Economic Development and Geography

A Mini-Conference supported by the Ann and Walter von Gremp Endowment.

Where: Bunche Hall 9383

When: Friday, May 17th, 2013, 8:45-3:30
8:45 am Continental Breakfast
9:10 am Gilles Duranton (University of Toronto) Roads and Trade: Evidence from the US (joint with Peter M. Morrow and Matthew A. Turner)
10:10 am Break
10:30 am Hoyt Bleakley (University of Chicago) Land Openings on the Georgia Frontier and the Coase Theorem in the Short- and Long-Run (joint with Joseph Ferrie)
11:30 am Lunch
1:00 pm Walker Hanlon (UCLA), TBA
2:00 Break
2:20 Stephen Redding (Princeton University) The Economics of Density: Evidence from the Berlin Wall (joint with Gabriel Ahlfedlt, Daniel Sturm and Nikolaus Wolf)
3:20 adjourn
3:30 coffee with graduate students
Papers will be available at the von Gremp seminar web site