We are happy to announce that Richard Ericson (former EERC director, East Carolina University) is to visit CMSSE September 30 to October 2. As part of his visit, R.Ericson will host a discussion on Russian market economy that everyone is welcome to join in on (date&place: 123, Naberezhnya Kanala Griboedova, October 1, 18:00).
We are happy to have Kiminori Matsuyama (Northwestern University) at our Center from Sept 16 to Oct 01. During his stay, Kiminori will present his new paper "Reconsidering the Market Size Effect in Innovation and Growth" (joint with Mathieu Parenti, ULB, and Hélène Latzer, Sorbonne) at the Saint Petersburg seminar in economic theory, econometrics, and mathematical economics.
Date & Time: September, 26, 18:00.
Venue: Institute of Mathematics, Russian Academy of Science, the Marble Hall.
Center for Market Studies and Spatial Economics invites young researchers with a Ph.D. (or a candidate of sciences degree) to apply for the position of Research Fellow.
Applications are accepted until February 15th, 2019.
The paper by David Albouy, Kristian Behrens, Frédéric Robert-Nicoud, and Nathan Seegert "The optimal distribution of population across cities" has been accepted for publication at the Journal or Urban Economics.
The paper "What Can Be Learned from Spatial Economics" by CMSSE chief research fellow Jacques-Francois Thisse (co-authoured with Stef Proost, KU Leuven) has been accepted for publication at the Journal of Economic Literature.
The paper "Trade in Tasks and the Organization of Firms" by CMSSE leading research fellow Alexander Tarasov, co-authored with Dalia Marin (University of Munich) and Jan Schymik (University of Munich), has been accepted for publication at the European Economic Review.
The paper "Industry location and wages: The role of market size and accessibility in trading networks" by the Academic advisor of CMSSE Kristian Behrens, co-authored with Javier Barbero and José Zofio, has been accepted for publication at the "Regional Science and Urban Economics" journal.
The paper by CMSSE leading research fellow Hans Koster "Empty homes, longer commutes: The unintended consequences of morerestrictive local planning", co-authored with Paul Cheshire and Christian A.L. Hilber has been accepted for publication at the Journal of Public Economics.
The paper "Product Differentiation, Competitive Toughness, and Intertemporal Substitution" by CMSSE research fellow Vera Ivanova and leading reasearch fellow Philip Ushchev has been accepted for publication at the Scandinavian Journal of Economics.
The paper “The World in not yet Flat: Transport costs matter!” by the academic advisor of CMSSE Kristian Behrens co-authored with W. Mark Brown и Théophile Bougna is forthcoming in Review of Economics and Statistics.