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David Folch Florida State University, USA

David Folch is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at Florida State University. His research focuses on spatial analytical methods, with a contextual interest in US cities and neighborhoods. His approach to research sits at the intersection of geography, economics and computer science, which in practice means merging geographic and economic theories with high-performance computing and large datasets to address research questions with distinctly spatial manifestations. His work has involved developing improved measures for residential segregation and the creation of spatial approaches for reducing uncertainty in American Community Survey estimates. He holds degrees in geography and economics.