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Research Seminars in Economic Geography

The Research Seminars in Economic Geography take place at LSE throughout term time. They are regularly led by PhD students in Economic Geography from LSE, but occasionally play host to external speakers as well. Attendance and presentation for researchers and visitors to the Spatial Economics Research Centre| (SERC) is also encouraged.

The latest series of seminars and speakers can be found below. Unless otherwise stated, the seminars take place at 4pm in room 32LIF 1.02|. For further details, please contact the Department.

14/1/2015 - Felipe Carozzi
Credit Constraints and the Composition of Home Sales. Farewell to First-Time Buyers

21/1/15 - Daan Struyven
Housing Lock: Dutch Evidence on the Impact of Negative Home Equity on Household Mobility

28/1/15 - Guozhong Zhu
House Price and Fundamentals in the Long Run -- the Case of Beijing Market

4/2/2015 - Martin Heger 
Silver Lining to the Indian Ocean Tsunami in Indonesia?:  Investigating the Disaster’s Causal Effects on Aceh’s Economic and Social Development

11/2/2015 - Nathalie Picarelli|
Subsidized Housing and Labor Supply in South Africa

18/2/2015 - Susanne Frick| 
City size and economic growth

25/2/2015 - Olivier Schoeni
On the Adverse Consequences of Regulating Second Homes: Evidence from Switzerland

4/3/2015 - Philippe Bracke
Buy To Let and House Prices 

11/3/2015 - Alessandro Sforza|
The impact of Regional and Sectoral Productivity Changes on the European Economy

18/3/2015 - Pascal Jaupart|
Love Thy Neighbour as Thyself: Attitudes Towards Immigration in the Dominican Republic