SI 2019 Urban Economics

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Edward L. Glaeser, Organizer

July 25-26, 2019

Hotel Marlowe
25 Edwin H. Land Blvd.
Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Wednesday, July 24
6:00 pm
Dinner at Hotel Marlowe (Muse Salon)
Sponsored by the Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate at Columbia Business School and the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center at the Wharton School
Thursday, July 25
7:50 am
Coffee and Pastries
Morning joint with Real Estate Economics
8:20 am
Joseph Gyourko, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Jacob A. Krimmel, University of Pennsylvania
The Current Local Regulatory Environment for Housing Markets: Evidence from a New Wharton Index
Discussant: Ingrid Ellen, New York University
9:10 am
Jack Favilukis, University of British Columbia
Pierre G. Mabille, New York University
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, Columbia University and NBER
Affordable Housing and City Welfare
Discussant: Nathaniel Baum-Snow, University of Toronto
10:00 am
10:20 am
Morris Davis, Rutgers University
Jesse M. Gregory, University of Wisconsin at Madison and NBER
Daniel Hartley, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
The Long-Run Effects of Low-Income Housing on Neighborhood Composition (slides)
Discussant: Rebecca Diamond, Stanford University and NBER
11:10 am
Peter Bergman, Columbia University
Raj Chetty, Harvard University and NBER
Stefanie DeLuca, Johns Hopkins University
Nathaniel Hendren, Harvard University and NBER
Lawrence F. Katz, Harvard University and NBER
Christopher Palmer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Creating Moves to Opportunity: Experimental Evidence on Neighborhood Choice Among Housing Voucher Recipients
Discussant: Katherine O'Regan, New York University
12:00 pm
12:45 pm
Cesar Ducruet, CNRS
Réka Juhász, Columbia University and NBER
Dávid Krisztián Nagy, CREI, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Claudia Steinwender, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
All Aboard: The Aggregate Effects of Port Development
Discussant: Stephen J. Redding, Princeton University and NBER
1:30 pm
Clare A. Balboni, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
In Harm's Way? Infrastructure Investments and the Persistence of Coastal Cities
Discussant: Denise DiPasquale, City Research
2:15 pm
Marie-Pierre de Bellefon, INSEE
Pierre-Philippe Combes, University of Lyon and Sciences Po
Gilles Duranton, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Laurent Gobillon, Paris School of Economics-CNRS
Delineating Urban Areas Using Building Density
Discussant: Thomas J. Holmes, University of Minnesota and NBER
3:00 pm
Leah Brooks, George Washington University
Zachary Liscow, Yale University
Infrastructure Costs
Discussant: Karen Dynan, Harvard University
3:30 pm
3:45 pm
Hanming Fang, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Long Wang, ShanghaiTech University
Yang Yang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Competition and Quality Gains: New Evidence from High-Speed Railways and Airlines
Discussant: Matthew Turner, Brown University and NBER
4:30 pm
Friday, July 26
7:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
8:00 am
Charles G. Nathanson, Northwestern University
Trickle-Down Housing Economics
Discussant: Timothy McQuade, Stanford University
8:50 am
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Princeton University and NBER
Pierre-Daniel Sarte, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Felipe Schwartzman, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Cognitive Hubs and Spatial Redistribution
Discussant: David Albouy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and NBER
9:40 am
Donald R. Davis, Columbia University and NBER
Eric Mengus, HEC Paris
Tomasz K. Michalski, HEC Paris
Labor Market Polarization and The Great Divergence: Theory and Evidence
Discussant: Giacomo A. M. Ponzetto, CREI, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, IPEG and Barcelona GSE
10:30 am
10:40 am
Fabian Eckert, University of California at San Diego
Tatjana Kleineberg, The World Bank
Can We Save the American Dream? A Dynamic General Equilibrium Analysis of the Effects of School Financing on Local Opportunities
Discussant: Ellora Derenoncourt, Princeton University
11:30 am
Richard Hornbeck, University of Chicago and NBER
Enrico Moretti, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Estimating Who Benefits From Productivity Growth: Direct and Indirect Effects of City Manufacturing TFP Growth on Wages, Rents, and Inequality
Discussant: Gabriel Chodorow-Reich, Harvard University and NBER
12:20 pm
1:00 pm
Remi Jedwab, George Washington University
Noel D. Johnson, George Mason University
Mark Koyama, George Mason University
Pandemics, Places, and Populations: Evidence from the Black Death
Discussant: Elisabeth Ruth Perlman, U.S. Census Bureau
1:50 pm
Gaurav Khanna, University of California at San Diego
Wenquan Liang, Jinan University
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Yale University and NBER
Ran Song, Yale University
The Productivity Consequences of Pollution-Induced Migration in China
Discussant: David Y. Yang, Harvard University
2:40 pm
Nikita Melnikov, Princeton University
Carlos Schmidt-Padilla, University of California at Berkeley
Maria M. Sviatschi, Princeton University
Gangs, Labor Mobility, and Development
Discussant: Filipe R. Campante, Johns Hopkins University and NBER
3:30 pm
Dana Kassem, University of Mannheim
Does Electrification Cause Industrial Development? Grid Expansion and Firm Turnover in Indonesia
Discussant: Gabriel Kreindler, Harvard University
4:20 pm
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