OBLSE

Economic Geography

Seminar Series

Research Seminars in Economic Geography take place at LSE throughout term time. They are regularly led by PhD students in Economic Geography from LSE, and occasionally play host to external speakers.

Attendance and presentation for researchers and visitors to the Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC) is also encouraged.

Summer Term 2017

Location: OLD 3.28 (Old Building) from 4pm to 5pm

Wednesday 26 April - Hayoung Kim (LSE)
"The Impact of Quality Information on Restaurant Demand: Evidence from Taxi Trips in New York City"

Wednesday 3 May - Martina Manara (LSE)
"Exploring the uptake of land titles in Dar es Salaam” 

Jessica Hug (University of Geneva & LSE)
"City-biased technological change"

Wednesday 10 May - Andreas Diemer

Wednesday 17 May - Eduardo Ibarra-Olivo (LSE)
"FDI and youth educational choices in Mexico”

Wednesday 24 May - Alexandra Sotiriou (LSE) 
"The effects of EU trade on regional growth in Greece; evidence from the post-EMU period"

Wednesday 31 May - Elisabetta Pietrostefani (LSE) 
"Heterogeneous urban heritage effects: Evidence from 55 Italian cities"

Wednesday 7 June - Filippo Boeri (LSE)
"Broadband infrastructure and Student Achievement"

Lent Term 2017

Location: OLD 3.28 (Old Building) from 4pm to 5pm

Wednesday 18 January - David Nguyen (LSE)
"The Geography of German Subsidiaries Abroad: Importance of Destination-Specific Ties"

Wednesday 25 January - Pascal Jaupart (LSE) 
"Social Housing and Immigrant Segregation: Evidence from France." 

Wednesday 8 February - Cheng Keat Tang (LSE)
"Do speed cameras save lives?"

Wednesday 22 February - Paula Prenzel (LSE)
“Education Expansion in Ageing Regions: Demographic Change and the Regional Skill Composition in Germany."

Wednesday 1 March - Callum Wilkie (LSE)
“Innovation and Economic Growth in the European Periphery: Comparing Europe’s Lagging Regions."

Wednesday 8 March - Ying Chen (LSE)
"Air pollution and city sizes in China."

Wednesday 15 March - Cong Peng (LSE)  
“Can E-Commerce reduce congestion? Evidence from Chinese cities."

Wednesday 22 March - Viola von Berlepsch (LSE)
"The long term impact of internal migration on economic development in the United States"

Michaelmas Term 2016

Location: OLD 3.28 (Old Building) from 4pm to 5pm

28 September - Ara Jo (LSE)
“Trust and CO2 Emissions: Cooperation on a Global Scale”

5 October - Lasse Simonsen (Birkbeck)
"Residential Land Supply in 27 EU Countries: Pigovian Controls or Nimbyism?"

12 October - Simon Franklin (SERC)
"Special Economic Zones: what makes them truly special? A quantitative analysis of the drivers of SEZ performance"

19 October - Andrea Ascani (LSE)  
"Multinational Enterprises, Regions and Structural Change" 

26 October - Susanne Frick (LSE)
"Special Economic Zones: what makes them truly special? A quantitative analysis of the drivers of SEZ performance"

16 November - Rosa Sanchis (SERC)
"Do English planning policies make shopping more sustainable?"

23 November - Alex Jaax (LSE)
“Threat or Opportunity? Sino-Vietnamese trade and firm-level dynamics in Vietnam"

30 November - Marco Di Cataldo (LSE)
“The impact of EU Objective 1 funds on regional development: Evidence from the UK"

7 December - Nathalie Picarelli (LSE)
“Cholera in times of floods: weather shocks and health impacts in Dar es Salaam"