Victor Couture

Victor Couture

Assistant Professor
Real Estate

Expert on urban economics


Victor Couture is an Assistant Professor of Real Estate at Berkeley Haas. His research interests are in urban economics and transportation. Current projects include documenting and explaining urban revival in the U.S., investigating the potential for e-commerce to close the urban-rural wealth gap in China, assessing the efficiency of urban transportation systems in India, and measuring social interactions using smartphone data. Prior to joining UC Berkeley, he received his PhD from the University of Toronto.

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Urban Economics
  • Transportation
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