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

Recent Publications

Albouy, D. Y., Chernoff, A., Lutz, C., & Warman, C. (2019). Local labor markets in Canada and the United States. Journal of Labor Economics, 37(S2), S533-S594. https://doi.org/10.1086/703579

Albouy, D. Y., Behrens, K., Robert-Nicoud, F., & Seegert, N. (2019). The optimal distribution of population across cities. Journal of Urban Economics, 110, 102-113. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jue.2018.08.004

Albouy, D. Y., & Ehrlich, G. (2018). Housing productivity and the social cost of land-use restrictions. Journal of Urban Economics, 107, 101-120. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jue.2018.06.002

Albouy, D., Ehrlich, G., & Shin, M. (2018). Metropolitan land values. Review of Economics and Statistics, 454-466. https://doi.org/10.1162/rest_a_00710

Albouy, D. Y. (2016). What are cities Worth? Land rents, local productivity, and the total value of amenities. Review of Economics and Statistics, 98(3), 477-487. https://doi.org/10.1162/REST_a_00550

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