Economic Geography V - Skills, Jobs, Employment and Mobility

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Economic Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/3/2019
Start / End Time: 4:30 PM / 6:10 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Diplomat Room, Omni, West
Organizers: Dieter Kogler, Jennifer Clark, Peter Kedron
Chairs: Peter Kedron


Special Sessions co-organized with the Regional Studies Association (

The series of "Economic Geography" special sessions features theoretical and empirical research papers under the heading ‘EVOLUTION, RENEWAL, DEVELOPMENT & POLICY’. The various sessions highlight such topics, including innovation space, networks, policy, economic development, knowledge creation, relatedness, specialization, institutions, trade, resilience, and regional growth, amongst others.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Anet Weterings*, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, Spatial variation in early career employment security: the match between educational field and local labour market 20 4:30 PM
Presenter Frank Van Oort*, Utrecht University, Diede Teunissen, Erasmus University Roterdam, Anet Weterings, Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL), Regional Skill-relatedness and the survival and growth of plants in the Netherlands (2005-2015) 20 4:50 PM
Presenter Rikard Eriksson*, Umea University, Martin Henning, Gothenburg University, Regional patterns of job polarization: The case of Sweden 20 5:10 PM
Presenter Therese Danley*, Umeå University, Employment growth paths in a mature industry: Skill complementarities in manufacturing in Sweden 20 5:30 PM
Presenter Frank Van Der Wouden*, Kellogg School of Management, David Rigby, University of California, Los Angeles, Inventor Mobility and Productivity: A Long-Run Perspective 20 5:50 PM

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