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PhD Student Presentation: Rui Yu (Urban Economics)

  • Steinberg-Dietrich Hall, Room 105 3620 Locust Walk Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States (map)

"Local Political Economy of Housing"

ABSTRACT: Politics adversely affects economic outcomes through two channels: bad policies and bad institutions. But can bad institutions improve growth? I examine this in the context of local housing supply regulations that are believed to cost U.S. output growth...