Economic Advisor and Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
I am an economist in the Regional and Microeconomics Section of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's Research Department. I've been at the Philly Fed since 2007. This site contains information and papers related to my research work.
Curriculum Vitae (pdf, March 4, 2015)
Conference on Urban and Regional Economics at Brown University, September 19-20, 2014
"History and the Sizes of Cities" (2015) (with Hoyt Bleakley).
"The Puzzling Persistence of Place" (2015).
"The Paper Trail of Knowledge Flows: Evidence from Patent Interferences" (2015) (with Ina Ganguli and Nicholas Reynolds).
"Regional Resilience" (2012).
"The Paper Trail of Knowledge Transfers" (2014), Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Business Review Q2: 16
"Thick Markets and Churning in the Labor Market: Evidence from U.S. Cities" (2012) (with Hoyt Bleakley), Journal of Urban Economics, 72 (2-3): 87-103. (Previous version: FRBP WP 07-23.)
"Geography, History, Economies of Density, and the Location of Cities" (2012), Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Business Review Q3: 18-24.
"Urban Productivity Advantages from Job Search and Matching" (2011), Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Business Review Q1: 9-16
"Precision, Bias, and Uncertainty for State Population Forecasts: An Exploratory Analysis of Time Series Models” (2007) (with Jeff Tayman and Stanley K. Smith), Population Research and Policy Review (26) 3: 347-369.
"Gentrification and Transit in Northwest Chicago" (2002), Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, in Transportation Quarterly, 56 (4): 175-191.
Data on new occupation titles and codes ("new work") in the Dictionary of Occupational Titles, 1964, 1977, 1991, and the US Census, 1980, 1990, and 2000
Last updated March 4, 2015
Home URL: http://jlin.org/
The views expressed on this site and in my papers are my own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia or the Federal Reserve System.