University of Michigan Gateway Ford School

Working Papers

The CLOSUP Working Paper Series is targeted toward academic audiences and informed policymakers and includes research papers that are complete and ready for public presentation. Any topic relevant to local, state, and/or urban policy issues is eligible for inclusion.

This Working Paper Series will be presented in a searchable database soon. Meanwhile, the first entries in the series are presented below.


Are Big Cities Really Bad Places to Live? Improving Quality-of-Life Estimates across Cities
David Albouy


The Effect of Gun Shows on Gun-Related Deaths: Evidence from California and Texas
Brian Jacob, Mark Duggan, and Randi Hjalmarsson

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