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Acto: Workshop

III Workshop on Urban Economics

Inicio: junio 09, 2014 Final: junio 10, 2014

Tower 4 - Faculty of Economics and Business. University of Barcelona. Tinent Coronel Valenzuela, 1-11. Barcelona


The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) will host its third workshop on Urban Economics on the 9th and 10th June 2014. The aim of the workshop is to bring together original research in the area of urban economics. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome. The accepted papers will be presented in parallel sessions that will be complemented with three plenary sessions.

Instituciones organizadoras

Institu d'Economia de Barcelona logotipo Universitat de Barcelona logotipo

Keynote speakers

Jan Brueckner (University of California Irvine)
Edward Glaeser (Harvard University)
Yves Zenou (Stockholm University)
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Scientific Committee

Jan Brueckner (University of California Irvine)

Miquel-Àngel García-López (Universitat Autònoma & IEB)

Edward Glaeser (Harvard University)

Vernon Henderson (London School of Economics)

Jordi Jofre-Monseny (Universitat de Barcelona & IEB)

Giacomo Ponzetto (Universitat Pompeu Fabra & CREI

Kurt Schmidheiny (Universität Basel)

Albert Solé-Ollé (Universitat de Barcelona & IEB)

Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal (Universitat de Barcelona & IEB)

Yves Zenou (Stockholm University)

Organizing Committee

Camille Hémet (Universitat de Barcelona & IEB)

Jordi Jofre-Monseny (Universitat de Barcelona & IEB)

Ilias Pasidis (Universitat de Barcelona & IEB)

Maria Sanchez-Vidal (Universitat de Barcelona & IEB)

Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal (Universitat de Barcelona & IEB)

Topics of interest

Agglomeration Economies: measurement, scope and sources

Production and consumption amenities: wages, rents and city growth

Urban theory and models of agglomeration

Urban sprawl: causes and consequences

Urbanization in developing countries

Land use regulations, housing markets and city growth

Residential segregation, poverty and neighborhoods

Evaluation of local public policies


Deadline for submission of papers: March 21, 2014

Deadline for acceptance of papers: April 11, 2014

Registration: April 1 to May 30, 2014

Registration for non-presenters

Manuscripts must be submitted by email to in PDF format. Attendance is free for presenters and it will include accommodation, coffee breaks and lunches.