at Williams College
Office: Schapiro Hall Rm. 307
Personal Webpage: http://econ.williams.edu/people/ssheppar
Research Center Webpage: http://www.c-3-d.org
Tel: (413) 597-3184
Fax: (413) 597-4045
Department of Economics
24 Hopkins Hall Drive
Williamstown, MA 01267
Washington University, St. Louis, Ph.D., 1984
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, B.Sc., 1977
Land use regulation
Local public finance and environmental economics
‘Do Planning Policies Constrain the Growth of Metropolitan Regions?’ in Metropolitan Regions Knowledge Infrastructures of the Global Economy, Klaesson, J., Johansson, B., Karlsson, C. (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, (2012).
‘Measuring and Modeling Global Urban Expansion’ by Stephen Sheppard, chapter 7 in Global Urbanization edited by Susan Wachter and Eugenie Birch, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press (2011)
‘In memoriam: Charles Leven (1928–2011)’ by Paul Cheshire and Stephen Sheppard, Papers in Regional Science, 90, 447-449, (2011).
‘Higher Education, Graduate Migration and Regional Dynamism in Great Britain’, by Alessandra Faggian, Philip McCann and Stephen Sheppard, chapter 12 in Universities, Knowledge Transfer And Regional Development Geography, Entrepreneurship and Policy, edited by Attila Varga, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar (2009).
‘Urban Structure in a Climate of Terror,’ by Stephen Sheppard, chapter 7 in Guns and Butter: The Economic Causes and Consequences of Conflict, edited by Gregory D. Hess, Cambridge: MIT Press (2009)
‘Understanding Place and the Economics of Space: The Contributions of Roger Bolton’ by Stephen Sheppard International Regional Science Review 32, 259-263 (2009)
‘Some Evidence that Women Are More Mobile Than Men: Gender Differences in U.K. Graduate Migration Behavior’, by Alessandra Faggian, Philip McCann and Sheppard, Stephen, Journal of Regional Science, 47, 517-539, (2007).
‘The Impacts of Terrorism on Urban Form’ by S. Brock Blomberg and Stephen Sheppard, Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs, p. 257-290, (2007).
‘Impact of Rent Controls in Non-Walrasian Markets: An Agent-Based Modeling Approach’, by Ralph Bradburd, Stephen Sheppard, Joseph Bergeron and Eric Engler, Journal of Regional Science, 46, 455-491, (2006).
‘An Analysis of Ethnic Differences in UK Graduate Migration Behaviour’, by Alessandra Faggian, Philip McCann and Stephen Sheppard, Annals of Regional Science, 40 (2), 461-471, (2006).
‘The Distributional Impact of Housing Discrimination in a Non-Walrasian Setting’, by Ralph Bradburd, Stephen Sheppard, Joseph Bergeron, Eric Engler and Evan Gee, Journal of Housing Economics, 14, 61-91, (2005).
‘The Introduction of Price Signals into Land Use Planning Decision-making: a proposal’ by Paul Cheshire and Stephen Sheppard, Urban Studies, 42, 647-663, (2005).
‘Land Use Regulation and Its Impact on Welfare’ by Stephen Sheppard, Chapter 10 (pp 285-318) in Urban Dynamics and Growth: Advances in Urban Economics, edited by Roberta Capello and Peter Nijkamp, Elsevier, Amsterdam (2004).
‘Land Markets and Land Market Regulation: Progress Towards Understanding’ by Paul Cheshire and Stephen Sheppard, Regional Science and Urban Economics, 34, 619-837, (2004). 
‘Capitalising The Value Of Free Schools: The Impact of Supply Characteristics and Uncertainty’ by Paul Cheshire and Stephen Sheppard, The Economic Journal, 114, F397-F424, (2004). 
‘Introduction to Feature: The Price of Access to Better Neighbourhoods’ by Paul Cheshire and Stephen Sheppard, The Economic Journal, 114, F391-F396, (2004).
‘Taxes Versus Regulation: the Welfare Impacts of Policies for Containing Sprawl’, Paul Cheshire, Stephen Sheppard, in The Property Tax, Land Use and Land Use Regulation, edited by Dick Netzer, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham (2003).
‘The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Industrial Location Theory’, Phil McCann, Stephen Sheppard, Regional Studies, 37, 6-7, 649-663, (2003).
‘Income inequality and residential segregation: labour sorting and the demand for positional goods’,Paul Cheshire, Vasillis Monastiriotis, Stephen Sheppard in R. Martin and P. Morrison (eds) Geographies of Labour Market Inequality, London: Routledge, 83-109, (2003).
Honors theses supervised or co-supervised at Williams College:
Honors theses supervised or co-supervised at Oberlin College:
PhD dissertations supervised at Virginia Tech
Professor of Economics Oberlin College, 1998-2000
Associate Professor of Economics Oberlin College, 1993-1998