Matthew Easton

Matthew Easton is a PhD candidate in economics at Columbia University. His current research interests are primarily in the fields of urban and spatial economics. In particular, he is studying urban growth and decay in the U.S. and France, and also is working on understanding how networks of cities can grow and succeed in developed and developing countries. Prior to beginning graduate work at Columbia in 2019, he graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 2016 and then worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.