I am an Associate Professor (Reader) in Economics at the University of Bristol. In my research, I look at spatial disparities in the distribution of consumptive or productive amenities that attract individuals or firms. In turn, this helps me explain spatial variation in house prices, the share of high-skilled workers, innovative activities and entrepreneurship, or economic development. Another stream of research focuses on causes and consequences of regional disparities in voting behavior. To establish causality I often study historic developments that explain present-day economic outcomes. This explains my interest in economic history.

Research interests
Urban Economics, Economic History, Environmental Economics, Political Economy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

University of Bristol
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Bristol BS8 1TU