David C. Folch
Ph.D. Geography. Arizona State University
M.A. Economics. George Washington University
B.S. Economics. Arizona State University
Geocomputation, spatial analysis, GIScience, urban analytics, neighborhood change, gentrification, segregation
-Methods for reducing uncertainty in American Community Survey small area estimates
-Effects of local context on social and economic outcomes
-Reliability of social media data for urban decision making
-Measurement of social vulnerability to natural hazards
Center for Demography and Population Health, Florida State University
Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado Boulder
Alex Singleton, Seth E. Spielman, and David C. Folch. Urban Analytics. Sage, 2018.
David C. Folch, Seth E. Spielman, and Robert Manduca. Fast food data: Where user generated content works and where it does not. Geographical Analysis.
David C. Folch, Daniel Arribas-Bel, Julia Koschinsky, and Seth E. Spielman. Spatial variation in the quality of American Community Survey estimates. Demography, 53(5):1535–1554, 2016.
David C. Folch and Sergio J. Rey. The centralization index: A measure of local spatial segregation. Papers in Regional Science, 2016.
Seth E. Spielman and David C. Folch. Reducing uncertainty in the American Community Survey through data-driven regionalization. PLoS ONE, 10(2), 2015.
GEO5934 GIS Programming
GEO5934 Smart Cities
GEO5934 Spatial Data Structures and Algorithms
GIS4043/GIS5101 Introduction to GIS
GIS5106 Advanced GIScience
Awards and Honors
Statistical Partnerships Among Academe, Industry and Government Award. The American Statistical Association.
Western Regional Science Association
American Association of Geographers