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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

Nefs, M., van Haaren, J. and van Oort, F. (2023). The limited regional employment benefits of XXL-logistics centres in the Netherlands Journal of Transport Geography, 109:.

Hoogerbrugge, M., Burger, M. and van Oort, F. (2022). Spatial structure and subjective well-being in North-West Europe Regional Studies, 56(1):75--86.

Ouwehand, WesselM., van Oort, FrankG. and Cortinovis, N. (2022). Spatial structure and productivity in European regions Regional Studies, 56(1):48--62.

Steijn, MathieuP.A., Koster, HansR.A. and Van Oort, FrankG. (2022). The dynamics of industry agglomeration: Evidence from 44 years of coagglomeration patterns Journal of Urban Economics, 130:1--14.

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

Stavropoulos, S., van Oort, F. and Burger, M. (2020). Heterogeneous relatedness and firm productivity Annals of Regional Science, 65:403--437.

Thissen, M., van Oort, F., McCann, P., Ortega-Argilles, R. and Husby, T. (2020). The implications of Brexit for UK and EU regional competitiveness Economic Geography, 96(5):397--421.

Burger, M., Stavropoulos, S., Ramkumar, S., Dufourmont, J. and van Oort, F. (2018). The heterogeneous skill-base of circular economy employment Research Policy, 48(1):248--261.

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

Koster, HansR.A., Cheng, F.F., Gerritse, M. and van Oort, FrankG. (2019). Place-based policies, firm productivity, and displacement effects: Evidence from Shenzhen, China Journal of Regional Science, 59(2):187--213.

Chen, W., Los, B., McCann, P., Ortega-Arguiles, R., Thissen, M. and van Oort, F. (2017). The continental divide? Economic exposure to Brexit on both sides of the Channel Papers in Regional Science, 97(1):25--54.

Cortinovis, N., Xiao, J., Boschma, R. and van Oort, F. (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. and van Oort, F. (2017). Location choices of multinationals in Europe: the role of overseas communities Economic Geography, 93(2):131--161.

Thissen, M., Graaff, T. and van Oort, F. (2016). Competitive network positions in trade and structural economic growth: a geographical weighted regression analysis for European regions Papers in Regional Science, 95(1):159--180.

Cortinovis, N. and van Oort, F. (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. (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., Burger, M. and van Oort, F. (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. (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.

Boschma, R., Feser, E., Henneberry, J., Iammarino, S., Lagendijk, A., Ma, L., Massard, N., Oinas, P., van Oort, F., Pijpers, R., Pike, A., Varga, A. and Usai, S. (2014). Editorial: Sailing in the Ocean of Knowledge, 2008-13 Regional Studies, 48(8):1313--1318.

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

Graaff, T., van Oort, F. and Florax, R. (2012). Sectoral heterogeneity, accessibility and population-employment dynamics in Dutch cities Journal of Transport Geography, 25:115--127.

Storper, M., Marrewijk, C. and van Oort, F. (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.

Graaff, T., van Oort, F. and Florax, R. (2012). Modeling regional population-employment dynamics across different sectors of the economy Journal of Regional Science, 52(1):60--84.

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

Raspe, O. and van Oort, F. (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. (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. (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. 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. (2009). The geography of collaborative knowledge production in Europe Annals of Regional Science, 43(3):721--738.

van Oort, F., 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.

Needham, B., Boschma, R., Duhr, S., Fan, C., Frenken, K., Hassink, R., Iammarino, S., Lagendijk, A., Van Oort, F., Oinas, P., Pike, A., Torre, A. and Varga, A. (2009). Editorial: Reaching out to new territories ... Regional Studies, 43(1):1--4.

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. and Verburg, T. (2007). Related variety, unrelated variety and regional economic growth Regional Studies, 41:685--697.

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

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

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

van Oort, FrankG. and Atzema, OedzgeA.L.C. (2004). On the conceptualization of agglomeration economies: The case of new firm formation in the Dutch ICT sector Annals of Regional Science, 38(2):263--290.