European Economic Development – Trade, FDI and Competitiveness

Frank van Oort & Mark Thissen (2017), “Regional economic competition and place based policies”. In: Robert Huggins & Peter Thompson (ed.), Handbook of regions and competitiveness: contemporary theories and perspectives on economic development. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar (forthcoming)

Philip McCann, Frank van Oort & John Goddard, eds., (2017), The Empirical and Institutional Dimensions of Smart Specialisation. London: Routledge.

o   Chapter 1: Philip McCann, Frank van Oort & John Goddard, “Introduction to the empirical and institutional dimensions of smart specialisation”: 1-7 .

o   Chapter 6: Mark Thissen, Frank van Oort & Olga Ivanova, “Good growth, bad growth: A wake-up call of smart specialisation”: 81-104.

o   Chapter 9: Teodora Dogaru, Frank van Oort & Nicola Cortinovis, “Smart specialisation and local economic development in Eastern Europe”: 145-164.

Bas Karreman, Martijn Burger & Frank van Oort (2017), “Location choices of multinationals in Europe: the role of overseas communities“. Economic Geography (forthcoming) [DOI: 10.1080/00130095.2016.1248939].

o   Working paper version: Tinbergen Institute Discussion paper # 16-078.

Mark Thissen, Thomas de Graaff & Frank van Oort (2016), “Competitive network positions in trade and structural economic growth: a geographical weighted regression analysis for European regions”. Papers in Regional Science 95: 159-180 [DOI: 10.1111/pirs.12224].

Teodora Dogaru, Martijn Burger, Bas Karreman & Frank van Oort (2015), “Functional and sectoral division of labour within Central and Eastern European countries: evidence from greenfield FDI”. Journal of Economic and Social Geography (TESG) 106: 120-129 [DOI: 10.1111/tesg.12093]

o   Working paper versions: Tinbergen Institute Discussion paper # 14.041 and GaWC Research Bulletin 433.

Martijn Burger, Mark Thissen, Dario Diodato & Frank van Oort (2014), “The magnitude and distance decay of trade in goods and services: new evidence for European countries”. Spatial Economic Analysis: 231-259.[DOI: 10.1080/17421772.2014.930166]

o    Working paper version: Tinbergen Institute Discussion paper #14.031.

Teodora Dogaru, Martijn Burger, Bas Karreman & Frank van Oort (2014), “The geography of multinational corporations in CEE countries: perspectives for second-tier city regions and European cohesion policy”. Investigaciones Regionales 29: 193-214.

Teodora Dogaru, Frank van Oort, Dario Diodato & Mark Thissen (2014), “Agglomeration and knowledge in European regional growth”. In: Sven Conventz, Ben Derudder, Alain Thierstein & Frank Witlox (eds.), Hub cities in the knowledge economy: seaports, airports, brainports. Aldershot, Ashgate: 181-201.

Patrick Witte, Frank van Oort, Bart Wiegmans & Tejo Spit (2014), “European corridors as carriers of agglomeration economies?”. European Planning Studies 22: 2326-2350. [DOI: 10.1080/09654313.2013.837153]

Teodora Dogaru, Frank van Oort & Mark Thissen (2014), “Economic development, place-based development strategies and the conceptualization of proximity in European urban regions”. In: André Torre & Frederic Wallet (eds.), Regional development and proximity relations. Cheltenham, Edward Elgar: 333-358.

Mark Thissen, Frank van Oort, Dario Diodato & Arjan Ruijs (2013), Regional competitiveness and smart specialization in Europe. Place-based development in international economic networks. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

o    Background study 1: Mark Thissen, Dario Diodato & Frank van Oort (2013), “Integrated regional Europe: European regional trade flows in 2000”. The Hague: Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL).

o    Background study 2: Mark Thissen, Dario Diodato & Frank van Oort (2013), “Integration and convergence in regional Europe: European regional trade flows from 2000 to 2010”. The Hague: Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL).

Teodora Dogaru, Frank van Oort & Mark Thissen (2011), “Agglomeration economies in European regions: perspectives for objective-1 regions”. Journal of Economic and Social Geography (TESG) 102: 486-494. [DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9663.2011.00676.x]

Mark Thissen & Frank van Oort (2010), “European place-based development policy and sustainable economic agglomeration”. Journal of Economic and Social Geography (TESG) 101: 73-480. [DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9663.2010.00620.x]

Matthias Brienen, Martijn Burger & Frank van Oort (2010), “The geography of Chinese and Indian greenfield investments in Europe”. Eurasian Geography and Economics 51: 254-273. [DOI: 10.2747/1539-7216.51.2.254]

Martijn Burger, Frank van Oort & Gert-Jan Linders (2009), “On the specification of the gravity model of trade: zeros, excess zeros and zero-inflated estimation”. Spatial Economic Analysis 4: 167-187. [DOI: 10.1080/17421770902834327]

o    Working paper version: ERIM Research Report 2009-003.

Gert-Jan Linders, Martijn Burger & Frank van Oort (2008), “A rather empty world: the many faces of distance and the persistent resistance to international trade”. The Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society 1: 439-458. [DOI: 10.1093/cjres/rsn019]