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prof. dr. H.W.A. Dietzenbacher

prof. dr. H.W.A. Dietzenbacher

Erik Dietzenbacher obtained his MSc in Econometrics (1982) and his PhD in Economics (1991) from the University of Groningen. Currently he is Full Professor in Interindustry Economics at the University of Groningen. He is also Affiliate Research Professor at the Regional Economics Applications Laboratory (REAL) of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Honorary Professor at the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) in Beijing.

He was the project coordinator of "World Input-Output Database: Construction and Applications" (WIOD), a large-scale collaborative research project that was funded (approximately 4 million euros) by the EU in its 7th Framework Programme, in which 11 international institutes participated, and which ran from 2009-2012.

He is currently President of the International Input-Output Association (IIOA), Fellow of the IIOA,  Honorary President of the Chinese Input-Output Association (CIOA), Honorary Fellow of the Hispanic-American Input-Output Society (SHAIO), and serves on the advisory board of the Regional Research Institute (RRI) at West Virginia University in Morgantown.

He has co-edited five books and published more than 75 articles in refereed scientific journals. His H-indexes are: 15 (Web of Science) and 32 (Google Scholar). He has been editor of  Economic Systems Research  (1998-2008), is co-editor of Estudios de Economía Aplicada, associate editor of the Journal of Regional Science  and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Economic Structures. He won the An Zijie International Trade Research Award, the top Chinese prize in international trade research and recognized by the Ministry of Education

Next to his regular teaching at the University of Groningen, he has taught one-week input-output courses at the Universities of Oviedo and Barcelona (Spain), the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) and the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing, the Economic Planning Unit in Putrajaya (Malaysia), the University of Sao Paulo, the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Carribean (ECLAC) in Santiago (Chile), the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, and the University of Macerata (Italy). Find the outline of the most recent course here

See the attached pdf-file for a full version of his CV.

Last modified:22 October 2019 9.31 p.m.

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