Spatial economics JMPs (2022-2023)

Here’s a list of job-market candidates whose job-market papers fall within spatial economics, as defined by me quickly skimming webpages. I’m sure I missed folks, so please add them in the comments.

Here’s a cloud of the words that appear in these papers’ titles:spatial_words_2022

Brian Cevallos Fujiy (Michigan) – Spatial Knowledge Spillovers in R&D and Aggregate Productivity: Evidence from the Reunification of Germany
Juan Manuel Castro-Vincenzi (Princeton) – Climate Hazards and Resilience in the Global Car Industry
Diana Sverdlin Lisker (MIT) – Fragmented Markets and the Proliferation of Small Firms: Evidence from Mom-and-Pop Shops in Mexico
Howard Zhang (Columbia) – Consumer Cities: The Role of Housing Variety
Kwok-Hao Lee (Princeton) – The dynamic allocation of public housing: Policy and spillovers
Lucas Conwell (Yale) – Are There Too Many Minibuses in Cape Town? Privatized Provision of Public Transit
Michelle Lam (Michigan) – Implications of Zoning on Urban Gentrification in New York City
Mike Mei (Michigan) – House Size and Household Size: The Distributional Effects of the Minimum Lot Size Regulation
Motoaki Takahashi (Penn State) – The Aggregate Effects of the Great Black Migration
Pierre Bodéré (NYU) – Dynamic Spatial Competition in Early Education: an Equilibrium Analysis of the Preschool Market in Pennsylvania
Rajat Kochhar (USC) – Does Market Power in Local Agricultural Markets Hinder Farmer Climate Change Adaptation?
Daniel Ramos-Menchelli (Harvard) – The Spatial Consequences of Financial Frictions: Evidence from Brazil
Shogo Sakabe (Columbia) – Mobile Human Capital and Diffusion of Ideas Across Cities
Shunsuke Tsuda (Brown) – Human and Nature: Economies of Density and Conservation in the Amazon Rainforest
Nishaad Rao (Michigan) – The Intergenerational Wealth Effects of Local Labor Markets
Edward Olivares (Maryland) – Labor Mobility, Nonlocal Outside Options, and Wages
Catherine van der List (UBC) – How do Establishments Choose their Location? Taxes, Monopsony, and Productivity
Elsie Peng (Penn) – The Dynamics of Urban Development: Evidence from New York
Harrison Wheeler (Berkeley) – Locally Optimal Place-Based Policies: Evidence from Opportunity Zones
Lea Bou Sleiman (Ecole Polytechnique) – Displacing Congestion: Evidence from Paris
Lukas Makovsky (London School of Economics) – The Impact of Construction Constraints on Spatial Allocation during Economic Transition
Minseon Park (University of Wisconsin-Madison) – Location Choice, Commuting, and School Choice
Nicole Gorton (UCLA) – Trade Costs, Supply Chains, and the Decline of the Heartland
Pin Sun (Penn State) – Asymmetric Migration Response: An Application to Welfare Analysis in Climate Change
Samuel K Hughes (Wharton) – How Mortgage Financing Costs Affect Rental Housing: Pass-Through & Pricing
Tillmann von Carnap (IIES Stockholm) – Rural marketplaces and local development
Wei Guo (Berkeley ARE) – The Sharing Economy as Disaster Remedy: The Case of Airbnb
Xinle Pang (Penn State) – Moving Into Risky Floodplains: The Spatial Implication of Flood Relief Policies
Yooseon Hwang (Virginia) – The Welfare Effects of Congestion Pricing: Evidence from High-Occupancy Toll Lanes
Tereza Ranošová (Michigan) – Commuting and the value of marriage
Trevor Bakker (Stanford) – The Effects of Foreclosure on Households
Trevor Williams (Yale) – Right Idea, Wrong Place? Knowledge Spillovers and Spatial Misallocation in R&D
Tuuli Vanhapelto (Toulouse) – House Prices and Rents in a Dynamic Spatial Equilibrium
Brian Higgins (Stanford) – Racial Segmentation in the US Housing Market
Anna Vitali (UCL) – Consumer Search and Firm Location: Theory and Evidence from the Garment Sector in Uganda
Augusto Ospital (UCLA) – Urban Policy and Spatial Exposure to Environmental Risk
Benny Kleinman (Princeton) – Wage Inequality and the Spatial Expansion of Firms
Ellen Liaw (UCSD) – The Impact of Place-Based Housing Subsidy on Academic Performance
Erica Moszkowski (Harvard) – Option Value and Storefront Vacancy in New York City
Raoul van Maarseveen (Uppsala University) – The effect of urban migration on educational attainment: evidence from Africa
Garrett Anstreicher (Wisconsin) – Spatial Influences in Upward Mobility
Jiwon Choi (Princeton) – The Effect of Deindustrialization on Local Economies: Evidence from New England Textile Mill Towns
Jungsoo Yoo (University of Pennsylvania) – Local Attachment and Residential Mobility: Evidence from White Flight in Boston
Levi Crews (Chicago) – A Dynamic Spatial Knowledge Economy
Lukas Althoff (Princeton) – The Geography of Black Economic Progress After Slavery
Luke Heath Milsom (Oxford) – Moving Opportunity. Local Connectivity and Spatial Inequality
Martin B. Schmitz (Vanderbilt) – A Penny for your Thoughts
Elio Nimier-David (CREST) – Local Human Capital and Firm Creation: Evidence from the Massification of Higher Education in France
Ninghui Li (UC Davis) – Innovation Clusters and Spatial Inequality with a Local Brain Drain
Rui Yu (Wharton) – Returns to Political Contributions in Local Housing Markets
Samsun Knight (Brown) – Retail Demand Interdependence and Chain Store Closures
Tianfang (Tom) Cui (UPenn Wharton) – The Emergence of Exclusionary Zoning Across American Cities
Vincent Thorne (Trinity College Dublin) – Cycling Toward Cleaner Cities? Evidence from New York City’s Bike Share Program
Zijian He (Yale) – Measuring Welfare Gains from Online Stores: Theory and Evidence from the Supreme Court’s Wayfair Decision

4 thoughts on “Spatial economics JMPs (2022-2023)

    1. Maximilian Guennewig-Moenert

      A very nice collection. Also, a great job market paper by Vincent Thorne titled “Cycling Towards Cleaner Cities?” about bike sharing and its impact on the environment and commuting in New York City (

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