Nicholas Swanson

Nicholas is a PhD Student at UC Berkeley.

Content by Nicholas Swanson
  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Urban density, trust, and knowledge sharing in Lusaka, Zambia

    15 May 2017 | Nava Ashraf, Calvin Chiu, Alexia Delfino, Edward Glaeser, Nicholas Swanson

  • Blog post

    Urban density, trust, and knowledge sharing in Lusaka

    A recent IGC study looks at the relationship between urban density, in the context of Lusaka, trust and knowledge sharing among small-scale  manufacturing firms. Zambia’s urban population is set to reach 12 million by 2030 – double its urban population as of 2015. Economic theory suggests that urban density can facilitate economic growth through agglomeration...

    31 Jan 2017 | Alexia Delfino, Nicholas Swanson