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Ph.D. Peter NIJKAMP Professor in Regional Economics and in Economic Geography, Faculty of Economics, VU University Amsterdam

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1964-1970 Econometrics and Regional Economics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
1972 Ph.D. in Regional Economics at the Erasmus University, Rotterdam
1969-1970 Research Assistant, Econometric Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam
1970-1973 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
1973-1975 Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Free University, Amsterdam
1973-1978 Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
1975-2002 Chairman Department of Regional Economics, Free University, Amsterdam
2005-2007 President of the EUROHORCs - European Heads of Research Councils
since 1975 Full Professor in Regional Economics and in Economic Geography, Faculty of Economics, Free University, Amsterdam
 Member of several Editorial Boards of Scientific Journals, e.g.: International Journal of Development Planning Literature, Ecological Economics, Indian Journal of Regional Science, Geographical Systems
 Guest Professorships (Selection): University of Gothenburg, Sweden; University of Osaka, Japan; Boston University, Boston, USA; National Technical University, Athens, Greece
 Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel; University of Naples, Italy
since 2002 President Governing Board Netherlands Research Council (NWO)

Memberships

Member Advisory Board of the Negev Center, Ben Gurion University, Bear-Sheva, Israel
Member Board Western Regional Science Association, USA
Member International Advisory Committee of the Jan Tinbergen Educational Foundations Trust, Rohtak, India
Member of CESET, Study Center on Evaluation and Economics, Napoli, Italy

Publications

Extract:
P. Nijkamp, M. Giaoutzi: Tourism and Regional Development; New Pathways, Ashgate, Aldershot, 2006
P. Nijkamp, L. Kiminami, K. Button: Public Facilities Planning, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2007
P. Nijkamp, A. Matias, P. Neto: Advances in Modern Tourism Research, Physika-Verlag, Heidelberg, 2007
P. Nijkamp, Y. Shiftan and K. Button: Transportation Planning, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2007

Awards

Doctor honoris causa, National Technical University, Athens, 2002
Winner of the First European Prize in Regional Science
Winner of the 2004 Founder's Medal of the Regional Science Association International (highest international scientific award)
Fellow of the Regional Science Association International