David Albouy

David Albouy is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Center for Business and Public Policy. Professor Albouy earned his B.A. in Economics and History & Philosophy from McGill University, M.A. in Economics from Yale University, and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Berkley.

His research is concentrated in the fields of urban and public economics.

Representative Publications

Albouy, David. “What are Cities Worth? Land Rents, Local Productivity, and the Total Value of Amenities.” Review of Economics and Statistics 98.3 (2016): 477-487.

Albouy, David, and Andrew Hanson. “Are Houses Too Big or in the Wrong Place? Taxes Benefits to Housing and Inefficiencies in Location and Consumption.” Tax Policy and the Economy 28.1 (2014): 63-96.

Albouy, David Y. “The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation: Comment.” The American Economic Review 102.6 (2012): 3059-3076.

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