Dr. Barr is a Professor at Rutgers University, Newark in the Department of Economics, and an affiliated faculty member with the Global Urban Systems Ph.D. program. He is currently the Director of Graduate Studies for the Economics Department. His research interests include urban economics, and agent-based computational economics. Dr. Barr serves on the editorial board of the Eastern Economic Journal and the Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination. He is the author of Building the Skyline: The Birth and Growth of Manhattan’s Skyscrapers (Oxford U. Press, 2016).