Economic Development Quarterly (EDQ) is seeking research manuscript proposals on the impact of housing affordability on economic development and regional labor markets. Authors of the selected proposals will be invited to share their complete research findings at a two-day conference hosted by the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and The Metropolitan Center, Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs, Florida International University (FIU) in February 2020. In addition, the presented manuscripts will be eligible for consideration for publication in an EDQ special issue on Housing Affordability and Economic Development, planned for February 2021.

Paper proposals must be emailed to by March 1, 2019.

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