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Lucas Skrabal is a Pre-Doctoral Research Assistant in the Centre for Economic Performance. He joined the CEP in 2022 after obtaining an MSc in Economics from LSE. He also holds a BSc in Business, Economics and Social Sciences from the Vienna University of Economics and Business. He is currently working on a project directed by Professor Sturm which aims to estimate neighbourhood effects using wartime bombing in London.

Current areas of research include:

  • Urban economics: quantitative models of cities
  • Neighbourhood effects
  • Spatial sorting