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Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan’s 2022 Future Of Finance Conference Speaker Profile: Professor Gilles Duranton Chair of Wharton Real Estate Department & Economist

Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan’s 2022 Future Of Finance Conference Speaker Profile: Professor Gilles Duranton Chair of Wharton Real Estate Department & Economist

Education

PhD, London School of Economics, 1997; BSc, HEC, 1991

Recent Consulting

Urban and regional development, transportation, local public finance

Academic Positions Held

Wharton: 2012-present; named Dean’s Chair in Real Estate Professor July 2013; Chair, Real Estate Department 2013-2019; University of Toronto: 2005-2012; London School of Economics: 1996-2005.

Professional Leadership

Former President, Urban Economics Association; Co-editor, Journal of Urban Economics; Editorial board member for several journals; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research; Research fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research; Faculty Affiliate, LSE International Growth Centre; Affiliate, LSE Centre for Economic Performance, Urban and Spatial Programme.

Awards and honors

Fellow of The Regional Science Association (2014); Walter Isard Prize for Scholarly Achievement (Regional Science Association, 2014); Dean’s Excellence Award (University of Toronto) 2012, 2011; In addition, President of the North American Regional Science Council, 2011;  Hewings Prize (Regional Science Association), 2007. Lastly, winner of the August Lösch Prize, 2006; Philip Leverhulme Prize, 2003; European Investment Bank, 2001; Aydalot prize, 1996.

Full Conference Agenda

See our piece on Gilles: Wharton Professor Gilles Duranton, Dean’s Chair in Real Estate : A Profile

Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan’s 2022 Future Of Finance Conference Speaker Profile: Professor Gilles Duranton Chair of Wharton Real Estate Department & Economist