Gilles Duranton

The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
3620 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tel: 215/898-2859

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NBER Program Affiliations: ITI , PE
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania

NBER Working Papers and Publications

May 2020Transportation Infrastructure in the US
with Geetika Nagpal, Matthew Turner: w27254
The Economics of Urban Density
with Diego Puga: w27215

Published: Gilles Duranton & Diego Puga, 2020. "The Economics of Urban Density," Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol 34(3), pages 3-26.

Comment on What’s Driving Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Transport Sector?
in The Role of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Economic Growth, Aaron Chatterji, Josh Lerner, Scott Stern, and Michael J. Andrews, editors
March 2020Transportation Infrastructure in the US
with Geetika Nagpal, Matthew A. Turner
in Economics of Infrastructure Investment, Edward L. Glaeser and James M. Poterba, editors
December 2019Urban Growth and its Aggregate Implications
with Diego Puga: w26591
November 2019Delineating Urban Areas Using Building Density
with Marie-Pierre de Bellefon, Pierre-Philippe Combes, Laurent Gobillon, Clément Gorin: w26482

Published: Marie-Pierre de Bellefon & Pierre-Philippe Combes & Gilles Duranton & Laurent Gobillon & Clément Gorin, 2019. "Delineating urban areas using building density," Journal of Urban Economics, .

November 2018Mobility and Congestion in Urban India
with Prottoy A. Akbar, Victor Couture, Adam Storeygard: w25218
April 2018Place-Based Policies for Development
with Anthony J. Venables: w24562
August 2015The Logic of Agglomeration
with William R. Kerr: w21452
February 2010Estimating Agglomeration Economies with History, Geology, and Worker Effects
with Pierre-Philippe Combes, Laurent Gobillon, Sébastien Roux
in Agglomeration Economics, Edward L. Glaeser, editor
September 2009The Fundamental Law of Road Congestion: Evidence from US cities
with Matthew A. Turner: w15376

Published: Gilles Duranton & Matthew A. Turner, 2011. "The Fundamental Law of Road Congestion: Evidence from US Cities," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 101(6), pages 2616-52, October. citation courtesy of

August 2002From Sectoral to Functional Urban Specialization
with Diego Puga: w9112

Published: Duranton, Gilles and Diego Puga. "From Sectoral To Functional Urban Specialisation," Journal of Urban Economics, 2005, v57(2,Mar), 343-370. citation courtesy of

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