Simon Franklin holds a PhD from the University of Oxford and joins QMUL as Lecturer in Economics from the London School of Economics. His research interests include development, labour, and urban economics, with a geographic focus on African cities. He has past and ongoing work on the economics of public housing, the effects of urban redevelopment policies, and spatial frictions in urban labour markets.
- Labonne J., Franklin S. (2019) "Economic Shocks and Labour Market Flexibility", Journal of Human Resources
- Franklin S. (2018) "Location, Search Costs and Youth Unemployment: Experimental Evidence from Transport Subsidies", Economic Journal