Jordan Rappaport

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Economist

1 Memorial Dr.

Kansas City, MO 64198

United States

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Why Do the Poor Live in Cities?

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1891
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 09 Aug 2000
Edward L. Glaeser, Matthew E. Kahn and Jordan Rappaport
Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Southern California and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Why Do the Poor Live in Cities?

NBER Working Paper No. w7636
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 May 2000 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2013
Edward L. Glaeser, Matthew E. Kahn and Jordan Rappaport
Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Southern California and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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How Does Openness to Capital Flows Affect Growth?

FRB of Kansas City Research Working Paper No. 00-11
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Jun 2001
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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General Aggregative Models, Economic Growth of Open Economies, One, Two, and Multi-Sector Growth in Models

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Local Growth Empirics

CID Working Paper No. 23
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 13 Nov 2001
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Economic Growth, Factor Mobility, Migration, Compensating Differentials, Geography, Local Government

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Moving to Nice Weather

FRB of Kansas City Working Paper No. 03-07
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 May 2004
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Economic Growth, Population Density, Migration, Quality of Life

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Is the Speed of Convergence Constant?

FRB of Kansas City Research Working Paper No. 00-10
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Jun 2001
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Economic Growth, Income Convergence, Cross-Country Growth Empirics

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Millennials, Baby Boomers, and Rebounding Multifamily Home Construction

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Working Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 Jul 2015
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Housing Demand, Residential Construction, Baby Boom, Millennials

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Moving to High Quality of Life

FRB of Kansas City Working Paper No. 07-02
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Apr 2007
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Migration, consumption amenities, quality of life, productivity, urban agglomeration

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How Does Labor Mobility Affect Income Convergence?

FRB of Kansas City Working Paper No. 99-12
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Feb 2000
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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How Does Labor Mobility Affect Income Convergence?

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 567-581, March 2005
Posted: 12 Apr 2005
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

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Economic Growth, Income Convergence, Factor Mobility, Migration

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A Bottleneck Capital Model of Development

FRB of Kansas City Working Paper No. 01-10
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 May 2004
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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General Aggregative Models, One, Two, Multisector Growth Models

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Why are Population Flows so Persistent?

FRB of Kansas City Working Paper No. 99-13
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Feb 2000
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Why Are Population Flows So Persistent?

Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 56, No. 3, pp. 554-580, March 2004
Posted: 14 Apr 2005
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

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The Settlement of the United States, 1800 to 2000: The Long Transition Towards Gibrat's Law

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Working Paper No. RWP 13-02
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2015
Klaus Desmet and Jordan Rappaport
Southern Methodist University (SMU) and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Gibrats Law, Zipfs Law, Local Growth, Convegence, Divergence

The Settlement of the United States, 1800 to 2000: The Long Transition Towards Gibrat's Law

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9353
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Klaus Desmet and Jordan Rappaport
Southern Methodist University (SMU) and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Gibrat's law, growth across space, long-term development, settlement of US, spatial distribution of population

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"A Simple Model of City Crowdedness"

FRB of Kansas City Working Paper No. RWP 04-12
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Jan 2005
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Population density, productivity, quality-of-life, compensating differentials, economic growth

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Productivity, Congested Commuting, and Metro Size

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Working Paper No. RWP 16-03
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 04 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2016
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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City Size, Commuting, Congestion, Land Use, Time Use, Self-Driving Cars

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The Demographic Transition from Single-Family to Multifamily Housing

Economic Review, 4th Quarter 2013
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Jan 2014
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Housing Demand, Residential Construction, Demographics, Baby Boom

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Monocentric City Redux

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Working Paper No. 14-09
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Nov 2014
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Urban Land Use, Commuting, Leisure, Value of Time

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Consumption Amenities and City Crowdedness

FRB of Kansas City Working Paper No. 06-10
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Aug 2006
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Population Density, Consumption Amenities, Quality of Life, Productivity, Urban Agglomeration

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A Productivity Model of City Crowdedness

FRB of Kansas City Working Paper No. 06-06
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Jun 2006
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Population Density, Productivity, Urban Agglomeration

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Extremist Funding, Centrist Voters, and Candidate Divergence

Santa Fe Institute Working Paper No. 97-06-059
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Jul 2001
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Spatial Voting Models, Campaign Contributions, Candidate Divergence, Computational Models

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A Quantitative System of Monocentric Metros

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Working Paper No. 14-03
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2015
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Monocentric City, Urban Systems, Commuting Congestion, Value of Time

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Crowdedness, Centralized Employment, and Multifamily Home Construction

Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Apr 2017
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Home Construction, Centralized Employment, Urban Amenities

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How Centralized is U.S. Metropolitan Employment?

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Working Paper No. RWP 17-16
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Dec 2017
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Syracuse University, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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central business districts, employment density, metropolitan land use

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The Faster Growth of Larger, Less Crowded Locations

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Economic Review (2018)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jan 2019
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Local Growth, Population, Density

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The Increasing Importance of Quality of Life

Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 9, Issue 6, pp. 779-804, 2009
Posted: 02 Nov 2009
Jordan Rappaport
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

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migration, consumption amenities, quality of life, productivity, urban agglomeration

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The United States as a Coastal Nation

Journal of Economic Growth, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 5-46, March 2003
Posted: 27 May 2003
Jordan Rappaport and Jeffrey D. Sachs
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and Columbia University - Columbia Earth Institute

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Economic Growth, Population Density, Productivity, Quality of Life