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Thomas de Graaff is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Spatial Economics at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He holds a Master's degree in business econometrics from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 1997 and a Ph.D. in economics from the Department of Spatial Economics at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. His Ph.D. thesis dealt with ethnic cluster forming and endogenous dynamics in international migration patterns. After obtaining his Ph.D. in 2001, he continued working at the department of Spatial Economics as a researcher and subsequently as an assistant professor.

Research

Spatial location patterns of households and firms, spatial econometrics, and migration theory are among his main research interests.

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Keywords

  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • HA Statistics

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Research Output 1998 2019

Does new information technology change commuting behavior?

Gubins, S., van Ommeren, J. & de Graaff, T., 2019, In : Annals of Regional Science. 62, 1, p. 187-210

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

commuting
information technology
new technology
profession
technology adoption

Barriers of Culture, Networks, and Language in International Migration: A Review

Wang, Z., de Graaff, T. & Nijkamp, P., 11 May 2018, In : Region. 5, 1, p. 73-89 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
international migration
migration pressure
migrant
labor mobility
migrant worker

Demographic Aging and Employment Dynamics in German Regions: Modeling Regional Heterogeneity

Graaff, T. D., Arribas-Bel, D. & Ozgen, C., 2018, Modelling Aging and Migration Effects on Spatial Labor Markets. Stough, R. R., Kourtit, K., Nijkamp, P. & Blien, U. (eds.). Springer International Publishing Switzerland, p. 211-231 21 p. (Advances in Spatial Science).

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

demographic aging
labor market
youth unemployment
modeling
unemployment

Crime and social interactions in Dutch neighbourhoods

de Graaff, T., 2017

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

Looking at John Snow’s Cholera map from the twenty first century: A practical primer on reproducibility and open science

Arribas-Bel, D., de Graaff, T. & Rey, S. J., 2017, Advances in Spatial Science. 9783319505893 ed. Springer International Publishing Switzerland, p. 283-306 24 p. (Advances in Spatial Science; no. 9783319505893).

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

cholera
twenty first century
twenty-first century
snow
transparency

Activities 2002 2009

  • 11 Lecture / Presentation

Sectoral differences in regional population-employment dynamics in the Netherlands

T. de Graaff (Speaker), F.G. van Oort (Speaker), R.J.G.M. Florax (Speaker)
19 Nov 2009

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

About the Validity of the Monocentric Model: A Sectoral Decomposition of Population-employment Dynamics in the Netherlands

T. de Graaff (Speaker), R.J.G.M. Florax (Speaker), F.G. van Oort (Speaker)
23 Sep 2007

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

The Impact of Housing Market Institutions on Labour Mobility: A European Cross-country Comparison

T. de Graaff (Speaker), M. van Leuvensteijn (Speaker)
19 Sep 2007

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Population-employment Dynamics in the Netherlands

T. de Graaff (Speaker), R.J.G.M. Florax (Speaker), F.G. van Oort (Speaker)
13 Jul 2007

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Do Museums Cooperate or Compete?

T. de Graaff (Speaker), J. Rouwendal (Speaker), J. Boter (Speaker)
2 Sep 2006

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic