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Staff members with discipline Regional & Spatial Economics

Academia develops at the interface of different fields. This is one reason why the University of Groningen is home to a wide range of fields, each with a great number of subject specialists. The overview below, which is based on a standard categorization of fields, will help you find the right expert for each field. If you cannot find the expert you are looking for in this list, try searching via a related field or faculty; you may find him or her there.

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Public finance, local government economics, fiscal federalism, political economy
prof. dr. M.A. (Maarten) Allers
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Professor of Economics of Sub-National government
Economic Geography, Spatial Economics, Regional Science, Social and Spatial Inequalities,  Happiness and Well-being, Migration, Spatial Microsimulation, Geoinformatics
prof. dr. D. (Dimitris) Ballas
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Professor of Economic Geography
Samira joined the Department of Economic Geography at the RUG in the summer of 2018 as an Assistant Professor. Her primary research focuses on topics at the nexus of Development Economics, Economic Geography, Industrial Organisation and Transport Economics. She is further particularly interested in issues of environmental economics, and international trade. Prior to starting at the RUG, Samira has completed her PhD studies at Imperial College London where she has researched the effects of infrastructure investments on firm dynamics and the distribution of economic activity across and within countries. She also holds a MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a M.A. (Honours) in Economics and Finance from the University of Aberdeen.
dr. S. (Samira) Barzin
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Assistant Professor
International economics; Globalization; International trade, Economics of agglomeration, International transfers, Exchange rates, International macroeconomics
see web page:
http://www.eco.rug.nl/medewerk/brakman/

International business, Globalization, Economics of agglomeration, Economic Geography, Productivity Analysis
Real estate, urban economics, spatial analysis, big data, GIS, R programming, econometrics
dr. M.N. (Michiel) Daams
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Assistant Professor
Input output analysis, Economic growth, Technology and Innovations, Industrial organization, Matrix algebra
Spatial / Urban economics: Location choice of households, retail location, urban revitalization, housing markets, neighbourhood dynamics
dr. M. (Mark) van Duijn
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Assistant Professor Housing Markets & Real Estate
N. (Nicolas) Duran, MSc
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PhD Candidate
Research, management consultancy
dr. A.J.E. (Arjen) Edzes
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Assistant professor
Go to https://spatial-panels.com 
for Matlab software of spatial panels and spatial econometric models.

prof. dr. J.P. (Paul) Elhorst
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Professor of Spatial Econometrics
International economics; international business, spatial economics, macroeconomics, leadership, economics and management 
prof. dr. J.H. (Harry) Garretsen
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Professor of International Economics & Business
Integrated transport infrastructure- and areadevelopment, (added) value assessment, consensus
drs. A.M. (Anne Marel) Hilbers
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PhD student
Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development
Regional Labour Market effects of Automation
dr. S. (Sierdjan) Koster
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Associate Professor in Economic Geography
Economics of agglomeration, Historical Economic Geography , German Toponymy
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PhD Candidate
Economics and space; Real estate and green; Evaluation ecology versus economy; Cost-Benefit Analysis, Multi-Criteria Analysis.
Demography, Economic Geography, Economics
Real Estate Development
prof. dr. ir. A.J. (Arno) van der Vlist
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Full professor
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