Research Papers

Effects of Land Fragmentation and Land Market Frictions


Media Coverage: Heller-Hurwicz Institute

Effects of Zoning Regulations and Racial Covenants on Housing Markets and Segregation

[First Draft (April, 2022) PDF]       [SSRN] [MAPC parcel-level zoning data]    

Media Coverage: The Bloomberg News 1, The Bloomberg News 2, Forbes, Brookings Institute, GWU Regulation Digest, Science Vs. 

[SSRN] [Mapping Prejudice data]

Media Coverage: Wall Street Journal, PBS, Philadelphia Inquirer, InequaliTalks Podcast, Richmond Fed Economic Brief, Heller-Hurwicz Institute, University of Toronto School of Cities

This paper subsumes the paper "Long Shadow of Racial Discrimination History: Evidence from Housing Covenants from Minneapolis", with William Speagle & Kevin Ehrman-Solberg 

Awarded Russell Sage Foundation and Gates Foundation Pipeline Grant

Media Coverage: Chicago Booth Review

Teacher Labor Markets and Student Outcomes

[SSRN] [Upjohn Institute Working Paper]

Policy Publications

[Research Report Link]         [Companion Federal Reseve Bank of Boston Working Paper No. 22-10]

[Article Link]  Reprinted in, September 20, 2022 [] and Amar Ujala (Hindi), September 16, 2022 [Amar Ujala]