brendon mcconnell

I am an Associate Professor in the Economics Department at City, University of London. My core research focus is on the economics of crime. I am also interested in other areas of applied micro — I currently have work in the areas of both family and environmental economics. Here is my CV and here is my office hour booking link for students.

working papers

selected work-in-progress

  • Hot Knots vs Hot Spots: Targeting Key Players in Crime, joint with Corrado Giulietti and Yves Zenou [mid-way]

  • The Changing Relationship Between Crime and Deprivation, sole-authored [mid-way]

  • House Prices and Homicides, joint with Corrado Giulietti [mid-way]

  • An Alternative Approach to Measuring Assortative Matching, sole-authored [mid-way]

  • Measuring The Social Costs of Homicides Using Subjective and Objective Measures, joint with Arpita Ghosh and Corrado Giulietti [mid-way]

older working papers

Journal Articles

Book Chapters


Reading: Meditations by Marcus Aurelius (Hays translation)
Riding: right now a Ribble one-two: r872 for the hills and hybrid AL for commuting. The hybrid is way more fun to ride than it looks.
Doing: cold water swimming
Cooking: going back to the old school with Madhur Jaffrey
Listening to [music-wise]: Jeff Parker -- Forfolks
Listening to [podcast-wise]: can't get enough of Rick Rubin's tetragrammaton podcast right now. Super eclectic, quite long, totally amazing.


email: brendon dot mcconnell at city dot ac dot uk