W. Walker Hanlon




Assistant Professor
Department of Economics
9357 Bunche Hall
405 Hilgard Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90095 whanlon@econ.ucla.edu



Published and Forthcoming Papers

Necessity is the Mother of Invention: Input Supplies and Directed Technical Change
Econometrica, January 2015, 83(1), pp. 67-100.
Online Appendix     Data & Replication Files

Do better monitoring institutions increase leadership quality in community organizations? Evidence from Uganda. -- with Guy Grossman
American Journal of Political Science, July 2014, v. 58, pp. 669-686.

Working Papers

Temporary Shocks and Persistent Effects in Urban Economies: Evidence from British Cities after the U.S. Civil War
Subsumes "Industry Connections and the Geographic Location of Economic Activity"
Status: Draft posted March 12, 2015

Agglomeration: A Dynamic Approach (with Antonio Miscio)
Status: New draft posted November 26, presentation mode
Data Appendix

Pollution and Mortality in the 19th Century
Status: New draft posted May 17, presentation mode

Endogenous City Disamenities: Lessons from Industrial Pollution in 19th Century Britain
Status: New draft posted May 7, presentation mode
Data and Replication Files

Killer Cities: Past and Present (with Yuan Tian)
Status: Short paper prepared for the AER Papers & Proceedings, January 2015
Online Appendix     Data & Replication Files