Shannon Sweeney

Cory Yemen

Dissertation Topic/Title: The Urban Productivity Premium: An Occupation Based Approach to Modeling an Agglomerative Force.

 

Advisor: Mike Lahr

 

Previous Degrees: BA, Virginia Tech; MCP, University of Pennsylvania

 

Contact Information

E-mail: cyemen@eden.rutgers.edu

 

Research Interest

Since my introduction to the provocative and contentious Rise of the Creative Class I have been interested in how occupational endowments affect cities’ economic growth and development.  Within this area specifically, I enjoy formalizing the implied mechanics in endogenous growth models.

 

Teaching and TA Experience