TI would like to welcome and introduce Thomas de Graaff, who has joined TI as a research fellow.

Thomas de Graaff

Thomas is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Spatial Economics at VU Amsterdam. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the Department of Spatial Economics at VU Amsterdam. His PhD thesis dealt with ethnic cluster forming and endogenous dynamics in international migration patterns. After obtaining his PhD in 2001, he continued working at the department of Spatial Economics as a researcher and subsequently as an assistant professor. Spatial location patterns of households and firms, spatial econometrics, and migration theory are among his main research interests.

Thoms has become a member of TI’s Spatial, Transport, and Environmental Economics (STEE) research group.