Jacob Cosman, PhD

Assistant Professor

Academic Discipline: Real Estate

Areas of Interest:
Retail businesses and product differentiation,
Spatial competition in cities,
Structural modelling and estimation

Phone: 410-234-9376

Email: jacob.cosman@jhu.edu


Jacob Cosman, PhD (Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia) joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2015. He is an Assistant Professor on the research track. His research focuses on using tools from industrial organization to study the structure and dynamics of cities.

Honors & Distinctions

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Doctoral Postgraduate Scholarship (2010-2014)

Selected Publications

  • P.A. McClarty, J.N. Cosman, A.G. Del Maestro, and M.J.P. Gingras, “Calculation of the expected zero-field muon relaxation rate in the geometrically frustrated rare earth pyrochlore Gd2Sn2O7 antiferromagnet”, J. Phys: Condens. Matter, 23 (16), 2011.

Works In Progress

  • Cosman, J. “Entertainment districts and the value of variety in nightlife: evidence from Chicago”.
  • Cosman, J. and Davidoff, T. “Land value gradients and the level and growth of housing prices”.