Optimal City Structure

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Faculty Member: 
This project is eligible for remote work.

Proposal Description:

We investigate optimal policies in spatial models such as optimal transportation investment and investment in other infrastructure. We combine the theory with detailed data from the city of Chicago to characterize the optimal investment in space and quantify real-life policies.

Requisite Skills and Qualifications:

Multivariate Calculus and Real Analysis. Basic knowledge of programming languages and statistical software.

  • William Zhu