This blog is written by an economist who crunches house price data, mortgage data, school quality data, teaches grad students, and travels across cities: vibrant and multicultural Singapore, old and sprawling London, monocentric and touristic Paris, diverse Casablanca, and vertical New York.
Follow the links for some exciting accounts of the urban research that I do:
- The Atlantic’s CityLab, The Housing Bubble Also Left Our Neighborhoods More Segregated.
- The Atlantic’s CityLab, How Real-Estate Brokers Can Profit From Racial Tipping Points.
- Blockbusting: Brokers and the Dynamics of Segregation, Journal of Economic Theory, May 2015.
- Credit Standards and Segregation, revise and resubmit at the Review of Economics and Statistics.
- INSEAD Knowledge’s Is Urban Harmony Bad for Business?
And my personal website is here, at http://www.ouazad.com .