Nicolas Gendron-Carrier

Nicolas Gendron-Carrier is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at McGill University. He studies the economics of cities and labour markets. Current projects investigate the scale and nature of productivity spillovers between firms and workers at microgeographic spatial scales, the value of prior work experience in entrepreneurship, and the relationship between public transportation systems and urban air pollution. He received his PhD from the University of Toronto in 2018.

Content by Nicolas Gendron-Carrier
  • Blog post

    Do subways improve urban air quality?

    Data from around the world show that a new subway system can improve air quality in highly polluted cities Air pollution is a major threat to human health and the climate. According to the World Health Organization, 90% of the world’s population is exposed to harmful pollution levels and about seven million people die prematurely each year as a result (WHO 2020)....

    21 Feb 2022 | Matthew Turner, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, Stefano Polloni, Nicolas Gendron-Carrier