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Welcome to the personal website of Frank van Oort. I am Professor of Urban and Regional Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. My research interests include:

  • Agglomeration Economies
  • Urban Economics
  • Economic Geography
  • Geography of Knowledge Production
  • Economic Networks
  • Knowledge Economy
  • Urban Networks
  • Urban Geography
  • Spatial Planning

Please feel free to explore this website and to contact me if you have questions or concerns.

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Exposure to Brexit in regions on both sides of the Channel

Wen Chen, Bart Los, Philip McCann, Raquel Ortega-Argiles , Mark Thissen, Frank van Oort 19 December 2017 Also published on:¬†https://voxeu.org/article/exposure-brexit-regions-both-sides-channel Analyses of the impact of various types of Brexit at the national level hide a lot of regional economic heterogeneity. This column deploys a new interregional dataset to quantify the shares of regional labour income … Continue reading Exposure to Brexit in regions on both sides of the Channel

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