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Home | People | Frank van Oort

Frank van Oort

Research Fellow

Erasmus University Rotterdam
Research field
Spatial Economics
Applied Econometrics, Economic Geography, Globalization, Growth, Innovation, Labor

List of publications

Cortinovis, N., Crescenzi, R and van Oort, F.G. (2020). Multinational enterprises, industrial relatedness and employment in European regions Journal of Economic Geography, 20(5):1165--1205.

Hoogerbrugge, M.M., Burger, M.J. and van Oort, F.G. (2020). Spatial structure and subjective well-being in North-West Europe Regional Studies, :.

Stavropoulos, S., van Oort, F.G. and Burger, M.J. (2020). Heterogeneous relatedness and firm productivity Annals of Regional Science, :.

Thissen, M., van Oort, F.G., McCann, P., Ortega-Argilles, R. and Husby, T. (2020). The implications of Brexit for UK and EU regional competitiveness Economic Geography, :.

Burger, M.J., Stavropoulos, S., Ramkumar, S., Dufourmont, J. and van Oort, F.G. (2019). The heterogeneous skill-base of circular economy employment Research Policy, 48(1):248--261.

Chen, W., Los, B., McCann, P., Ortega-Arguiles, R., Thissen, M. and van Oort, F.G. (2018). The continental divide? Economic exposure to Brexit on both sides of the Channel Papers in Regional Science, 97(1):25--54.

Cortinovis, N. and van Oort, F.G. (2018). Between spilling over and boiling down: network-mediated spillovers, local knowledge base and productivity in European regions Journal of Economic Geography, :.

Koster, H.R.A., Cheng, F.F., Gerritse, M.J.A. and van Oort, F.G. (2018). Place-based policies, firm productivity, and displacement effects: Evidence from Shenzhen, China Journal of Regional Science, :.

Cortinovis, N., Xiao, JI., Boschma, R.A. and van Oort, F.G. (2017). Quality of government and social capital as drivers of regional diversification in Europe Journal of Economic Geography, 17(6):1179--1208.

Karreman, B., Burger, M.J. and van Oort, F.G. (2017). Location choices of multinationals in Europe: the role of overseas communities Economic Geography, 93(2):131--161.

Cortinovis, N. and Van Oort, F.G. (2015). Variety, economic growth and knowledge intensity of European regions: a spatial panel analysis Annals of Regional Science, 55(1):7--32.

Guastella, G. and van Oort, F.G. (2015). Regional heterogeneity and interregional research spillovers in European innovation: modelling and policy implications Regional Studies, 49(15):1772--1787.

Jacobs, W., Koster, H. and van Oort, F.G. (2014). Co-agglomeration of knowledge-intensive business services and multinational enterprises Journal of Economic Geography, 14(2):443--475.

Broekel, T., Balland, P.A., Burger, M.A. and van Oort, F.G. (2014). Modeling knowledge networks in economic geography: a discussion of four methods Annals of Regional Science, 53(2):423--452.

Burger, M.J., Meijers, E. and van Oort, F.G. (2014). Regional spatial structure and retail amenities in the Netherlands Regional Studies, 48:1972--1992.

Burger, M.J., Meijers, E. and Van Oort, F.G. (2014). The development and functioning of regional urban systems Regional Studies, 48(12):1921--1925.

Burger, M.J., Thissen, M.J.P.M, Diodato, D. and van Oort, F.G. (2014). The magnitude and distance decay of trade in goods and services: new evidence for European countries Spatial Economic Analysis, :231--259.

Witte, P., Wiegmans, B, Spit, T and van Oort, F.G. (2014). Governing inland ports: A multi-dimensional approach to addressing inland port-city challenges in European transport corridors Journal of Transport Geography, 36:42--54.

van Oort, F.G. and Bosma, N. (2013). Agglomeration economies, inventors and entrepreneurs as engines of European regional productivity Annals of Regional Science, 51:213--244.

de Graaff, T., Florax, R. and van Oort, F.G. (2012). Sectoral Heterogeneity, Accessibility and Population-Employment Dynamics in Dutch Cities Journal of Transport Geography, 25(November):115--127.

Storper, M., Marrewijk, C. and van Oort, F.G. (2012). Processes of change in urban systems Journal of Regional Science, 52:1--9.

van Oort, F., Burger, M.J., Knoben, J. and Raspe, O. (2012). Multilevel Approaches and the firm-agglomeration ambiguity in economic growth studies Journal of Economic Surveys, 26(3):468--491.

Raspe, O. and van Oort, F.G. (2011). Firm heterogeneity, productivity and spatially bounded externalities Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 45:38--47.

Raspe, O. and van Oort, F.G. (2011). Growth of new firms and spatially bounded knowledge externalities Annals of Regional Science, 46:495--518.

Vinciguera, S., Frenken, K., Hoekman, J. and van Oort, F.G. (2011). European infrastructure networks and regional innovation in science-based technologies Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 20(5):517--537.

de Goei, B., Burger, M.J., Van Oort, F.G. and Kitson, M. (2010). Functional polycentrism and urban network development in the Greater South East UK: Evidence from commuting patterns, 1981-2001 Regional Studies, 44(9):1149--1170.

Frenken, K., Ponds, R. and van Oort, F.G. (2010). The citation impact of research collaboration in science-based industries: a spatial-institutional analysis Papers in Regional Science, 89:351--371.

Ponds, R., van Oort, F.G. and Frenken, K. (2010). Innovation, spillovers, and university-industry collaboration: an extended knowledge production function approach Journal of Economic Geography, 10:231--255.

Burger, M.J., Van Oort, F.G. and Linders, G.J.M. (2009). On the specification of the gravity model of trade: zeros, excess zeros and zero-inflated estimation Spatial Economic Analysis, 4(2):167--190.

Hoekman, J., Frenken, K. and van Oort, F.G. (2009). The geography of collaborative knowledge production in Europe Annals of Regional Science, 43(3):721--738.

van Oort, F.G., Oud, J. and Raspe, O. (2009). The urban knowledge economy and employment growth: A spatial structural equation modelling approach Annals of Regional Science, 43(4):859--877.

Linders, G.J.M., Burger, M.J. and Oort, F. G. (2008). A rather empty world: the many faces of distance and the persistent resistance to international trade Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 1(3):439--458.

Frenken, K., van Oort, F.G. and Verburg, T. (2007). Related variety, unrelated variety and regional economic growth Regional Studies, 41:685--697.

Ponds, R., van Oort, F.G. and Frenken, K. (2007). The geographical and institutional proximity of research collaboration Papers in Regional Science, 86:423--444.

van Oort, F.G. (2007). Spatial and sectoral composition effects of agglomeration economies in the Netherlands Papers in Regional Science, 86:5--30.

van Soest, D.P., Gerking, S. and van Oort, F.G. (2006). Spatial impacts of agglomeration externalities Journal of Regional Science, 46:881--899.