Urban economics seminar: P. Cheshire & J-C Prager

Dec.18, 2015
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Urban economics seminar: Session 8

Friday December 18, 2015

12:30-14:30

Room H402 

Sciences Po, 28 rue des Saints-Pères, 75007 Paris

Attendance is free, open untill full.
Interested participants should register on this link

 

 Speakers:

 

Paul Cheshire 
(Emeritus Professor of Economic Geography, LSE)

Presentation title: "Iconic Design" as Deadweight loss: Rent acquisition by design in the constrained London office Market", joint paper with Gerard Dericks (University of Oxford & SERC-LSE) 

 

An economist by training, Paul Cheshire is Emeritus Professor of Economic Geography at LSE. He is also an elected Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences and of the Weimer School. He has been Professor of Urban Economics at the University of Reading.

He has a strong interest in policy analysis and policy related fields like urban development, housing and land markets. His most recent book is Urban Economics and Urban Policy: Challenging Conventional Policy Wisdom, Edward Elgar (2014) together with Henry Overman and Max Nathan.

 

 

Jean-Claude Prager  
(Director of Economic Studies - Société du Grand Paris) 

Presentation title: "Les enjeux économiques du Grand Paris Express", Revue  de l'OFCE , n°143 , Novembre 2015