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Home | People | Maarten Bosker

Maarten Bosker

Research Fellow

Erasmus University Rotterdam
applied econometrics, development, economic geography, economic history, regional and urban economics

List of publications

Bosker,E.M. and Buringh,E.. 2017. City seeds. Geography and the origins of European cities. Journal of Urban Economics, 98, 139--157

Bosker,E.M. and de Ree,J.J.. 2014. Ethnicity and the spread of civil war. Journal of Development Economics, 108, 206--221

Bosker,E.M. and Buringh,E. and van Zanden,J.L.. 2013. From Baghdad to London: unravelling urban development in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, 800-1800. Review of Economics and Statistics, 95, 1418--1437

Bosker,E.M. and Garretsen,J.H.. 2012. Economic geography and economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa. World Bank Economic Review, 26, 443--485

Bosker,E.M. and Brakman,S. and Garretsen,J.H. and Schramm,M.. 2012. Relaxing Hukou: increased labor mobility and China's economic geography. Journal of Urban Economics, 72, 252--266

Smeets,R. and Bosker,E.M.. 2011. Leaders, laggards and technology seeking strategies. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 80, 481--497

Bosker,E.M. and Brakman,S. and Garretsen,J.H. and Schramm,M.. 2010. Adding geography to the new economic geography. Journal of Economic Geography, 10, 793--823

Bosker,E.M. and Matthee,M. and Naude,W.. 2010. Export specialization and economic growth. The World Economy, 33, 552--572

Bosker,E.M. and Garretsen,J.H.. 2010. Trade costs in empirical New Economic Geography. Papers in Regional Science, 89, 485--511

Bosker,E.M.. 2009. Economic development and the geography of institutions. Journal of Economic Geography, 9, 295--328

Bosker,E.M.. 2009. The spatial evolution of regional GDP disparities in the 'old' and the 'new' Europe. Papers in Regional Science, 88, 3--27

Bosker,E.M. and Krugell,W.. 2008. Regional income evolution in South Africa after Apartheid. Journal of Regional Science, 48, 493--524

Bosker,E.M. and Brakman,S. and Garretsen,J.H. and Schramm,M.. 2008. A century of shocks: the evolution of the German city size distribution 1925-1999. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 38, 330--347

Bosker,E.M.. 2007. Growth, agglomeration and convergence, a space-time analysis for European regions.. Spatial Economic Analysis, 2, 91--100

Bosker,E.M. and Brakman,S. and Garretsen,J.H. and Schramm,M.. 2007. Looking for multiple equilibria when geography matters: German city growth and the WWII shock. Journal of Urban Economics, 61, 152--167

Bosker,E.M.. 2006. On the aggregation of Eurozone data.. Economics Letters, 90, 260--265