School of Economics and Finance

Simon Franklin

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Lecturer

Email: s.franklin@qmul.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 20 7882 6817
Room Number: GC418
Website: www.simonfranklin.co

Profile

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.

Research

Publications

  • 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