2019 SUMMER SCHOOL IN URBAN ECONOMICS
SUNDAY September 29 - TUESDAY October 1, 2019
Venue: London School of Economics, Centre for Economic Peformance
UEA Summer School Programme - updated 26-09-19
Background Reading List (non-compulsory) - updated 26-09-19
Academic Session Slides
Notes for speakers: Student speakers have 30 minutes per paper (to include discussion). The confernece room is equipped with PowerPoint for presentations.
Summer School Fee: Registered students can pay the registration fee of £90 at:
Meals:Breakfast and lunch are provided on all three days of the summer school
The UEA Summer School is designed for PhD students with an interest in urban economics including inter alia housing, real estate, transportation, local public good provision, the spatial distribution of activities, economic geography, and urban or regional policy. The objective of the summer school is to offer an intensive training program for interested PhD students. The summer school will provide an opportunity for students to learn about the research frontier in urban economics, discuss their own research with leading researchers in the field in a relaxed and open atmosphere and meet some of the future stars in the field.
Faculty: Nate Baum-Snow (University of Toronto), Jeremiah Dittmar (London School of Economics), Vernon Henderson (London School of Economics), Diego Puga (CEMFI), Helen Simpson (University of Bristol), Daniel Sturm (London School of Economics).
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