dr. G.J. de Vries
Gaaitzen de Vries obtained his MSc in General Economics (2005) from the University of Groningen. He defended his PhD thesis (2010) at the same university. He is associate professor at the department of Global Economics and Management of the University of Groningen and special term visitingprofessor of Global Value Chains at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing. He is a fellow of SOM, the research school of the faculty.
Gaaitzen is a member of the Groningen Growth and Development Centre. His research is mostly on topics that fit in the fields of International Economics and Development Economics. He is involved in the strategic theme future prosperity & sustainability at the Faculty of Economic and Business. He (co-) authored articles that appeared in peer-reviewed international journals such as the American Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, the Journal of Development Economics, the Journal of Economic Geography, and Economic Policy.
Gaaitzen is frequently active as a consultant and advisor for various organizations including the United Nations, the Asian Development Bank, the OECD, the Japanese Ministry of Economics, Trade and Industry, the Overseas Development Institute and the ING. He is a UNU WIDER non-residential senior research fellow.
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