J. Vernon Henderson

London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

School Professor of Economic Geography

Houghton Street

London, WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (46)

1.

How Urban Concentration Affects Economic Growth

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
J. Vernon Henderson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Is Urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa Different?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6481
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
J. Vernon Henderson, Adam Storeygard and Mark Roberts
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Tufts University and World Bank
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Population Policies, Emerging Markets, Economic Theory & Research, Environmental Economics & Policies, E-Business

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Geography and Development

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Zmarak Shalizi and J. Vernon Henderson
World Bank - Research Department and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Urbanization and the Geography of Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6877
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
J. Vernon Henderson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, City Development Strategies, Banks & Banking Reform, Urban Housing and Land Settlements, National Urban Development Policies & Strategies

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Determinants of City Growth in Brazil

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3723
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Oct 2005
Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), World Bank and Brown University
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Determinants of City Growth in Brazil

NBER Working Paper No. w11585
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2022
Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), World Bank and Brown University
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Urban and Regional Dynamics in Poland

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Uwe Deichmann and J. Vernon Henderson
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Examining the Growth Patterns of Brazilian Cities

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3724
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Oct 2005
Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), World Bank and Brown University
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50 Years of Urbanization in Africa: Examining the Role of Climate Change

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6925
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
J. Vernon Henderson, Adam Storeygard and Uwe Deichmann
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Tufts University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Science of Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Population Policies, Climate Change Economics, Water Conservation

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Corruption in Indonesia

NBER Working Paper No. w10674
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2022
J. Vernon Henderson and Ari Kuncoro
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Indonesia
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The Costs of Political Manipulation of Factor Markets in China

MIT Center for Real Estate Research Paper No. 6
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2020
J. Vernon Henderson, Dongling Su, Qinghua Zhang and Siqi Zheng
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Boston University, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Students, Peking University - Guanghua School of Management and Samuel Talk Lee Professor of Urban and Real Estate Sustainability, Faculty Director of MIT Center for Real Estate
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The Costs of Political Manipulation of Factor Markets in China

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15247
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 12 Sep 2020
J. Vernon Henderson, Dongling Su, Qinghua Zhang and Siqi Zheng
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Boston University, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Students, Peking University - Guanghua School of Management and Samuel Talk Lee Professor of Urban and Real Estate Sustainability, Faculty Director of MIT Center for Real Estate
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The Effects of Urban Concentration on Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w7503
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2022
J. Vernon Henderson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Industrial Development in Cities

NBER Working Paper No. w4178
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2022
J. Vernon Henderson, Ari Kuncoro and Matthew Turner
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of Indonesia and University of Toronto
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Measuring Economic Growth from Outer Space

NBER Working Paper No. w15199
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2022
J. Vernon Henderson, Adam Storeygard and David N. Weil
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Tufts University and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Urban Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w6008
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2022
Duncan Black and J. Vernon Henderson
University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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How Migration Restrictions Limit Agglomeration and Productivity in China

NBER Working Paper No. w8707
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 10 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2022
Chun-Chung Au and J. Vernon Henderson
Brown University and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Measuring Urban Economic Density

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8678
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2018
J. Vernon Henderson, Dzhamilya Nigmatulina and Sebastian Kriticos
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics
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China's Land Market Auctions: Evidence of Corruption

NBER Working Paper No. w15067
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2022
Hongbin Cai, J. Vernon Henderson and Qinghua Zhang
Peking University - Guanghua School of Management, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Peking University - Guanghua School of Management
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Costs of Air Quality Regulation

NBER Working Paper No. w7308
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2021
Randy A. Becker and J. Vernon Henderson
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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The Dynamics of City Formation

NBER Working Paper No. w13769
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2022
J. Vernon Henderson and Anthony J. Venables
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Oxford
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Effects of Air Quality Regulation

NBER Working Paper No. w5118
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2022
J. Vernon Henderson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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"Sick of Local Government Corruption? Vote Islamic"

NBER Working Paper No. w12110
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 May 2006 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2022
J. Vernon Henderson and Ari Kuncoro
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Indonesia
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The Global Spatial Distribution of Economic Activity: Nature, History, and the Role of Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w22145
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 11 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2022
J. Vernon Henderson, Tim Squires, Adam Storeygard and David N. Weil
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Amazon.com, Tufts University and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Effects of Air Quality Regulation on in Polluting Industries

NBER Working Paper No. w6160
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 02 May 2022
Randy A. Becker and J. Vernon Henderson
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Marshall's Economies

NBER Working Paper No. w7358
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2022
J. Vernon Henderson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Does Investment in National Highways Help or Hurt Hinterland City Growth?

NBER Working Paper No. w24596
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 May 2018 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2022
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Brown University - Department of Economics, Peking University - Guanghua School of Management and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Externalities and Industrial Development

NBER Working Paper No. w4730
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2021
J. Vernon Henderson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Quality-adjusted Population Density

Bravo Working Paper # 2020-025
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 27 Jan 2021
J. Vernon Henderson, Adam Storeygard and David N. Weil
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Tufts University and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Population density, physical geography

Quality-Adjusted Population Density

NBER Working Paper No. w28070
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
J. Vernon Henderson, Adam Storeygard and David N. Weil
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Tufts University and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Exclusionary Policies in Urban Development, How Under-Servicing of Migrant Households Affects the Growth and Composition of Brazilian Cities

NBER Working Paper No. w14136
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2022
Leo Feler and J. Vernon Henderson
Brown University - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Land Quality

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 13 Apr 2022
Brown University - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics, Tufts University and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Land, land quality, population density, physical geography, economic takeoff, economic growth, demographic transition

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The Dynamics of City Formation: Finance and Governance

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Nov 2004
J. Vernon Henderson and Anthony J. Venables
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Oxford
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Urbanization, city size, urban developers, city governance

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Organization of Disaster Aid Delivery: Spending Your Donations

NBER Working Paper No. w17707
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 31 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 21 May 2022
J. Vernon Henderson and Yong Suk Lee
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Volunteerism after the Tsunami: The Effects of Democratization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7410
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Tiago Freire, J. Vernon Henderson and Ari Kuncoro
University of Canberra, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Indonesia
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Parliamentary Government, E-Government, Peri-Urban Communities, Rural Urban Linkages, Social Accountability

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Cities and Development

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 515-540, February 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Feb 2010
J. Vernon Henderson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Urbanization in the Developing World: Too Early or Too Slow?

NBER Working Paper No. w27201
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 May 2020 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2022
J. Vernon Henderson and Matthew Turner
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Brown University - Department of Economics
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The Geography of Development within Countries

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10150
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Klaus Desmet and J. Vernon Henderson
Southern Methodist University (SMU) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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developed countries, developing countries, development, economic geography, growth, space, urban economics

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Colonial Legacies: Shaping African Cities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15327
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 03 Nov 2020
Neeraj Baruah, J. Vernon Henderson and Cong Peng
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Harvard University
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Africa, Colonialism, Persistence, Sprawl, urban planning

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Building the City: Sunk Capital, Sequencing, and Institutional Frictions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11211
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
J. Vernon Henderson, Tanner Regan and Anthony J. Venables
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Oxford
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capital durability, city, housing investment, slum development, urban, urban form, urban growth, urban structure

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The Development of the African System of Cities

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 10, pp. 287-314, 2018
Posted: 07 Sep 2018
J. Vernon Henderson and Sebastian Kriticos
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics

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Why Countries are Fiscally Decentralizing

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 89, 2005
Posted: 14 Jul 2011
Mohammad Arzaghi and J. Vernon Henderson
American University of Sharjah and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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Fiscal decentralization, Federal constitution, National democratization

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Urbanization in Developing Countries

World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 89-112, 2002
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
J. Vernon Henderson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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Where Do Manufacturing Firms Locate Their Headquarters?

Posted: 05 Jan 2005
J. Vernon Henderson and Yukako Ono
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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Headquarters, coordination, location decision, manufacturing

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Spatial Organization of Firms

Posted: 15 Jan 2004
Yukako Ono, Kristin Aarland, James C. Davis and J. Vernon Henderson
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Brown University - Department of Economics, US Census Bureau and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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spatial organization, central administrative offices (CAO), opening and closing of CAOs, outsourcing, evaluation, monitoring

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Political Economy of City Sizes and Formation

Posted: 18 May 2001
J. Vernon Henderson and Randy A. Becker
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies

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Effects of Air Quality Regulations on Polluting Industries

Posted: 27 Mar 2000
Randy A. Becker and J. Vernon Henderson
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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A Theory of Urban Growth

Posted: 24 Mar 1999
Duncan Black and J. Vernon Henderson
University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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On the Pricing Strategy of a Land Developer

Posted: 27 Mar 1998
J. Vernon Henderson and Jacques-Fran├žois Thisse
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)

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