Assistant Professor Howard University
Research Affiliate CREST


benoit(dot)schmutz(at)howard(dot)edu
 


Work in progress

Frictional spatial equilibrium, with M. Sidibé
Selection, sorting and agglomeration
,
with M. Sidibé
Anatomy of domestic migration, with C. Bosquet and M. Sidibé


Working papers

Neighbor Discrimination, with P.-Ph. Combes, B. Decreuse and A. Trannoy
Previous title: The Neighbor is King. Customer Discrimination in the Housing Market
DP CEPR 9160, WP AMSE 2012-24
latest version: here


Job search and migration in a system of cities, with M. Sidibé

WP CREST 2014-43, ERID WP 181

latest version: here


Publications

Can Tax Breaks Beat Geography? Lessons from the French Enterprise Zone Experience, with A. Briant and M. Lafourcade
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2015, 7, 2, pp. 88-124
For text, see
here
Featured in Paris School of Economics newsletter

Spatial sorting of African immigrants in the French public housing market

Review of Black Political Economy, 2015 (in press)

latest version: here, supplementary material


Public housing quotas and segregation,
Urban Public Economics Review, 2013, 18, pp. 68-94
For text, see here

longer version: WP AMSE 2012-28 (text)

Residential mobility and unemployment of African immigrants in France: a calibration approach, with B. Decreuse

Annals of economics and statistics, 2012, 107-108, pp. 51-91 

For text, see here

Featured in newspaper La Marseillaise, 06/23/2010


The Geography of unemployment of African immigrants
(in French),
with L. Bouvard, P.-Ph. Combes, B. Decreuse, M. Laouénan, A. Trannoy
Revue Française d’Economie, 2009, 3, 23, pp. 4-106
For text, see
here (intro), here (part1) and here (part 2)