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Steven Poelhekke is professor of economics at the University of Auckland, and affiliated to the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Tinbergen Institute, CESifo in Munich, and OxCarre in Oxford. He previously worked at the Dutch central bank. His research interests cover International Trade and Investment, and their intersections with Development and Environmental Economics. He has studied, among other topics: the local impact of mining on infrastructure and the tradeable sector, the persistence of foreign direct investment benefits for domestic firms in developing countries, and the effects of resource wealth and multinational banks on foreign direct investment. He is a Dutch national and holds a PhD from the European University Institute, Florence, Italy. He has published among others in the Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Development Economics, European Economic Review, and the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. Columns and policy pieces have appeared on VoxEU.org, the LSE Business Review and Economisch Statistische Berichten.

Personal website: https://sites.google.com/site/stevenpoelhekke/


Ancillary activities

  • De Nederlandse Bank | Amsterdam | Unknown | 2012-09-01

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Natural resources Business & Economics
Foreign direct investment Business & Economics
Resources Business & Economics
Resource extraction Business & Economics
Inflation expectations Business & Economics
Economic impact Business & Economics
Urbanization Business & Economics
Pollution havens Business & Economics

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Research Output 2008 2018

  • 22 Article
  • 5 Online publication or Website
  • 5 Working paper
  • 4 Chapter

Good mine, bad mine: Natural resource heterogeneity and Dutch disease in Indonesia

Pelzl, P. & Poelhekke, S., 2018, Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute, 65 p.(Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper Series; no. 18 - 073/VIII)

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Klimaatbeleid en internationale handel

Poelhekke, S., 15 Nov 2018, Preadviezen 2018: Klimaatbeleid: kosten, kansen en keuzes. van Soest, D., Smulders, S. & Gerlagh, R. (eds.). Koninklijke Vereniging voor de Staathuishoudkunde, p. 116-124

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Follow the money: Does the Financial Sector Intermediate Natural Resource Windfalls?

Beck, T. & Poelhekke, S., 2017, Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute, (Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper)

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Follow the money: The impact of natural resource windfalls on the financial sector [VoxEU]

Beck, T. & Poelhekke, S., 26 Feb 2017

Research output: Online publication or Non-textual formOnline publication or WebsiteAcademic

Former Foreign Affiliates: Cast Out and Outperformed?

Javorcik, B. & Poelhekke, S., 2017, In : Journal of the European Economic Association. 15, 3, p. 501-539

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access



INFER 2009 Best Paper Award

S. Poelhekke (Recipient), 2009

Prize: Prize / AwardAcademic

Smart Urban Regions for the Future (SURF)/ERA-NET COFUND Smart Cities and Communities

P. Mulder (Recipient), S. Poelhekke (Recipient), J.N. van Ommeren (Recipient) & E.T. Verhoef (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize / AwardAcademic

urban transport
urban region
energy use
environmental quality