Janet E. Kohlhase

Selected Publications and Working Papers

                   Urban Economics, Regional Economics, Environmental Economics



Publications


“Empirical Polycentricity: The Complex Relationship Between Employment Centers,” (with Steven Craig and Adam Perdue), Journal of Regional Science, forthcoming 2015.   (abstract)  

“Entrepreneurship and Economic Development: the Relative Attraction of Employment Centers by Firm Size,” (with Steven Craig and Adam Perdue), International Journal of Global Environmental Issues, vol. 13, June 2014, pp.281-93.   (abstract)  

"The New Urban World 2050: Perspectives, Prospects and Problems,” Regional Science Policy and Practice, vol. 6(2), June 2013.   (abstract)   ( Paper--offsite link, restricted access)

"Editor’s Introduction to: A Scholarly Tribute to the 50th Anniversary of the Western Regional Science Association," The Annals of Regional Science, vol. 48(2), 2012, pp. 359-362.  (Paper)
      Link to my entire edited volume "A Scholarly Tribute to the 50th Anniversary of the Western Regional Science Association," The Annals of Regional Science, vol. 48(2), 2012,pp. 359-639.
      Enter volume number (48) and issue number (2) in the search box.

"The Effect of Urbanization on Labor Turnover," with Miles Finney, Journal of Regional Science, vol. 48(2), May 2008, pp. 311-328.    ( Abstract)   (Paper)

"Firm Location in a Polycentric City: the Effects of Taxes and Agglomeration Economies on Location Decisions," with Xiahong Ju, Environment and Planning C, vol. 25(5), 2007, pp.671-691.    ( Abstract)   ( Paper)

"Cities, Regions and the Decline in Transport Costs," with Edward L. Glaeser, Papers of the Regional Science Association, vol. 83, Jan. 2004, pp. 197-228.    ( Paper)    (NBER WP W9886.)

"Quality of Life and Comparative Risk in Houston," with Sabrina Strawn and John Wilson, Urban Ecosystems, vol. 3, July 1999, pp. 113-129.  ( Paper)

"Houston Environment," with others, Report of the Science Panel Houston Environmental Foresight Program , Houston Advanced Research Center, 1996.

"The Impact of Toxic Waste Sites on Housing Values," Journal of Urban Economics, vol. 30, July 1991, pp. 1-26.   ( Paper)

"Chaos Theory and Microeconomics: An Application to Model Specification and Hedonic Estimation," with Steven Craig and David Papell, Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 73, May 1991, pp. 208-215.   ( Paper)

"General Equilibrium of Spatial Product and Labor Markets," with Hiroshi Ohta, Journal of Regional Science, vol. 29, November 1989, pp. 537-553.   ( Paper)

"The Earnings of Soviet Workers: Evidence from the Soviet Interview Project," with Paul Gregory, Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 70, Feb. 1988, pp. 23-35.  ( Paper)

"Labor Supply and Housing Demand for One- and Two- Earner Households," Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 68, Feb. 1986, pp. 48-57.   ( Paper)


Working Papers


"The Effect of Urbanization on the Technology of Governance," with Steven Craig and Edward Hoang, Jan. 2015    ( Paper)

"Labor Force Diversity and the Survival and Growth of New Firms," with Mikaela Backman, Dec. 2014    ( Paper) (earlier version available from S-WoPEc.)

"Why Do Big Cities Redistribute Income Out of Own Source Revenue?" with Steven Craig, Andrew Austin, Stefanie Botello, Dec. 2014.    ( Paper)

"The Impact of the Internet on Urban Vitality: Does Closeness in Cyber-Space Substitute for Urban Space?" with Steven Craig and Edward Hoang, Oct. 2014    ( Paper)

"Spatial Mismatch and Urban Labor Markets in the United States: Evidence for Blacks, Immigrants and Hispanics," with Jia-Huey Lin, Dec. 2009    ( Paper)








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