Ryan Gallagher looks into the camera.
Associate Professor, Advisor
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5685
Courses Taught
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Public Finance
Urban Economics
Intermediate Micro Economics
Research Interests
Urban Economics, Local Public Finance, Agglomeration Economies

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

Selected Publications

“Heterogeneity of Birth-State Effects on Internal Migration” (w/ J. Persky), Journal of Regional Science,

“Restrictive Zoning's Deleterious Impact on the Local Education Property Tax Base: Evidence from Zoning District Boundaries and Municipal Finances,” National Tax Journal, 72(1), 2019: 11 – 44.

“The Geography of Family Differences and Intergenerational Mobility” (w/ R. Kaestner and J. Persky), Journal of Economic Geography, 19(3), 2019: 589 – 618.

“The Growth of In-Kind Education Transfers: Explaining How Households without Children Have Supported Schools” (w/ H. Kurban and J. Persky), Public Finance Review, 46(6), 2018: 1002 – 1023.

“The Fiscal Externality of Multifamily Housing and its Impact on the Property Tax: Evidence from Cities and Schools: 1980 - 2010”, Regional Science and Urban Economics. 60, 2016: 249 – 259.

Room BBH 340B
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-5685
Office Hours
Fall 2023
Tuesday and Thursday: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00-6:30 p.m.
or by appointment
Main Campus