dr. M.B.M. Lankhuizen



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+31 20 59 82313
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m.b.m.lankhuizen@vu.nl
school of business & economics ( ruimtelijke economie )
Researcher

Brief résumé

Dr. Maureen Lankhuizen is affiliated to the Department of Spatial Economics (VU Amsterdam). She studied economics at Maastricht University. After graduating in March 1994 she worked as a researcher/consultant in a number of research companies. In 2009 she obtained her Ph.D. from Radboud University Nijmegen with a dissertation on the determinants of foreign direct investments. Her research interests include regional development, trade and commodity flows, foreign direct investment, and quantitative research including input-output analysis and integrating datasets. She teaches various courses at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and the Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences at VU Amsterdam. She has also taught at the Amsterdam University College.    

Research activities

Regional development, trade and commodity flows, foreign direct investment, and quantitative research including input-output analysis and integrating datasets

Educational activities

  • Coordinator BSc theses, Bachelor’s Earth and Economics (VU Amsterdam)
  • Supervisor MSc theses
  • Urban Economics, Bachelor’s Beta-gamma (Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Amsterdam)
  • Introductory Economics, Bachelor’s Earth and Economics (VU Amsterdam)
  • Academic Skills, Bachelor’s Economics and Business (VU Amsterdam)
  • Regional Economics, Bachelor’s Economics and Business (VU Amsterdam)
  • Environmental and Resource Management, ( Amsterdam University College)

Recent publications

  • Lankhuizen, M. and H.L.F. de Groot (2016), Cultural distance and international trade: a non-linear relationship, Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences, 9(1), pp. 19–25. 10.1007/s12076-014-0129-8
  • Lankhuizen, M., Th. De Graaff and H.L.F. de Groot (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), pp. 137–159 10.1080/17421772.2015.1023338
  • Lankhuizen, M. (2014), The (Im)possibility of distinguishing horizontal and vertical motivations for FDI, Review of Development Economics, 18(1), 139–151
  • Lankhuizen, M.B.M., G.J.M Linders and H.L.F. de Groot (2011), The trade-off between FDI and exports: the role of multiple dimensions of distance, World Economy, 34(8), pp. 1395–1416
  • Tavasszy,  L.A., H.L.F. de Groot and M.B.M. Lankhuizen (2011), Naar betere beleidsinformatie voor duurzaam goederenvervoer in de Randstad, Tijdschrift Vervoerswetenschap, 47(1), pp. 44–64

    Full list of publications (.pdf)

Projects

  • Smart Specialisation for Regional Innovation, European Commission, FP7 Cooperation Programme
  • Sustainable Accessibility of the Randstad (SAR), NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research)
  • De Economische Verkenningen Metropoolregio Amsterdam (Economische Zaken Amsterdam/Kamer van Koophandel Amsterdam)

Ancillary activities

Last changes Ancillary activities: Amsterdam 06 februari 2017