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.
Affiliations/Professional activities with other institutions:
- Postdoctoral Researcher
- Research Associate
The good, the bad, and the average: Evidence on ability peer effects in schools
Victor Lavy, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt
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