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Mark Lijesen (1969) graduated in Economics in 1993 from Erasmus University Rotterdam and worked at the Insitute for Reaearch on Public Expenditure, Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB) and Netherlands Institute for Transport Policy Analysis (KiM). Mark obtained his PhD in 2004 at the VU University Amsterdam, department of Spatial Economics. He started working at this department from 2005.                    


Spatial competition, industrial organization, network sectors, transport economics


Airline Business (with Eric Pels)
Inleiding Economie II (with Peter Mulder)
The economics of vibrant cities (with Peter Mulder) 

coordinator of STREEM Research project and STREEM master thesis

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

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