Fields

Labor, Urban, History

Research Topics

Innovation, Regional Development, Productivity

Some Recent Papers

"Research Proximity and Productivity: Long-Term Evidence From Agriculture"with Shawn Kantor
  Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming

"Hierarchical Accountability in Government: Theory and Evidence"with Razvan Vlaicu
Journal of Public Economics, February 2016, 134(1): 85-99.

"Knowledge Spillovers from Research Universities: Evidence from Endowment Value Shocks"with Shawn Kantor
Review of Economics and Statistics, March 2014, 96(1): 171-188.

"Green Infrastructure: The Effects of Urban Rail Transit on Air Quality"with Yihsu Chen
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, February 2012, 4(1): 58–97. Supplemental Appendix