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Summer School in Urban Economics organized by l'X

Summer School in Urban Economics was jointly organized on June, 14th, by the Urban Economics Association, the Economics Department of École Polytechnique, the Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), and the Chaire de Développement Durable Ecole polytechnique – EDF

The 2017 Edition of theis Summer School was designed for Economics PhD students with an interest in Urban Economics. In addition to those students specialized in Urban Economics, the organizers encourages the participation from PhD students in Labour, Development, Public, Trade and other applied fields who wanted to improve their knowledge in the field. The objective of the School was twofold: to offer an intensive training program for interested PhD students, and to provide them with the opportunity to present and discuss their own ongoing research with leading researchers in the field in a relaxed and open atmosphere.

Speakers delivered lectures in urban and real estate economics (theory and empirics) for about 30 selected students from Europe, North America, and Japan, including students from École polytechnique. The scientific committee was presided by Gilles Duranton, and included Matthew Kahn, Isabelle Méjean, Amine Ouazad, Diego Puga, Kurt Schmidheiny, and Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal.

The summer school was organized by Amine Ouazad, associate professor of economics at École polytechnique, Weronika Leduc, École polytechnique's manager, Lyza Racon, CREST manager, and Sri Srikandan, IT manager.