Summary of the workshop “City Structure”

On January 20, The Kraks Fond – Institute for Urban Economic Research held a one-day workshop on “City Structure” in Copenhagen, Denmark. The focus was on quantitative methods and analysis of urban area. The workshop brought together academics from leading worldwide universities and provided an opportunity to gain insight into and exchange ideas on the cutting-edge research on various aspects of urban economics.

The workshop took place at Fæstningens Materialgård (the Fortification Depot) with the following keynote speakers:

  • Costas Arkolakis (Yale University)
  • Steve Gibbons (The London School of Economics and Political Science)
  • Diego Puga (CEMFI)
  • Jan Rouwendal (VU University Amsterdam)

Furthermore, the workshop included four paper presentations by:

  • Alex Anas (State University of New York at Buffalo)
  • Federico Curci (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
  • Florian Mayneris (Université catholique de Louvain)
  • Pascal Mossay (Newcastle University)

View the full conference program to get more knowledge of the research presented during the conference.

Kraks Fond – Institute for Urban Economic Research would like to thank everybody for participating and making the workshop valuable and of high academic interest.

For more information about the workshop go to the workshop site.