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. The seminars take place at LSE on Wednesdays, 4pm-5pm in Pankhurst House, room PAN.2.01. Seminars are open to all.

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

Michaelmas Term 2019

Wednesday 2 October, 4pm-5:30pm 
Julius Andersson (London School of Economics)
"Carbon Taxes and CO2 Emissions: Sweden as a Case Study". (Job market presentation)

Wednesday 16 October, 4pm-5pm 
Kalle Kappner (Humboldt University of Berlin)
"Sanitation, Externalities and the Urban Mortality Transition". 

Wednesday 23 October, 4pm-5pm 
Matt Sharp (London School of Economics)
"The labour market effects of female rural-urban migration: Evidence from the end of Apartheid in South Africa". 

Wednesday 30 October, 4pm-5pm 
Eduardo Ibarra-Olivo (London School of Economics)
"Outward FDI and Skill Downgrading in Mexican Regions".

Wednesday 13 November, 4pm-5:30pm 
Filipo Boeri (London School of Economics)
"Offshoring and Local Labour Markets: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data" (Job market presentation)

Wednesday 20 November, 4-5pm
Ulrich Eberle
"Damned by Dams? Infrastructure and conflict".

Wednesday 27 November, 4pm-5pm 
Andreas Diemer (London School of Economics)
"Spatial Diffusion of Local Economic Shocks in Social Networks: Evidence from the US Fracking Boom".

Wednesday 4 December, 4pm-5pm 
Tanner Regan (London School of Economics)
"Eliciting demand for title deeds: Lab-in-the-field evidence from urban Tanzania".

Wednesday 11 December, 4pm-5pm 
Jamila Nigmatulina (London School of Economics)
"Electricity Prices and Firm Performance. Evidence from Russia".