Urban Economics Conference 2016

On Monday, 14 March, 2016, CERGE-EI organizes the first urban economics conference in the Central European region titled “Economics of Livable Cities”.

Conference speakers:

Gabriel Ahlfeldt (London School of Economics)
Laurent Gobillon (Paris School of Economics)
Giacomo A. M. Ponzetto (Pompeu Fabra University Barcelona)
Stephan Heblich (University of Bristol)
Giulia Faggio (London School of Economics)
Jens Südekum (Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf)

Fill out a short form to register.

Please note that seats are limited. We recommend registering early (not later than 10 March, 2016). 

The event is organized by CERGE-EI and Gabriel Ahlfeldt (LSE), in co-operation with the Centre for Central European Architecture (CCEA).

See the poster.

Preliminary Program

9.00-9.30 Registration and coffee

9.30-9.35 Conference welcome

9.35-9.45 Opening Remarks by Gabriel Ahlfeldt (London School of Economics): Urban Economics and current topics and challenges

9.45-12.30 Morning session and Discussion

Giulia Faggio (London School of Economics): Self-employment and Entrepreneurship in Urban and Rural Labour Markets

Jens Südekum (Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf): Adjusting to Globalization - Evidence from Worker-Establishment Matches in Germany

Stephan Heblich (University of Bristol): East Side Story: Historic Pollution and Neighborhood Segregation

12.30-13.45 Lunch

13.45-17.00 Afternoon Session and Discussion

Laurent Gobillon (Paris School of Economics): The Production Function for Housing: Evidence from France

Giacomo Ponzetto (Pompeu Fabra University Barcelona): Urban Networks: Connecting Markets, People and Ideas

15.45-17.00 Panel discussion

All presentersCurrent Urban Economics Research: Topics and Challenges