Summer School in Urban Economics 2017 in Paris — Call for Papers

for Economics PhD Students

Co-sponsored by Ecole Polytechnique (l'X), CREST, Université Paris-Saclay and the Urban Economics Association (UEA)

June, 14-16, 2017
Fondation Hellénique, Cité Universitaire, Paris

This Summer School is designed for Economics PhD students with an interest in Urban Economics. In addition to those students specialized in Urban Economics, we encourage the participation from PhD students in Labour, Development, Public, Trade and other applied fields who want to improve their knowledge in the field. The objective of the school is twofold: to offer an intensive training program for interested PhD students, and to provide them with the opportunity to present and discuss their own ongoing research with leading researchers in the field in a relaxed and open atmosphere.

Faculty: Christian Hilber (London School of Economics), Henry Overman (London School of Economics), André de Palma (ENS Cachan), Diego Puga (CEMFI), Holger Sieg (University of Pennsylvania), Jacques-François Thisse (Université Catholique de Louvain).

Scientific Committee: Gilles Duranton (University of Pennsylvania), Matthew Kahn (University of Southern California), Isabelle Méjean (Ecole polytechnique), Amine Ouazad (Ecole polytechnique), Diego Puga (CEMFI), Jacques Thisse (Université Catholique de Louvain), Kurt Schmidheiny (Universität Basel),  Harris Selod (Development Research Group at the World Bank), Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal (University of Barcelona and IEB).

Organizing Committee: Amine Ouazad (Ecole polytechnique), Weronika Leduc (Ecole polytechnique).

The program and details about the application process can be found at:

Deadline for applications: March 5, 2017.

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