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
2nd May 2016, Published Paper
This paper investigates how the extent and configuration of Chinese road and railroad networks has shaped the spatial transformation and degree of compactness of Chinese urban regions in the last 20 years, a period in which center cities were experiencing strong population inflows but relative losses of industry to the urban periphery.
The Review of Economics and Statistics 2017, 99, 3, 435–4483
23rd Apr 2016, Published Paper
Author: Adam Storeygard
This article investigates the role of intercity transport costs in determining the income of sub-Saharan African cities.
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.
5th Apr 2016, Working Paper
This paper examines the effect of migration of black South Africans after apartheid on urbanisation and the distribution of population. In particular, it tests if the inflow of migrants led to displacement, path dependence, or agglomeration in the destination area.