IIES/SNS International Policy Talks: Esteban Rossi-Hansberg on Job Polarization and Geographical Redistribution

Webinarium Fri 29 January 2021
time and place

Friday 29 January 2021, 15:00–16:00

Welcome to a webinar where Professor Esteban Rossi-Hansberg at Princeton University will present his research on firm location and cognitive hubs.

Over the last decades, high-wage, cognitive non-routine occupations, such as doctors, lawyers, and computer scientists, have concentrated to larger cities. This development has not always benefited workers in other occupations, living outside the cities. How can an economic policy be designed to re-allocate occupations, so that welfare is improved for all workers?

Kerstin Enflo, Professor of Economic History at Lund University, will comment. More speakers may be announced.


Kerstin Enflo, Professor of Economic History at Lund University

Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Professor of Economics at Princeton University

The webinar will be led by Louise Lorentzon, Research Director at SNS.


The meeting will be conducted as a webinar in Zoom. The meeting is free of charge and open to everyone.

You can register by clicking on “Register here” above. You will receive an e-mail with a link to the webinar 1-2 hours before the meeting.

Participants can ask questions during the meeting, through the function “Raise Hand”, or in writing, through “Q&A”.

Warmly welcome!