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David Yves Albouy


Research Interests

David's research examines how federal tax burdens and spending, and public goods are distributed geographically, as well as local differences in pay, productivity, housing costs, and quality of life.


History, Philosophy, and Economics, B.A. , McGill University
Economics, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Economics, M.A., Yale University

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, Economics

Recent Publications

Albouy, D., & Shin, M. (2022). A statistical learning approach to land valuation: Optimizing the use of external information. Journal of Housing Economics, 58, Article 101873.

Albouy, D., & Kim, H. (2022). The Value of Rural and Urban Public Infrastructure. Economic Development Quarterly, 36(3), 177-192.

Albouy, D., Cho, H., & Shappo, M. (2021). Immigration and the pursuit of amenities. Journal of Regional Science, 61(1), 5-29.

Albouy, D., Christensen, P., & Sarmiento-Barbieri, I. (2020). Unlocking amenities: Estimating public good complementarity. Journal of Public Economics, 182, Article 104110.

Albouy, D., & Stuart, B. A. (2020). Urban Population and Amenities: The Neoclassical Model of Location. International Economic Review, 61(1), 127-158.,

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