Assistant Professor in the Haas School of Business and the Department of Economics at the University of California at Berkeley
Nick Tsivanidis an Assistant Professor in the Haas School of Business and the Department of Economics at the University of California at Berkeley. He is also Co-Director of the Cities Research Programme at the International Growth Centre (IGC).
He is an applied economist with primary research interests in urban and regional economics, development economics, and applied macroeconomics. His research centers on connecting theory with empirics that combine new sources of granular data with natural experiments to learn about the process of urbanization in developing countries.
Recent work by Nick Tsivanidis
Contract labour and firm growth in India
Legal constraints to firm growth incentivise large firms to find loopholes by hiring contract labour
Cities in the developing world
Should development economists focus more on analysis of cities?
Audio : Infrastructure & Urbanisation
The equitable benefits of Colombia’s bus rapid transit system
Investments in bus rapid transit systems can lead to large returns that benefit the high-skilled more than we might expect
Articles : Infrastructure & Urbanisation