14th Mar 2017, Submitted Paper
This paper studies the distribution of economic activity, as proxied by lights at night, across 250,000 grid cells of average area 560 square kilometers.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (forthcoming)
12th Apr 2016, Working Paper
Authors: Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, Matthew A. Turner
This paper investigates the relationship between the extent of a city’s subway network, its population and its spatial configuration.
9th Mar 2015, Submitted Paper
Author: Simon Franklin
The paper explores how labor markets adjust to large but temporary economic shocks in a context where those shocks are common. We leverage geo-referenced data on the path of typhoons in the Philippines to estimate the impacts of typhoons occurrence on employment and wage income.
Journal of Human Resources R&R.