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Research interests

Erik Dietzenbacher obtained his MSc in Econometrics (1982) and his PhD in Economics (1991) from the University of Groningen. Currently he is Full Professor of Interindustry Economics at the University of Groningen. He has also been 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 partners participated, and which ran from 2009-2012.

He is former President of the International Input-Output Association (IIOA, 2013-2018), Fellow of the IIOA, Fellow of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI), Honorary President of the Chinese Input-Output Association (CIOA), Honorary Fellow of the Hispanic-American Input-Output Society (SHAIO), and served 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

Explaining the direction of emissions embodied in trade from hypotheses based on country rankings

The global emission mitigation potential of avoiding waste and product lifespan extension by Chinese households

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

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