On 5 May 2023 (05:45 - 07:15 CEST), the CEPR Spatial Disparities and Policy RPN held a Panel Session on Place-Based Policy at the 12th European Meeting of the Urban Economics Association at Bocconi University, Milan, Italy.

The Session was chaired by Henry Overman (LSE, CEPR & RPN Steering Committee Member).


• Amrita Kulka, Dennis McWeeny, Rural Physician Shortages and Policy Intervention

Presented by Amrita Kulka (University of Warwick)

Discussed by Jonas Sørensen (Aarhus University )

• Anna Piil Damm, Ahmad Hassani, Jonas Sørensen, Place-Based Policies in Deprived Neighbourhoods: Effects on Crime, Inactivity and Residential Composition

Presented by Jonas Sørensen (Aarhus University )

Discussed by Miren Lafourcade (University Paris-Saclay, PSE & CEPR)

• Manon Garrouste, Miren Lafourcade, Place-Based Policies: Opportunity for Deprived Schools or Zone-and-Shame Effect?

Presented by Miren Lafourcade (University Paris-Saclay, PSE & CEPR) Discussed by Amrita Kulka (University of Warwick)

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Session Chair

Henry Overman

Professor of Economic Geography London School Of Economics And Political Science