Nick Tsivanidis (IDE ‘10) has been invited by the Economic Department to present his work on The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Urban Transit Networks: Evidence from Bogotá’s TransMilenio as part of this year’s junior faculty recruitment. He will give his talk
on January 18 at noon in the Tobin Lounge.
Nick is an Economics PhD student at University of Chicago Booth School of Business. His research centers around understanding the process of urbanization in developing countries, and in the macroeconomics of development broadly defined. His (job market) paper, assess the aggregate and distributional effects of urban transit networks through the lens of the construction of the world’s most used Bus Rapid Transit system in Bogotá, Colombia.
We are proud to welcome Nick back to campus and wish him every success.