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The Junior Spatial Economics Conference gathers a small group of young faculty working on topics in spatial economics to discuss early-stage research in an informal setting. The conference emphasizes informal peer interactions and group discussions.

Attendance to this conference is by invitation only. Please contact bfi-events@uchicago.edu if you are interested in participating.

All times are listed in CST.

Agenda

Friday, August 5, 2022
9:00 am - 9:25 am
Breakfast & Registration

Kapani Lounge 6th Floor

9:25 am - 9:30 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks

Room 601

9:30 am - 10:45 am
On the Spatial Determinants of Educational Access

Paolo Martellini, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Speaker)

Tatjana Kleineberg, World Bank (Discussant)

10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Understanding Migration Responses to Local Shock

Kirill Borusyak, University College London (Speaker)

Sharon Traiberman, New York University (Discussant)

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch

The Dining Room

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Slum Upgrading and Long-Run Development: Evidence from Indonesia

Mariaflavia Harari, University of Pennsylvania (Speaker)

Nick Tsivanidis, University of California, Berkeley (Discussant)

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Port Competition and World Trade

Giulia Brancaccio, New York University (Speaker)

Sharat Ganapati, Georgetown University (Discussant)

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Coffee Break

Kapani Lounge 6th Floor

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
The Real Effects of Climate Change in Poor Countries: Evidence from the Permanent Shrinking of Lake Chad

Roman David Zarate, World Bank (Speaker)

Jingting Fan, Pennsylvania State University (Discussant)

5:00 pm
Adjourn for the day
Saturday, August 6, 2022
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Continental Breakfast

Room 601

10:00 am - 11:15 am
This Town Ain’t Big Enough? Quantifying Public Good Spillovers

Aurélie Sotura, Bank of France (Speaker)

Conor Walsh, Columbia Business School (Discussant)

11:15 am - 12:30 pm
Delayed Childbearing and Urban Revival

Clara Santamaria, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Speaker)

Yichen Su, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (Discussant)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch

The Dining Room

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Multimodal Transportation Networks

Simon Fuchs, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Speaker)

Yuhei Miyauchi, Boston University (Discussant)

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Coffee Break

Kapani Lounge 6th Floor

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Spatial Mobility, Economic Opportunity, and Crime

Gaurav Khanna, University of California San Diego (Speaker)

Amrita Kulka, University of Warwick (Discussant)

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Wrap Up & Closing Remarks
4:30 pm
Conference Adjourns