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Guy Michaels - December 2020 final

 

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Guy Michaels


Position: Associate Professor, Department of Economics, LSE

Research Interests: Labour Economics, Urban Economics, Development Economics

Contact details:

 

Administrative assistance: Department Office, Room 32L.1.03,

econ.facultysupport@lse.ac.uk


Journal Publications

with Dzhamilya Nigmatulina, Ferdinand Rauch, Tanner Regan, Neeraj Baruah, and Amanda Dahlstrand

Journal of Political Economy, July 2021, 129(7): 2112–2156

 

with Adriana Kocornik-Mina, Thomas McDermott, and Ferdinand Rauch

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, April 2020, 12 (2): 35-66.

Featured in Financial Times [pdf]

And a more recent letter to the FT [pdf]

 

with Ferdinand Rauch and Stephen Redding

Journal of the European Economic Association, June 2019, 17(3): 754–798

Online Appendix

Featured in Atlantic [pdf]

 

with Georg Graetz

Review of Economics and Statistics, December 2018, 100(5): 753–768 (lead article)

Appendix

Featured in Harvard Business Review [pdf]

 

with Ferdinand Rauch

Economic Journal, February 2018, 128(608): 378-412

Appendix

Featured in Paul Krugman's New York Times blog [pdf]

 

with Georg Graetz

American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, May 2017, 107(5): 168-173

 

with Yu-Hsiang Lei

Journal of Development Economics, September 2014, 110: 139-157

Data

 

with Ashwini Natraj and John Van Reenen

Review of Economics and Statistics, March 2014, 96(1): 60-77

Appendix

Featured in the Economist [pdf]

Data: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/data_0987.zip

 

with Francesco Caselli

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, January 2013, 5(1): 208-238

Technical Appendix

 

with Ferdinand Rauch and Stephen Redding

Quarterly Journal of Economics, May 2012, 127(2): 535-586 (lead article)

Web-Based Technical Appendix

 

Economic Journal, March 2011, 121(551): 31-57

Austin Robinson Memorial Prize for the best paper published in the Economic Journal in 2011 by an author who is within five years of completing their PhD

 

with Xiaojia Zhi

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, July 2010, 2(3): 256-81, Appendix Tables, Appendix Figures

 

Review of Economics and Statistics, November 2008, 90(4): 683-701

 

with Elizabeth Ananat

Journal of Human Resources, 2008, 43(3): 611-629

 

 


Working Papers

with Yatang Lin and Thomas McDermott

CEPR Discussion Paper 16004, April 2021

 

with Per-Anders Edin, Tiernan Evans, Georg Graetz, and Sofia Hernnäs

[Updated July 2020]

 

with Ferdinand Rauch and Stephen Redding

[This version: August 2011]

 

CEPR Discussion Paper 6358, June 2007

 

 


Work in Progress

  • Improving the Effectiveness of Formal Housing Delivery in Tanzania

with Vernon Henderson, Martina Manara, and Tanner Regan

 

  • Identifying Agglomeration Shadows: Long-run Evidence from Ancient Ports

with Richard Hornbeck and Ferdinand Rauch