Research


Research statement

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

 

Peer-reviewed publications


Papers under revision

  • Top of the Class: the Importance of Ordinal Rank, with Richard Murphy (UT Austin). NBER Working Paper No 24958, August 2018. Earlier versions: CESifo Working Paper No. 4815, May 2014. LSE-Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper No 1241, 2013.
    Winning paper
    of the UniCredit & Universities Best Paper Award on Gender Economics - 6th Ed (2016).
    R&R Review of Economic Studies (2nd round)
    .


Further working papers


Work in progress

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

  • "Intensive and Extensive Margin Effects of Fees in Higher Education", with Jan Bietenbeck (Lund University) and Jan Marcus (Hamburg University). Draft coming soon.

  • "Gender Norms and Female Labor Supply", with Sophia Schmitz (DIW)

  • "Local Rankings in Global Markets"





 

 
 
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