Brown Eonomics Department Matthew Turner
Department of Economics
Box B
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
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Matthew Turner is a Professor of Economics at Brown University. He regularly teaches courses in urban and environmental economics, and occasionally, microeconomic theory. He is broadly interested in environmental and urban policy and his recent research focuses on the economics of land use and transportation. Current projects investigate the relationship between Bus Rapis Transit systems and urban air pollution, the determinants of global particulate exposure, and the effect of sewer and water service on urban development. Professor Turner holds a Ph.D. in economics from Brown University, is a past Co-Editor of the Journal of Urban Economics and is the current President of the Urban Economics Assoiation. His research appears in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Review of Economic Studies and Econometrica, and is regularly featured in the popular press.

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