Regional Spatial Structure

Borys Cieślak, Paula Nagler & Frank van Oort (2023), “Regional capital no more. How the reform of the territorial government has marginalized Polish middle-sized cities”. Working paper version: Tinbergen Institute discussion paper TI 2023-001/VIII. [download]

Wessel Ouwehand, Frank van Oort & Nicola Cortinovis (2022), “Spatial structure and productivity in European regions”. Regional Studies 56(1): 48-62. [open access].

Marloes Hoogerbrugge, Martijn Burger & Frank van Oort (2022), “Spatial structure and subjective well-being in North-West Europe”. Regional Studies 56(1): 75-86. [open access]

Evert Meijers, Martijn Burger & Frank van Oort (2021), “The Randstad Holland between functional entity and political desire”. Chapter 6 in: Wil Zonneveld & Vincent Nadin (eds.), The Randstad. A Polycentric Metropolis. London: Routledge: 127-148. [link]

Martijn Burger, Frank van Oort & Evert Meijers (2019), “Examining spatial structure using gravity models”. Chapter in: Luca d’Acci (ed.), The Mathematics of Urban Morphology. Berlin, Springer: 471-479. [link]

Martijn Burger, Evert Meijers & Frank van Oort (2014), “The development and functioning of regional urban systems”. Regional Studies 48: 1921-1925 [link].

Martijn Burger, Evert Meijers & Frank van Oort (2014), “Multiple perspectives on functional coherence: heterogeneity and multiplexity in the Randstad”. Journal of Economic and Social Geography (TESG) 105: 444-464 [link].

Martijn Burger, Evert Meijers & Frank van Oort (2014), “Regional spatial structure and retail amenities in the Netherlands”. Regional Studies 48: 1972-1992. [link]

Martijn Burger, Frank van Oort, Ronald Wall & Mark Thissen (2013), “Analysing competitive advantage of cities in the Dutch Randstad by urban market overlap”. In: Johan Klaesson, Börje Johansson & Charlie Karlsson (eds), Metropolitan regions: knowledge infrastructure of the global economy. Berlin, Springer: 375-393. Working Paper version: GaWC Research Bulletin 273. [download]

Frank van Oort, Martijn Burger & Otto Raspe (2010), “On the economic foundation of the urban network paradigm. Spatial integration, functional integration and economic complementarities within the Dutch Randstad”. Urban Studies 47: 725-748. [link]. Working paper version: ERIM Research Report 2009-039. [download]

Bastiaan de Goei, Martijn Burger, Frank van Oort & Michael Kitson (2010), “Functional polycentrism and urban network development in the Greater South East UK: evidence from commuting patterns 1981-2001” Regional Studies 44: 1149-1170. [link]. Working paper version: ERIM Research Report 2009-038. [download]

Bastiaan de Goei, Martijn Burger, Frank van Oort & Michael Kitson (2008), “Testing  the supperregion”. Town and Country Planning 77: 458-465. [download]

Frank van Oort, Martijn Burger & Otto Raspe (2008), “Interfirm relations and economic clustering in the Dutch Randstad region. In: Uwe Blien & Gunther Maier (eds.), The Economics of Regional Clusters: Networks, Technology and Policy.  Cheltenham, Edward Elgar: 145-165.