Working Papers

“House Prices, Housing Construction, and City Revenues during the Great Depression” (request for revision; updated draft will be posted soon)


“Clean Slate: Land-Use Changes in San Francisco after the 1906 Disaster,” 2017. Explorations in Economic History, 65 (July): 1-16.

“Razing San Francisco: The 1906 Disaster as a Natural Experiment in Urban Redevelopment,” 2015. Journal of Urban Economics, 89 (September): 48-61.

  • Featured on LSE USAPP blog (December 15, 2015)

Work in Progress

“The 1906 San Francisco Disaster and Business Agglomeration in the City”

“Origins and Implications of the 1930s Urban Debt Crisis” (with Samara Gunter)

“The (Golden) Gated City: The Great Fire, the Cost of Zoning, and San Francisco Housing Prices” (with Devin Bunten)

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