Summer School in Urban Economics, 8 - 10 June 2020, Urban Economics Association, Spain

Publish Date: Jan 25, 2020

Deadline: Mar 20, 2020

Event Dates: from Jun 08, 2020 12:00 to Jun 10, 2020 12:00

Summer School in Urban Economics


The UEA Summer School is designed for PhD students with an interest in urban economics including inter alia housing, real estate, transportation, local public good provision, the spatial distribution of activities, economic geography, and urban or regional policy. The objective of the summer school is to offer an intensive training program for interested PhD students. The summer school will provide an opportunity for students to learn about the research frontier in urban economics, discuss their own research with leading researchers in the field in a relaxed and open atmosphere and meet some of the future stars in the field.


  • Gabriel Ahlfeldt (London School of Economics)
  • Nate Baum-Snow (University of Toronto)
  • Donald Davis (Columbia University)
  • Thomas J. Holmes (University of Minnesota)
  • Miren Lafourcade (Université Paris-Saclay)
  • Dávid Krisztián Nágy (CREI & Universitat Pompeu Fabra)


The summer school will run for three days. On each day of the summer school there will be two lectures. In addition several students will have an opportunity to present their current research.


We invite applications from PhD students who are in their second year or beyond of their studies. Places in the school are limited by space constraints. Participants are expected to attend all three days in full.

Registration Fee and Financial Support

There is a registration fee of 150€, which covers coffee breaks, working lunches and at least one evening event. You are responsible for making your own travel and accommodation arrangements. We have limited funds available to support students who need financial support. If you would like to apply for such support, please outline your case in your application in a separate section "Financial Support Request". We strongly encourage students to first investigate available travel funding from their own universities.


Deadline for applications: March 20, 2020.

We will inform you whether you have been accepted to the IEB/UEA Summer School by mid April 2020.

Scientific Committee

Donald Davis (Columbia University), Kurt Schmidheiny (University of Basel), Daniel Sturm (London School of Economics), Matthew Turner (Brown University) and Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal (Universitat de Barcelona).

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