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Thomas de Graaff

Faculty

University
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Research field
Data Science

Biography

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.

Publications

Bakens, J. and De Graaff, T. (2020). Valuation of ethnic diversity: Heterogeneous effects in an integrated labor and housing market Journal of Economic Geography, 20(1):197--223.

Panzera, E., de Graaff, T. and de Groot, HenriL.F. (2020). European cultural heritage and tourism flows: The magnetic role of superstar World Heritage Sites Papers in Regional Science, :.

Bernasco, W., de Graaff, T., Rouwendal, J. and Steenbeek, W. (2017). Social Interactions and Crime Revisited: An Investigation Using Individual Offender Data in Dutch Neighborhoods Review of Economics and Statistics, 99(4):622--636.

Zang, Z., de Graaff, T. and Nijkamp, P. (2016). Cultural Diversity and Cultural Distance as Choice Determinants of Migration Destination Spatial Economic Analysis, 11(2):176--200.

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

Lankhuizen, M., de Graaff, T. and de Groot, H.L.F. (2015). Product Heterogeneity, Intangible Barriers and Distance Decay: The effect of multiple dimensions of distance on trade across different product categories Spatial Economic Analysis, 10(2):137--159.

Beckhusen, J., Florax, R., de Graaff, T., Poot, H. and Waldorf, B. (2013). Living and working in ethnic enclaves: English Language proficiency of immigrants in US metropolitan areas Papers in Regional Science, 92(2):305--328.

de Graaff, T. and van Leuvensteijn, M. (2013). An European cross-country comparison of the impact of housing market institutions on labour mobility Regional Studies, 47(9):1443--1461.

de Graaff, T., Florax, R. and van Oort, F.G. (2012). Regional Population--Employment Dynamics across Different Sectors of the Economy Journal of Regional Science, 52(1):60--84.

de Graaff, T., Florax, R. and van Oort, F.G. (2012). Sectoral Heterogeneity, Accessibility and Population-Employment Dynamics in Dutch Cities Journal of Transport Geography, 25(November):115--127.

Gubins, S., Verhoef, E. and de Graaff, T. (2012). Welfare effects of road pricing and traffic information under alternative ownership regimes Transportation Research. Part A, Policy and Practice, 46(8):1304--1317.

de Graaff, T. and Nijkamp, P. (2010). Socio-economic impacts of migrant clustering on Dutch neighbourhoods: In search of optimal migrant diversity Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 44:231--239.

de Graaff, T. and Rietveld, P. (2007). Substitution between Working at Home and Out-of-Home: The Role of ICT and Commuting Costs Transportation Research. Part A, Policy and Practice, 41(19):142--160.

Florax, R., de Graaff, T., Nijkamp, P. and Reggiani, A. (2001). A general misspecification test for spatial regression models: heteroskedasticity, dependence and nonlinearity Journal of Regional Science, 41(2):255--276.

de Graaff, Th., Florax, R., Nijkamp, P. and Reggiani, A. (2001). Diagnostic Tools for Nonlinearity in Spatial Models Journal of Regional Science, 41(2):255--276.