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Patrick Bayer, Professor of Economics and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center

Patrick Bayer

Bayer's research focuses on wide range of subjects including racial inequality and segregation, social interactions, housing markets, education, and crime. He has received numerous grants from the National Science Foundation, Social Science and Humanities Council of Canada, and the US Department of Education. His most recent work has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Environmental Economics, and American Economics Association P&P. He is currently working on projects that explore housing price dynamics, racial discrimination in home sales, dynamic equilibrium in a national system of cities, the microdynamics of neighborhood discrimination, and the impact of the racial composition of juries on criminal trial outcomes.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  228D Social Sciences, Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-1800
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:  http://econ.duke.edu/people/bayer

Teaching (Fall 2017):

  • ECON 901.01, APPLIED MICROECONOMICS WKSHP Synopsis
    Social Sciences 111, Tu 03:05 PM-05:45 PM
Teaching (Spring 2018):

  • ECON 881.34, TOPICS IN APPLIED MICROECON Synopsis
    Social Sciences 311, MW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • ECON 881.35, TOPICS IN APPLIED MICROECON Synopsis
    Social Sciences 311, MW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • ECON 901.01, APPLIED MICROECONOMICS WKSHP Synopsis
    Social Sciences 111, Tu 03:05 PM-05:45 PM
Office Hours:

by appointment
Education:

Ph.D.Stanford University1999
B.A.Princeton University1994
Specialties:

Urban and Real Estate Economics
Economics of Education
Industrial Organization
Labor Economics / Economics of the Household
Research Interests: urban economics, public economics, economics of education, economics of crime

Bayer's research focuses on wide range of subjects including racial inequality and segregation, social interactions, housing markets, education, and crime. He has received numerous grants from the National Science Foundation, Social Science and Humanities Council of Canada, and the US Department of Education. His most recent work has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Environmental Economics, and American Economics Association P&P. He is currently working on projects that explore housing price dynamics, racial discrimination in home sales, dynamic equilibrium in a national system of cities, the microdynamics of neighborhood discrimination, and the impact of the racial composition of juries on criminal trial outcomes.

Areas of Interest:

Residential Sorting
Neighborhood and Peer Effects
Education Demand
School Competition
Housing Markets
Racial Discrimination

Keywords:

crime • Discrimination • discrimination education • Education • house proce dynamics • Housing • housing markets • Jury • Labor • migration • mortgage crisis • neighborhood effects • peer effects • Public • Race • school choice • school competition • Segregation • Social Interactions • Urban • urban economics • urban sprawl • Verdicts

Curriculum Vitae  Bio
Current Ph.D. Students  

  • Alvin Murphy  
  • Erika Martinez  
  • Marcus Casey  
  • Elliot Anenberg  
  • Randi Hjalmarsson  
  • Mainak Sarkar  
  • Ulrich Wagner  
  • Kyle Mangum  
  • Aurel Hizmo  
Postdocs Mentored

  • Marcus Casey (2009)  
Working Papers   (More Publications)

  1. Patrick Bayer and Robert McMillan, Racial Sorting and Neighborhood Quality, NBER Working Paper no. 11813 (December, 2005) [html]
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Bayer, P; Casey, M; Ferreira, F; McMillan, R, Racial and ethnic price differentials in the housing market, Journal of Urban Economics, vol. 102 (November, 2017), pp. 91-105 [doi]
  2. Bayer, P; Ferreira, F; Ross, SL, The Vulnerability of Minority Homeowners in the Housing Boom and Bust: Corrigendum, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, vol. 9 no. 1 (February, 2017), pp. 344-345 [doi]
  3. Arcidiacono, P; Bayer, P; Blevins, JR; Ellickson, PB, Estimation of Dynamic Discrete Choice Models in Continuous Time with an Application to Retail Competition, Review of Economic Studies, vol. 83 no. 3 (July, 2016), pp. 889-931 [doi]
  4. Anwar, S; Bayer, P; Hjalmarsson, R, A Jury of Her Peers: The Impact of the First Female Jurors on Criminal Convictions, Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) no. 205 (February, 2016), pp. 49 pages  [abs]
  5. Bayer, PJ; Mangum, K; Roberts, JW; Bayer, PJ; Mangum, K; Roberts, JW, Speculative Fever: Investor Contagion in the Housing BubbleSpeculative Fever: Investor Contagion in the Housing Bubble, Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper no. 211 (February, 2016), pp. 51 pages  [abs]


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