European Regional-Economic Development

Mark Thissen, Frank van Oort, Philip McCann, Raquel Ortega-Argilles & Trond Husby (2020), “The implications of Brexit for UK and EU regional competitiveness”. Economic Geography (forthcoming). Working paper version: Tinbergen Institute discussion paper TI 2019-061/VIII. [download]

Nicola Cortinovis Riccardo Crescenzi & Frank van Oort (2020), “Multinational enterprises, industrial relatedness and employment in European regions”. Journal of Economic Geography [open access]. Working paper version: Papers in Evolutionary Economic Geography 18.02. [download]

Frank van Oort, Nicola Cortinovis, Teodora Dogaru & Jeroen van Haaren (2020), “Mapping relatedness in European regions”. In: Roberta Capello, Alexander Kleibrink & Monika Matusiak (eds.), Quantitative Methods for Place-based Innovation Policy. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 45-77. [link]

Efstratia Arampatzi, Martijn Burger, Spyridon Stavropoulos & Frank van Oort (2019), “Subjective well-being and the 2008 recession in European regions: the moderating effect of governance”. International Journal of Community Well-Being 2: 111-133. [open access]

Nicola Cortinovis & Frank van Oort (2019), “Between spilling over and boiling down: network mediated spillovers, local knowledge base and productivity in European regions”.  Journal of Economic Geography 19(6): 1233-1260. [open access] Working paper version:  Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper TI 2017-118/VI. [download]

Mark Thissen, Maureen Lankhuizen, Frank van Oort, Bart Los & Dario Diodato (2018), “EUREGIO – the construction of a global IO database with regional detail for Europe”. Tinbergen Institute discussion paper 18-084/VI. [download]

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: 192-206. [link]

Bas Karreman, Martijn Burger & Frank van Oort (2017). “Location choices of multinationals in Europe: the role of overseas communities”. Economic Geography 93(2): 131-161. [open access] Working paper version:  Tinbergen  Institute discussion paper # 16-078. [download]

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

Mark Thissen, Frank van Oort & Olga Ivanova (2017), “Good growth, bad growth: A wake-up call of smart specialisation”. Chapter 6 in: Philip McCann, Frank van Oort & John Goddard, eds., (2017), The Empirical and Institutional Dimensions of Smart Specialisation. London: Routledge; 81-104. [link]

Teodora Dogaru, Frank van Oort & Nicola Cortinovis (2017), “Smart specialisation and local economic development in Eastern Europe”. Chapter 9 in: Philip McCann, Frank van Oort & John Goddard, eds., (2017), The Empirical and Institutional Dimensions of Smart  Specialisation. London: Routledge; 145-164. [link]

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 [link].

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.  [link]. Working paper versions: Tinbergen Institute discussion paper # 14.041 [download]

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.[link]. Working paper version: Tinbergen Institute discussion paper 14-031/VII. [download]

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. [open access]

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. [link]

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. [link] 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). ([download] 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). [download]

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. [link]

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. [link]

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. [link]

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. [link]. Working paper version: ERIM Research Report 2009-003. [download]

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. [link]