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Conference on Urban and Regional Economics

October 8-9, 2010
Princeton University

Program

Friday, October 8, 2010

9:00 a.m.

“The Economics of Density: Evidence from the Berlin Wall”
Steve Redding, Princeton University (with Ahlfeldt, Sturm, & Wolf)

9:35 a.m.

Discussant: Vernon Henderson, Brown University

9:45 a.m.

Discussant: Matt Turner, University of Toronto

10:00 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.

“Coagglomeration”
William Strange, University of Toronto (with Helsley)

11:05 a.m.

Discussant: Edward Glaeser, Harvard University

11:15 a.m.

Discussant: Jan Brueckner, University of California-Irvine

11:30 a.m.

“The Dynamic Earnings Premium of Dense Cities”
Diego Puga, IMDEA (with De la Roca)

12:05 p.m.

Discussant: David Albouy, University of Michigan

12:15 p.m.

Discussant: Thomas Holmes, University of Minnesota

12:30 p.m.

Lunch

2:00 p.m.

“Portage: Path Dependence and Increasing Returns in U.S. History”
Jeffrey Lin, FRBP (with Bleakley)

2:35 p.m.

Discussant: Frederic Robert-Nicoud, University of Geneva

2:45 p.m.

Discussant: Stuart Rosenthal, Syracuse University

3:00 p.m.

“Inequality and City Size”
Ronni Pavan, University of Rochester (with Baum-Snow)

3:35 p.m.

Discussant: Jan Eeckhout, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

3:45 p.m.

Discussant: Yannis Ioannides, Tufts University

4:00 p.m.

Break

4:30 p.m.

“Can Cheap Credit Explain the Housing Boom?”
Joe Gyourko, University of Pennsylvania (with Glaeser)

5:05 p.m.

Discussant: Andrew Haughwout, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

5:15 p.m.

Discussant: Edward Coulson, Penn State University

7:00 p.m.

Dinner

Saturday, October 9, 2010

9:00 a.m.

“Firm Selection and Agglomeration”
Giordano Mion, London School of Economics (with Behrens, Murata, & Sudekum)

9:35 a.m.

Discussant: Klaus Desmet, Universidad Carlos III

9:45 a.m.

Discussant: Daniel Sturm, LSE

10:00 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.

“Spatial Sorting: Why New York, Los Angeles and Detroit Attract the Greatest Minds as Well as the Unskilled”
Kurt Schmidheiny, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (with Eeckhout & Pinheiro)

11:05 a.m.

Discussant: Gilles Duranton, University of Toronto

11:15 a.m.

Discussant: Marcus Berliant, Washington University

11:30 a.m.

“Estimating a Dynamic Firm Location Model with Agglomeration Externalities”
Holger Sieg, University of Pennsylvania (with Brinkman & Coen-Pirani)

12:05 p.m.

Discussant: Kristian Behrens, University of Quebec at Montreal

12:15 p.m.

Discussant: Bob Helsley, University of California-Berkeley

12:30 p.m.

Lunch

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