Research statement

I am an applied microeconomist generally interested in manifestations and causes of spatial and social inequalities.


Peer-reviewed publications

Working papers

Work in progress
  • "Who teaches the teachers? An RCT of peer-to-peer mentoring in 182 Schools", with Richard Murphy (UT Austin)

  • "Prime Locations", with Gabriel Ahlfeldt, Thilo Albers (both LSE), Kris Behrens (University of Québec at Montréal), and Christian Hilber (LSE)

  • "Where Do I Stand? The Impact of Class Rank on Later Life Outcomes", with Jeff Denning (Brigham Young) and Richard Murphy (UT Austin)

  • "Diff-in-Diff meets Duration Analysis: The Effect of the Introduction of Fees on Study Duration and Completion in the Population of German Students", with Jan Bietenbeck (Lund University) and Jan Marcus (Hamburg University)

  • "Local Rankings in Global Markets"