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Dr. Lyndsey Rolheiser is an Assistant Professor of Urban Economics at Ryerson University, a research associate with Harvard’s Center for Population and Development Studies, and a founding member of The Neighborhood Lab. Her research is concerned with how spatial relationships within communities inform, and are informed by the built environment. Dr. Rolheiser’s diverse training in urban and real estate economics, planning, local public finance, and urban policy allows her to explore urban complexities using a variety of methodologies and tools—from planning and economic theory to econometric analysis, GIS, and qualitative methods. Dr. Rolheiser received her PhD in Urban Economics from MIT, an MA in Economics from Simon Fraser University, and a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Alberta.