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

    Searching for customers, finding pollution

    In developing countries, most manufacturing firms are small and located in high-density urban areas, often near congested streets. To study the determinants and implications of this location choice, we collect a novel firm survey and detailed air pollution measurements within Ugandan cities. We find that firms locate on the busiest roads searching for customer visibility,...

    12 Oct 2022 | Vittorio Bassi, Matthew Kahn, Nancy Lozano Gracia, Tommaso Porzio, Jeanne Sorin