Jordi Jofre-Monseny  Web Site

(Tenured) associate professor (Professor agregat) at the Department of Economics, Universitat de Barcelona and affiliated at Institut d'Economia de Barcelona (IEB)  Research in urban economics, recently focusing on housing and enviornmental issues.    


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Research papers and work in progress


Landfill tax and recycling  (with Pilar Sorribas-Navarro), Fiscal Studies, forthcoming.

Effectiveness and supply effects of high-coverage rent control policies (with Rodrigo Martínez-Mazza and Mariona Segú), Regional Science and Urban Economics, vol. 101, July 2023, 103916.  

Commuting time and the gender gap in labor market participation (with Lídia Farré and Juan Torrecillas).  Journal of Economic Geography, vol. 23, issue 4, July 2023, 847–870 

Do short-term rental platforms affect housing markets? Evidence from Airbnb in Barcelona, Journal of Urban Economics, vol. 119, September 2020 (with Miquel-Àngel Garcia-López, Rodrigo Martínez-Mazza and Mariona Segú). 

Local labor market effects of public employment, Regional Science and Urban Economics, vol. 82, May 2020 (with Javier Vázquez-Grenno and J.I. Silva).

Can urban renewal policies reverse neighborhood ethnic dynamics? ,  Journal of Economic Geography, vol. 20 (Issue 2), 419–457, 2020 (with Nicolás González-Pampillón and Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal) 

Big plant closures and local employment , Journal of Economic Geography, vol. 18 (1), 187–211, 2018 (with María Sánchez-Vidal and Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal)

‘Ghost citizens’: Using notches to identify manipulation of population-based grants,  Journal of Public Economics, vol. 154, 49-66, 2017 (with Dirk Foremny and Albert Solé-Ollé).

Immigration and local spending in social services: Evidence from a massive immigration wave, International Tax and Public Finance, vol. 23, 1004-1029, 2016 (with Pilar Sorribas-Navarro and Javier Vázquez-Grenno).  

The effects of unemployment protection on migration in lagging regions, Journal of Urban Economics, vol. 83, 73-86, 2014 (sole-authored)

The determinants of localization and urbanization economies: Evidence from the location of new firms in Spain,  Journal of Regional Science, vol. 54, 313-337, 2014 (with Raquel Marín-López and Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal),

Is agglomeration taxable?, Journal of Economic Geography, vol. 13(1), pp. 177-201, 2013 (sole-authored)

Estimating preferences for local public services using migration data, Urban Studies, vol. 49(2), 319-336, 2012 (with Matz Dahlberg, Peter Fredriksson and Matias Eklöf).

The mechanisms of agglomeration: Evidence from the effect of inter-industry relations on the location of new firms, Journal  of Urban Economics, vol. 70(2-3), 61-74, 2011 (with Raquel Marín-López and Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal).

            Reprinted in "The Economics of Agglomeration",  published by Edward Elgar, edited by William Strange.

The Scope of agglomeration economies: Evidence from Catalonia, Papers in Regional Science, vol. 88(3), 575-590, 2009 (sole-authored)