New Advances in Migration Impact Assessment

Prof. Peter Nijkamp, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

About the speaker
Professor Dr. Peter Nijkamp (born 1946 in Dalfsen, Overijssel) is the professor of Regional Economics and Economic Geography at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, a fellow of the Tinbergen Institute and President of the Governing Board of the Netherlands Research Council (NWO) since 2002. He holds an MSc (1970) in Econometrics and Regional Economics and a PhD (1972) in Regional Economics, both from the Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Peter Nijkamp is ranked among the best 100 economists in the world according to IDEAS/RePEc, and is by far the most prolific economist. He is a fellow of many societies, is on the editorial board of many journals, and has served on numerous national and international committees. He is an advisor to government of the Netherlands, the European Commission, the World Bank, Academia Sinica, the OECD, and many other bodies. He has honorary doctorates from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the National Technical University of Athens. He is a winner of the Spinozapremie (1996), the European Prize in Regional Science, and Founder's Medal of the Regional Science Association International.

Venue: Kapoenstraat 2, Maastricht, room 0.009

Date: 15 December 2010

Time: 15:30  CET