Associate Professor of Economics, Tufts University
Adam Storeygard is an Associate Professor of Economics at Tufts University, with research interests in development and urban economics, and particularly in urbanisation, transportation, and the economic geography of sub-Saharan Africa. Much of his work uses geographic data, including satellite data. His research has appeared in journals including the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Review of Economic Studies, and Nature. He serves as a co-Editor of Regional Science and Urban Economics, and has worked as a consultant to the World Bank on many projects. A graduate of Harvard and Cambridge, he received a PhD from Brown University in 2012.
Recent work by Adam Storeygard
Variation in transportation performance is driven by uncongested mobility due to everyday road obstructions, not conventional traffic congestion
Satellite data are increasingly used to measure developing economies in areas including urban land use, agriculture and the environment
The dynamic interplay of geography, technology, economic growth, and history has changed the way population is distributed