Washington DC Urban Economics Day 2016

Marvin Center, Rooms 413 and 414
800 21st Street NW
George Washington University
May 20, 2016


9:00 – 10:00 Silda Nikaj, Texas Christian University “Coming of Age in the Great Recession: The Relationship between Student Loan Debt and Home Ownership,” joint with Josh Miller, Department of Housing and Urban Development [slides]

10:00 – 10:30 introductions, coffee break

10:30-11:30 Mine Senses, SAIS “Trade Shocks and the Provision of Local Public Goods,”; joint with Leo Feler, SAIS [slides]

11:30-12:30 GW student hour. Cheng Xu: “The Effect of Gasoline Retail Price Adjustment on Traffic Flow,” [slides] & Tian Luan: “A New Estimate of Elasticity of Substitution Between Structure and Land for New York City” [slides]

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30-2:30 Kevin Park, Department of Housing and Urban Development: “Did -Know Before You Owe- Delay Loan Closings?” [slides]

2:30-3:30 Raven Molloy, Federal Reserve Board of Governors: “The Effect of Mortgage Credit Availability on House Prices and Construction: Evidence from a Frontier Estimation Approach,” joint with Elliot Anenberg [slides]

3:30-3:45 Coffee Break

3:45-4:45 Mark Roberts, World Bank: “India’s Urban Century: An Empirical Analysis of Urban and Spatial Development,“ joint with Simon Adler and Meenu Tewari. CANCELED, as Mark has the flu.

Contact Leah Brooks, lfbrooks at gwu.edu, with questions.

Past conferences: Urban Day 2015 and Urban Day 2014.