• Gustav Mahlerplein 117

    1082 MS Amsterdam

    Netherlands

19982019
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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

Competitive network positions in trade and structural economic growth: A geographically weighted regression analysis for European regions

Thissen, M., de Graaff, T. & van Oort, F. G., 2016, In : Papers in Regional Science. 95, 1, p. 159-180 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

economic growth
regression analysis
market
market share
trade flow

An European cross-country comparison of the impact of housing market institutions on labour mobility

de Graaff, T. & van Leuvensteijn, M., 2013, In : Regional Studies. 47, 9, p. 1443-1461 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

labor mobility
homeownership
housing market
transaction costs
labor

Regional Population--Employment Dynamics across Different Sectors of the Economy

de Graaff, T., Florax, R. J. G. M. & van Oort, F. G., 2012, In : Journal of Regional Science. 52, 1, p. 60-84 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

economy
economics
structural adjustment
econometrics
urban planning

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

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)
27 Jun 2006

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic