Assistant Professor Howard University
Research Affiliate CREST


Curriculum Vitae

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

Work in progress

To whom can you teach love?, with H. Kurban
Frictional spatial equilibrium
,
with M. Sidibé (draft available upon request)
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
Latest version: here

Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Urban Economics

Previous title: The Neighbor is King. Customer Discrimination in the Housing Market
DP CEPR 9160, WP AMSE 2012-24


Frictional labor mobility, with M. Sidibé

latest version: here
Submitted

Previous title: Job search and migration in a system of cities

WP CREST 2014-43, ERID WP 181



Main publications (Personal use only)

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
longer version: here
Featured in Paris School of Economics newsletter

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



Other publications (Personal use only)

Spatial sorting of African immigrants in the French public housing market

Review of Black Political Economy, 2015, 42, 3, pp. 247-270

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)

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)