27th Nov 2017, Working Paper
This paper models a growing city, and focuses on investment decisions and consequent patterns of land use and urban density.
12th Dec 2016, Working Paper
This paper attempts to understand the patterns of urban land development in China from the political economy perspective. Our study is motivated by an interesting pattern observed in the past decade that in the initially more densely populated cities the urban land development was expanded more outwardly with a relatively low use intensity.
20th May 2016, Published Paper
This paper models the dynamics of urban land use with both formal and slum dwellings and ongoing urban redevelopment to higher building heights in the formal sector as a city grows.
Science 20 May 2016:
Vol. 352, Issue 6288, pp. 946-947