Events at CERGE-EI

Monday, 14 March, 2016 | 09:00 | Special Event

Conference "The Economics of Livable Cities"

Read a summary of the event on the CERGE-EI blog.

Watch video coverage of the whole event: Part 1Part 2


On Monday, 14 March, 2016, CERGE-EI organizes a conference focusing on urban economics in Central European region titled “Economics of Livable Cities”.

Conference speakers:

Program of the conference will be available soon at the conference homepage.

Fill out a short form to register.

Please note, that seats are limited. Therefore we recommend to register early and no later than 10 March, 2016. 

Event is organized by CERGE-EI and Gabriel Ahlfeldt (LSE), in co-operation with the Centre for Central European Architecture (CCEA).

Preliminary Program

9.00-9.30 Registration and coffee

9.30-9.35 Conference welcome

9.35-9.45 Opening Remarks by Gabriel Ahlfeldt (London School of Economics): Urban Economics and current topics and challenges

9.45-12.30 Morning session and Discussion

Giulia Faggio (London School of Economics): Self-employment and Entrepreneurship in Urban and Rural Labour Markets

Jens Südekum (Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf): Adjusting to Globalization - Evidence from Worker-Establishment Matches in Germany

Stephan Heblich (University of Bristol): East Side Story: Historic Pollution and Neighborhood Segregation

12.30-13.45 Lunch

13.45-17.00 Afternoon Session and Discussion

Laurent Gobillon (Paris School of Economics): The Production Function for Housing: Evidence from France

Giacomo Ponzetto (Pompeu Fabra University Barcelona): Urban Networks: Connecting Markets, People and Ideas

15.45-17.00 Panel discussion

All presenters: Current Urban Economics Research: Topics and Challenges