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Session outline

  • The making of the modern metropolis: evidence from London. Stephan Heblich (University of Toronto), Stephen Redding (Princeton University, NBER and CEPR) and Daniel Sturm (London School of Economics and CEPR)

Session Chair: Jamil Nur (University of Cambridge)


Bios of speakers, discussant and chair:



Stephen Redding

is Harold T. Shapiro 1964 Professor in Economics in the Economics Department and the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and Director of the International Trade and Investment (ITI) Program of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)




Jamil Nur

is a post-doctoral fellow at the Martin Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies at the University of Cambridge