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prof. dr. S. (Steven) Brakman

prof. dr. S. (Steven) Brakman
+31 50 36 33458 (Secretary)
+31 6 3198 6772 (Mobiel werk)

Date of birth 19-04-1957
Place of birth The Hague, The Netherlands
Marital status Married (and a son)
Education Graduated (cum laude) at The Faculty of Economics in Groningen in 1981
Dissertation Modeling Trade Flows: Decomposition Analyses, 1991
Contract Research

Ministry of Development Cooperation    

Ministry of Economic Affairs     

Various Projects (with Prof. A.van Witteloostuijn, C.J.Jepma / RuG / Open University)


Fields of Interest

International Trade Theory

International Transfers

International Macroeconomics

The Economics of Agglomeration

Regional Economics


Work Experience
1978-1981 Research assistant
1981-1983 The Netherlands Central Bank    , Research Department
1983-1988 Research fellow at The Department of Economics in Groningen
1988-1996 Assistant Professor at The Department of Economics in Groningen
1996-2002 Associate Professor at the Department of Economics in Groningen
2003-now Professor of Globalization, Faculty of Economics, University of Groningen
2002-2009 Professor at the Radboud University of Nijmegen
1993-now Research Fellow NAKE    : Netwerk Algemene en Kwantitatieve Economie
May 1994 Visiting reseacher at The Netherlands Central Bank   
June/July 1999 Visiting Scholar at Yale University; School of Management     
July/Augustus 2000 Visiting Scholar at Cambridge University; Trinity College     
January 2002 Visiting Scholar at CESifo institute in Muenchen     
April 2002-now CESifo fellow
June/July 2003 Visiting Scholar at Princeton University     
1986-1989 Member of the Management team of the Department of Economics (dagelijks bestuur AE)
1986-now Member of the teaching board of the Department of Economics (lid onderwijs commissie AE)
from 1999-2000 vice-chairman of the Department of Economics (vice-vakgroep voorzitter AE)
from 2000 onwards vice-chairman of the Department of International Economics and Business(vice-vakgroep voorzitter IE&B)
from 2013-now Member of the Central Committee of Statistics (International Trade) of the Central Bureau of Statistics
Associate Editor of the Journal of Regional Science     
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