Yves Zenou

Course: Undergraduate Urban Economics

Cours 1: The Spatial Organization of Cities

Document 1: Alain Bertaud [PDF] Slides [PDF]

Document 2: Gilles Duranton [PDF]

Document 2a : Duranton and Puga, Urban Studies (2000) [PDF]

Cours 2: Suburbanization

Document 3: Suburbanization [PDF]

Document 4: “What is a City?” (Yves Zenou ) [PDF]

Basic Econometrics [PDF]


Cours 3: The Rank-Size Rule


Document 5: Cours Rank-size rule [PDF]

Document 6: Theories : Paul Krugman [PDF]

Exercises Document 7 : Exercise Rank Size Rule [PDF]

Document 7a: Articles Alperovitch [PDF]

Answers Exercise Rank Size Rule [PDF]

Cours 4: A Non-Technical Presentation of Land Use Theory

Document 8: Cours [PDF]

Document 8a: Questions [PDF]

Document 8b: Réponses [PDF]

Cours 5: Urban ghettos and spatial mismatch

Differences entre corrélation et causalité [PDF]

Document 9: Yves Zenou: Les inégalités dans les villes [PDF]

Document 10: Laurent Gobillon, Harris Selod et Yves Zenou: Urban ghettos and spatial mismatch [PDF]

Spatial mismatch in the US: Mechanisms and Empirical implications [PDF

Spatial mismatch en France [PDF

 Spatial mismatch in Sweden and some policy implications [PDF

Politique de la ville et zones franches urbaines [PDF

Document 11a: Questions [PDF]

Answers [PDF]

Examen Dec 2013 [PDF] Answers [PDF]

Examen Dec 2014 [PDF]

Examen Juin 2015 [PDF] Answers [PDF]

Leading Research Environment

IFN at the top


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The Research Institute of Industrial Economics, IFN, is a private and independent foundation devoted to pursuing highly relevant research for trade and industry.

The researchers at IFN are united in their belief that economic methods offer a powerful tool for understanding society.

The main research programs are:

  1. economics of entrepreneurship
  2. globalization and corporate restructuring
  3. economics of the service sector
  4. economics of the electricity markets
  5. economics of institutions and culture.

Global Award

Research on entrepreneurship




The Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is the foremost global award for research on entrepreneurship.This Prize is awarded annually with a prize sum of EUR 100,000.

IFN in cooperation with Entreprenörskapsforum and Vinnova are the principals of the award, in cooperation with the donor, Stockholms Köpmansklubb.

Professor Philippe Aghion, Collège de France, is the winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2016. He will receive the award at a ceremony on May 10, 2016, in Stockholm.

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