Research

East Side Story: Historic Pollution and Neighborhood Segregation, SERC Discussion Paper 208 (with A. Trew and Y. Zylberberg), submitted.

The Impact of Public Employment? Evidence from Bonn,  IZA Discussion Paper 11255 (with S. Becker and D. Sturm), submitted [Appendix].

Market Tremors: Shale Gas, Earthquakes, and Their Impact on House Prices (with S. Gibbons and C. Timmins), submitted [previous version].

Instrumental Variables and Causal Mechanisms: Unpacking the Effect of Trade on Workers and Voters, (with C. Dippel, R. Gold, and R. Pinto), submitted.

The Making of the Modern Metropolis: Evidence from London, in progress (with S. Redding and D. Sturm).

Leadership and Social Norms: Evidence from the Forty-Eighters in the Civil War, submitted (with C. Dippel). New!

History and Urban Economics, R&R at Regional Science and Urban Economics (with W. Hanlon).

Commuting Fast and Commuting Slow, in progress (with H. Simpson).

The Spatial Impacts of a Massive Rail Disinvestment Program: The Beeching Axe, in progress (with S. Gibbons and E. Pinchbeck).

Industrial clusters in the long run: Evidence from Million-Rouble Plants in China, in progress (with M. Seror, H. Xu, Y. Zylberberg).

Information Flows and Economic Activity: Evidence from the Uniform Penny Post, in progress (with Ferdinando Monte).