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SERC Urban and Regional Economics Seminar Series

The workshops are held in term time on Fridays at 13:00-14:00 in 32LIF 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, unless specified otherwise. 

For further information and papers, when available, please contact
Anna Graham|.

Seminar Organisers: Dr Christian Hilber|, Professor Henry Overman|, Dr Olmo Silva|.

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Seminars 2014-2015

Fri, 29 May 2015, 14:00-15:30 -- The Birth of Edge Cities in China: Measuring the Spillover Effects of Industrial Parks
The Birth of Edge Cities in China: Measuring the Spillover Effects of Industrial Parks
Speaker: Matt Kahn (UCLA)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 29 May 2015, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 08 May 2015, 14:00-15:30 -- SEMINAR CANCELLED
SEMINAR CANCELLED
Speaker: Antonio Bento (Cornell)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 08 May 2015, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 20 March 2015, 14:00-15:30 -- Regional policy evaluation: Interactive fixed effects and synthetic controls
Regional policy evaluation: Interactive fixed effects and synthetic controls
Speaker: Laurent Gobillon (INED Paris)

Conference Room, LRB 405, 4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD
Fri, 20 March 2015, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 13 March 2015, 14:00-15:30 -- Taking the Leap: The Determinants of Entrepreneurs Hiring their First Employee
Taking the Leap: The Determinants of Entrepreneurs Hiring their First Employee
Speaker: Rob Fairlie (UC Santa Cruz)
Paper: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/13-03-15-RF.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 13 March 2015, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 06 March 2015, 14:00-15:30 -- The persistence of local joblessness
The persistence of local joblessness
Speaker: Michael Amior (CEP)
Paper: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/06-03-15-MA.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 06 March 2015, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 27 February 2015, 14:00-15:30 -- A New Look at the U.S. Foreclosure Crisis: Panel Data Evidence of Prime and Subprime Lending
A New Look at the U.S. Foreclosure Crisis: Panel Data Evidence of Prime and Subprime Lending
Speaker: Fernando Ferreira (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania)
Paper: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/27-02-15-FF.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 27 February 2015, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 20 February 2015, 14:00-15:30 -- Adjusting to Globalization - Evidence from Heterogeneous Worker-Establishment Matches in Germany
Adjusting to Globalization - Evidence from Heterogeneous Worker-Establishment Matches in Germany
Speaker: Jens Suedekum (University of Dusseldorf)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 20 February 2015, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 13 February 2015, 14:00-15:30 -- Physician Concentration and Negotiated Prices: Evidence from State Law Changes
Physician Concentration and Negotiated Prices: Evidence from State Law Changes
Speaker: Naomi Hausman (Hebrew University)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 13 February 2015, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 06 February 2015, 14:00-15:30 -- Foreign STEM workers and productivity in US cities - Joint International Economics and SERC Seminar
Foreign STEM workers and productivity in US cities - Joint International Economics and SERC Seminar
Speaker: Giovanni Peri (UC Davis )
Papers: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/06-02-15-GP.pdf http://cep.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/06-02-15-GP-2.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 06 February 2015, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 30 January 2015, 14:00-15:30 -- JOB MARKET SEMINAR Cities in Bad Shape: Urban Geometry in India
JOB MARKET SEMINAR Cities in Bad Shape: Urban Geometry in India
Speaker: Mariaflavia Harari (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 30 January 2015, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 23 January 2015, 14:00-15:30 -- JOB MARKET SEMINAR Mortgage Default with Positive Equity
JOB MARKET SEMINAR Mortgage Default with Positive Equity
Speaker: David Low (New York University)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 23 January 2015, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 16 January 2015, 14:00-15:30 -- Title TBC
Title TBC
Speaker: Dragana Cvijanovic (University of North Carolina)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 16 January 2015, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 12 December 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- The Global Spatial Distribution of Population and Economic Activity: Effects from Nature, History, and Agglomeration
The Global Spatial Distribution of Population and Economic Activity: Effects from Nature, History, and Agglomeration
Speaker: Adam Storeygard (Tufts)

EAS 304, 3rd Floor, East Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE
Fri, 12 December 2014, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 05 December 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- Geography, Ties, and Knowledge Flows: Evidence from citations in mathematics
Geography, Ties, and Knowledge Flows: Evidence from citations in mathematics
Speaker: Keith Head (UBC, CEP)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 05 December 2014, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 28 November 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- Getting a First Job: Quality of the Labor Matching in French Cities
Getting a First Job: Quality of the Labor Matching in French Cities
Speaker: Brahim Boualam (Geneva)
Paper: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/28-11-14-BB.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 28 November 2014, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 21 November 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- Measuring Living Standards across Space in the Developing World
Measuring Living Standards across Space in the Developing World
Speaker: Doug Gollin (Oxford)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 21 November 2014, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 07 November 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- Income Taxes, Sorting, and the Costs of Housing: Evidence from Municipal Boundaries in Switzerland
Income Taxes, Sorting, and the Costs of Housing: Evidence from Municipal Boundaries in Switzerland
Speaker: Maximilian Von Ehrlich (Bern)
Paper: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/07-11-14-MV.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 07 November 2014, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 31 October 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- From mine to coast: transport infrastructure and the direction of trade in developing countries
From mine to coast: transport infrastructure and the direction of trade in developing countries
Speaker: Steve Poelhekke (VU Amsterdam)
Paper: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/31-10-14-SP.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 31 October 2014, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 24 October 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- Neighborhood Effects and the Decision of Women to Work
Neighborhood Effects and the Decision of Women to Work
Speaker: Stuart Rosenthal (Syracuse U)
Paper: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/24-10-14-SR.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 24 October 2014, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 17 October 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- Peer effects in the adoption of formal property rights: experimental evidence from urban Tanzania
Peer effects in the adoption of formal property rights: experimental evidence from urban Tanzania
Speaker: Matthew Collin (Centre for Global Development)
Paper: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/17-10-14-MC.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 17 October 2014, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 10 October 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- Regulating vacancies away? The paradoxical effects of (mis)match in the housing market
Regulating vacancies away? The paradoxical effects of (mis)match in the housing market
Speaker: Paul Cheshire (SERC & LSE)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 10 October 2014, 14:00-15:30

 

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