neighbourhood; turnover; social capital


This paper has been published as:
'Neighbourhood Turnover and Teenage Attainment', Stephen Gibbons, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt,Journal of the European Economic Association, Volume 15, Issue 4, 1 August 2017
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CEP Discussion Paper
The Importance of Rank Position Richard Murphy and Felix Weinhardt
September 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1241:
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JEL Classification: I21; J24; D01


Tags: rank; non-cognitive skills; peer effects

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Importance of Time Zone Assignment: Evidence from Residential Electricity Consumption Felix Weinhardt
January 2013
Paper No' SERDDP0126:
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JEL Classification: H4; Q4


Tags: time-use; time zones; daylight saving; energy consumption; gis

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Do Neighbours Affect Teenage Outcomes? Evidence from Neighbourhood Changes in England Stephen Gibbons, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt
November 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0063:
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JEL Classification: C21; I20; H75; R23


Tags: neighbourhood effects; cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes; secondary schools

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Do Neighbours Affect Teenage Outcomes? Evidence from Neighbourhood Changes in England Stephen Gibbons, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt
November 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0122:
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JEL Classification: C21; I20; H75; R23


Tags: neighbourhood effects; cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes; secondary schools

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Moving into the Projects: Social Housing Neighbourhoods and School Performance in England Felix Weinhardt
February 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0044:
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JEL Classification: I21; J24


Tags: neighbourhood effects on education