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Matthew Turner

Professor (status only)
Ph.D. (Brown, 1995)
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Personal website: http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Economics/Faculty/Matthew_Turner/
Research fields: Environmental economics, Urban economics, Political economy

Selected research

  • Gilles Duranton and Matthew Turner, "Urban growth and transportation", Review of Economic Studies 79 (4) (2012), 1407–1440. (Freely available.)
  • Gilles Duranton and Matthew Turner, "The Fundamental Law of Road Congestion: Evidence from the US", American Economic Review 101 (6) (2011), 2616–2652.
  • Martin J. Osborne and Matthew Turner, "Cost benefit analyses versus referenda", Journal of Political Economy 118 (1) (2010), 156–187.
All publications

Honors and awards

  • National Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, 2001-02.
  • Marine Policy and Ocean Management Post-doctoral Fellowship, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1994-95.
  • Abrahmson Award for outstanding thesis research, Brown University, 1994.