Carlianne Patrick is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. Her research investigates the spatial distribution of economic activity, with a particular focus on the role of economic development policies, agglomeration externalities, and local provision of public goods. Her current projects include investigating the shape of the agglomeration function and multiple equilibria associated with large, positive shocks to local industrial structure; demand for alternative local public good provision and capitalization into property values; capitalization of charter school priority admission zones; agglomeration externalities in markets characterized by large informal sectors; and the influence of individual and local characteristics on women’s labor market outcomes. Her research has been published in journals such as Regional Science and Urban Economics, Economic Inquiry, and The National Tax Journal. She is a recipient of the 2016 Miernyk Research Excellence Medal, the 2014 Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Dean’s Early Career Award, Charles M. Tiebout Prize in Regional Science, Barry M. Moriarty Prize, W.E. Upjohn Foundation Early Career Award, and Regional Science Association International Dissertation Award. She received her Ph.D. from The Ohio State University.