Jeanne Sorin

Jeanne Sorin is a third year PhD student in Economics at the University of Chicago and a DRW PhD Fellow at EPIC.

Her research interests are at the intersection of environmental, development, history and urban/spatial economics.

Content by Jeanne Sorin
  • Publication - Working Paper

    Pollution in Ugandan cities: Do managers avoid it or adapt in place?

    Developing countries suffer from rising urban pollution levels, with associated negative effects on health and worker productivity. We study how managers in developing country cities cope with the polluted environment. We collect high resolution pollution measurements within Ugandan cities and match these with a novel firm survey. We find that firms locate in close...

    3 Aug 2021 | Vittorio Bassi, Matthew Kahn, Tommaso Porzio, Nancy Lozano Gracia, Jeanne Sorin