Urban Economics, labor economics, political economy, and economic history

Stephan Heblich is a reader (associate professor) in economics at the University of Bristol. He is an applied microeconomist with interests in urban economics, labor economics, political economy, and economic history. In his research, he looks at spatial disparities in the distribution of human capital, innovative activities and entrepreneurship that explain differences in regional economic development. He has published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Economic Geography, and Journal of Urban Economics, among others.

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INET gathered hundreds of new economic thinkers in Edinburgh to discuss the past, present, and future of the economics profession.