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Research interests

Erik Dietzenbacher (1958) 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 Guest Professor at the Graduate University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (GUCAS) 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 by the EU in its 7th Framework Programme, in which 11 international institutes participate, and which ran from 2009-2012. (All data can be downloaded for free at the WIOD website.)


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


Production interdependencies and poverty reduction across ethnic groups in Malaysia

Simulating the impact of new industries on the economy: The case of biorefining in Australia

Drivers of the Growth in Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Leveraging opportunity of low carbon transition by super-emitter cities in China

Processing trade in Chinese interregional input–output tables: construction and application

Regional Inequality in China during its Rise as a Giant Exporter: A Value Chain Analysis

Entropy-based Chinese city-level MRIO table framework

Global value chain participation and its impact on industrial upgrading

The geographical and sectoral concentration of global supply chains

Who’s afraid of Virginia Wu? US employment footprints and self-sufficiency

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