T. William Lester
T. William Lester
Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, San Jose State University
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Minimum wage effects across state borders: Estimates using contiguous counties
A Dube, TW Lester, M Reich
The review of economics and statistics 92 (4), 945-964, 2010
Do frictions matter in the labor market? Accessions, separations, and minimum wage effects
A Dube, TW Lester, M Reich
The resilient regional labour market? The US case
K Chapple, TW Lester
Cambridge journal of regions, economy and society 3 (1), 85-104, 2010
Estimating the size and impact of the ecological restoration economy
T BenDor, TW Lester, A Livengood, A Davis, L Yonavjak
PloS one 10 (6), e0128339, 2015
Evolving subcenters: employment and population densities in Chicago, 1970–2020
DP McMillen, TW Lester
Journal of Housing Economics 12 (1), 60-81, 2003
The long term employment impacts of gentrification in the 1990s
TW Lester, DA Hartley
Regional Science and Urban Economics 45, 80-89, 2014
Innovating the green economy in California regions
K Chapple, M Hutson
Center for Community Innovation, Berkeley, 2009
Defining and evaluating the ecological restoration economy
TK BenDor, A Livengood, TW Lester, A Davis, L Yonavjak
Restoration Ecology 23 (3), 209-219, 2015
Firm entry and wages: impact of Wal-Mart growth on earnings throughout the retail sector
A Dube, TW Lester, B Eidlin
Institute of Industrial Relations Working Paper No. iirwps-126-05, 2007
Making Room for Manufacturing: Understanding Threats to Industrial Land Conversion in Cities
TW Lester, N Kaza, S Kirk
Journal of the American Planning Association 79 (4), 295-313, 2014
Network governance and regional equity: Shared agendas or problematic partners?
TW Lester, S Reckhow
Planning Theory 12 (2), 115-138, 2013
Does Chicago’s tax increment financing (TIF) programme pass the ‘but-for’test? Job creation and economic development impacts using time-series data
TW Lester
Urban Studies 51 (4), 655-674, 2014
The economic integration of immigrants and regional resilience
TW Lester, MT Nguyen
Journal of Urban Affairs 38 (1), 42-60, 2016
Why regions? Why now? Who cares?
M Pastor, TW Lester, J Scoggins
Journal of Urban Affairs 31 (3), 269-296, 2009
The spatio-temporal clustering of green buildings in the United States
N Kaza, TW Lester, DA Rodriguez
Urban Studies 50 (16), 3262-3282, 2013
Labor standards and local economic development: do living wage provisions harm economic growth?
TW Lester
Journal of Planning Education and Research 32 (3), 331-348, 2012
The impact of living wage laws on urban economic development patterns and the local business climate: evidence from California cities
TW Lester
Economic Development Quarterly 25 (3), 237-254, 2011
California Workforce Education & Training Needs Assessment for Energy Efficiency, Distributed Generation, and Demand Response
C Zabin, K Chapple
Are America’s inner cities competitive? Evidence from the 2000s
DA Hartley, N Kaza, TW Lester
Economic Development Quarterly 30 (2), 137-158, 2016
Assessing the economic impact of alternative biomass uses: Biofuels, wood pellets, and energy production
TW Lester, M Little, GJ Jolley
Journal of Regional Analysis & Policy 45 (1), 36-46, 2015
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