Real estate development, urban economics, regional economics, disaster costs
Peter Gordon, Ph.D., holds a joint appointment with the Department of Economics. His research interests include topics in applied urban and regional economics. Professor Gordon has participated in the development and application of the Southern California Planning Model (SCPM), which has been used to forecast the economic costs of various policies and natural events. Professor Gordon’s recent work concerns the interaction of urban settlement patterns and travel demand. He has consulted for a number of international agencies, government departments, and private groups.