Randall Walsh

Department of Economics
University of Pittsburgh
4901 WW Posvar Hall
230 S. Bouquet St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Tel: 412/648-1737
Fax: 412/648-3011

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NBER Program Affiliations: EEE , DAE
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate

NBER Working Papers and Publications

April 2018The Origins of Urban Segregation in the United States
with Allison Shertzer NBER Reporter 2018 number 1
September 2017The External Costs of Transporting Petroleum Products by Pipelines and Rail: Evidence From Shipments of Crude Oil from North Dakota
with Karen Clay, Akshaya Jha, Nicholas Muller: w23852
August 2017Collective Action, White Flight, and the Origins of Formal Segregation Laws
with Werner Troesken: w23691
September 2016Zoning and the Economic Geography of Cities
with Allison Shertzer, Tate Twinam: w22658

Published: Allison Shertzer & Tate Twinam & Randall P. Walsh, 2018. "ZONING AND THE ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY OF CITIES," Journal of Urban Economics, . citation courtesy of

August 2016How Do Voters Matter? Evidence from US Congressional Redistricting
with Daniel B. Jones: w22526

Published: Daniel B. Jones & Randall Walsh, 2017. "How do voters matter? Evidence from US congressional redistricting," Journal of Public Economics, . citation courtesy of

March 2016Racial Sorting and the Emergence of Segregation in American Cities
with Allison Shertzer: w22077
October 2014W.U.I. on Fire: Risk, Salience & Housing Demand
with Shawn J. McCoy: w20644
Foreclosure, Vacancy and Crime
with Lin Cui: w20593

Published: Cui, Lin & Walsh, Randall, 2015. "Foreclosure, vacancy and crime," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 87(C), pages 72-84. citation courtesy of

September 2014Cities and the Environment
with Matthew E. Kahn: w20503
May 2014Race, Ethnicity, and Discriminatory Zoning
with Allison Shertzer, Tate Twinam: w20108


April 2014Promise Scholarship Programs as Place-Making Policy: Evidence from School Enrollment and Housing Prices
with Michael LeGower: w20056

Published: Michael LeGower & Randall Walsh, 2017. "Promise scholarship programs as place-making policy: Evidence from school enrollment and housing prices," Journal of Urban Economics, vol 101, pages 74-89. citation courtesy of

December 2012A Poll Tax by any Other Name: The Political Economy of Disenfranchisement
with Daniel B. Jones, Werner Troesken: w18612
September 2011Smooth Politicians and Paternalistic Voters: A Theory of Large Elections
with Marco Faravelli: w17397
June 2010Segregation and Tiebout Sorting: Investigating the Link between Investments in Public Goods and Neighborhood Tipping
with H. Spencer Banzhaf: w16057

Published: "Segregation and Tiebout Sorting: The Link between Place-Based Investments and Neighborhood Tipping," Journal of Urban Economics 74, 2013, pp. 83-98 (with R.P. Walsh).

March 2009The Effect of Property Taxes on Location Decisions:Evidence From the Market for Vacation Homes
with Erik B. Johnson: w14793
May 2008Who Gentrifies Low-Income Neighborhoods?
with Terra McKinnish, Kirk White: w14036

Published: McKinnish, Terra & Walsh, Randall & Kirk White, T., 2010. "Who gentrifies low-income neighborhoods?," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 67(2), pages 180-193, March. citation courtesy of

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