18e session RUES : Transport and spatial sorting

Miren Lafourcade organized, jointly with Laurent Gobillon, the Regional and Urban Economics Seminar (RUES) on the topic “Transport and spatial sorting“, on 3rd May 2018, from 13:30 to 17:00, at the Ecole d’Economie de Paris.

Conference Venue :
Paris School of Economics – Ecole d’Economie de Paris (PSE) Room R1-21 (Main Building Oikos) 17, boulevard Jourdan, 75014 Paris, France Transport Access: RER B – stop at “Cité Universitaire” Metro line n°4 – stop at “Porte d’Orléans”, then walk 10mn or take tramline T3 and stop at “Institut Montsouris”

Conference Program :
13:30 Lecture 1 : Frédéric Robert-Nicoud (Université de Genève)

Title : “Highways, Market Access, and Spatial Sorting” – with Stephan Fretz (Swissgrid) and Raphaël Parchet (USI)
Discussant : Isabelle Méjean (CREST-Ecole Polytechnique)

14:30 Lecture 2 : Helen Simpson (University of Bristol)

Title : “Commuting Fast and Slow : The Effects of High Speed Rail” – with Stephan Heblich (University of Bristol)
Discussant : Mariona Segú (RITM-University Paris Sud)

15:30 Coffee break

16:00 Lecture 3 : Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal (IEB-Universitat de Barcelona)

Title : “Amphitheaters, cathedrals and operas : The role of historic amenities on suburbanization” – with Miquel-Àngel Garcia-López and Ilias Pasidis (IEB-Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Discussant : Benjamin Carantino (PSE-Paris School of Economics)

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