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University of Toronto/University of British Columbia Summer Conference

Schedule


Toronto, June 6-7, 2016
Rotman School of Management
Room L1065

Monday, June 6


8:30 am
Breakfast - (outside L1065 – at Laptop table)


8:55 am
Welcome Remarks


9:00 am
“The Vertical City: Rent Gradients and Spatial Structure,”
Crocker Liu, Stuart Rosenthal (presenter), and William Strange

10:00 am
“The Vertical City: The Price of Land and the Height of Buildings in Chicago,”
Gabriel Ahlfeldt and Daniel McMillen (presenter)


11:00 am
Coffee – (at Laptop Table)


11:30 am
"Absolute vs. Relative Utility: Building Height, Views, and Jealousy,"
Yongheng Deng, Zhu Hongjia , Danny Ben-Shahar, and C. Tsuriel Somerville (presenter)


12:30 pm
Lunch (tbc)


1:30 pm
“Housing Supply and Price Growth in Monocentric Cities with Topography,”
Jacob Cosman (presenter), Tom Davidoff, and Joseph Williams


2:30 pm
Coffee – (at Laptop table)


3:00 pm
“Creativity over Time and Space”
Michel Serafinelli (presenter) and G. Tabellini


4:00 pm
“The determinants of coagglomeration: Evidence from functional employment patterns,”
Kristian Behrens (presenter) and R. Guillain


6:30 pm 
Conference Dinner
Le Paradis Bistro, 166 Bedford Road (about 10 minutes walk from Rotman)

Tuesday, June 7


8:30 am
Breakfast – (outside L1065 at Laptop table)


9:00 am
"Causes and Consequences of Central Neighborhood Change, 1970-2010,"  
Nathaniel Baum-Snow (presenter) and Daniel Hartley


10:00 am
“East Side Story: Historic Pollution and Neighborhood Segregation"
Stephan Heblich (presenter) Alex Trew and Yanos Zylberberg


11:00 am
Coffee – (at Laptop table)


11:30 am
“Neighbourhood Price Effects of Social Housing in Vancouver,”
John Ries, Tom Davidoff (presenter) and Nathan Schiff


12:30 pm
Lunch - (tbc)


1:30 pm
"Is Uber a substitute or compliment to public transit?,"
Jonathan Hall


2:30 pm
Coffee – (at Laptop table)


3:00 pm
"Subways and Urban Growth Evidence from Earth"
Marco Gonzalez-Navarro (presenter) and Matt Turner


4:00 pm
Closing Remarks


6:30 pm
Informal Dinner (for authors who are still in Toronto) – location TBA

About the Conference

Venue:

Rotman School of Management, Room L1065

Location:

105 St. George Street, Toronto

To Register:

Contact conference administrator Audrey Lake at Audrey.Lake@rotman.utoronto.ca

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