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prof. dr. J.P. Elhorst

Professor of Spatial Econometrics
prof. dr. J.P. Elhorst

J. Paul Elhorst is Professor of Spatial Econometrics.
Previous positons:
-Professor of Regional Economics, endowed by the Stichting Leerstoel Regionale Economie (Groningen, Friesland, Drenthe), at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, 2011-2016.
- Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Groningen
- Economist at the Agricultural Economics Research Institute (LEI) in the Hague.
Degrees in Economics (PhD, University of Amsterdam) and Econometrics (MSc, University of Amsterdam).
Awarded the Martin Beckmann Prize for the best paper in Papers in Regional Science 2007 (Jury: Masahija Fujita, Jean Paelinck, John Quigley, Jouke van Dijk).
Author of the book: Spatial Econometrics: From Cross-sectional Data to Spatial Panels. Springer, Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London.
Other positions:
-Editor-in-Chief Spatial Economics Analysis.
-Associate Editor Empirical Economics.
-Expert member SER Northern Netherlands 2016-2017.
-Chair of Local Organizing Comittee of the ERSA (European Regional Science Association) congress in Groningen, August 29 - September 1, 2017.
-Educational Coordinator of the Bachelor and Master Economics at the University of Groningen.
-Editorial Board member of the Journal of Regional Science, Regional Science & Urban Economics, Journal of Geographical Systems, Geographical Analysis, and Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences.
-Research proposal evaluator and pre-advisor of the Netherlands Organisation of Scientific Research (NWO) and of  foreign National Science Foundations (Israel, Poland, UK, USA).
-Member of the Regional Science Association International, Fellow of the Spatial Econometrics Association, of the Regional Studies Association, and of the Groningen Research School (SOM).
-Taught Spatial Econometrics courses in Groningen (Netherlands), Jönköping (Sweden), Utrecht (the Netherlands), Konstanz (Germany), St. Andrews (Scotland), Umea (Sweden), Paris (France), Yogyakarta (Indonesia), Recife (Brazil), and Guangzhou (China).
-Published 100 papers in refereed journals and books, both in English and Dutch. 
-Supervised 7 PhD theses. 
Last modified:03 September 2019 5.30 p.m.

Contact information

Duisenberg Building

Working hours:
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.