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The London School of Economics and Political Science


The London School of Economics and Political Science
Lecturer in Urban Economics and Land Development

Experience Keywords

accessibility; building design quality; cultural and media geography; economic geography; economic history; empirical research; new economic geography; new urban economics; spatial economics

Research Summary

Dr Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Dipl. Vw. [MSc (Econ) equivalent, Free University Berlin] and Dr. rer. pol. (University of Hamburg), is a Lecturer in Urban Economics and Land Development. He joined the department of Geography and Environment in 2009.

His quantitative research covers the fields of applied urban and regional economics. He is interested in the spatial dimension of the urban and regional distribution of economic activity, and the spatial interaction between economic agents at various geographic levels. Much of his recent research focuses on the external effects of the built environment and the economic impact of accessibility, both in contemporary and historical perspective.

Research Countries

Europe; Germany


French [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]; German [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; Portuguese [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Basic]; Spanish [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]

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