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Does new information technology change commuting behavior?

Our paper Does new information technology change commuting behavior written together with Sergejs Gubins and Jos van Ommeren is …

Valuation of Ethnic Diversity: Heterogeneous Effects in an Integrated Labor and Housing Market

Our paper Valuation of Ethnic Diversity: Heterogeneous Effects in an Integrated Labor and Housing Market written together with Jessie …

Barriers of Culture, Networks, and Language

A new pubication is out in REGION with Zhiling Wang and Peter Nijkamp titled Barriers of Culture, Networks, and Language. A direct link …

New Economic Geography model with R

New economic geography model with R Introduction Why some regions have more economic activiy than others depend on a variety of …

Migrating from Jekyll to Hugo

Introduction For quite some time I have been thinking about migrating my (very small) website to the Hugo platform. Mostly because I …

Sortingmod: an R-package for sorting models

Overview sortingmod is a package for estimating the sorting model - a discrete choice model which explains the location decision of …

Choosing statistical software packages for education in the social sciences

Introduction: the empirical workflow Econometrics is much easier without the data—Marno Verbeek The quote above does not only …

A lines map of building height in Amsterdam

Introduction I just came across this wonderfull post on https://www.r-bloggers.com …

A Heatmap of the Robustness of Determinants of European City growth

Introduction Understanding what makes a city tick (e.g., the determinants that makes cities succesful in employment of economic growth) …

Social Interaction and Crime

Social Interaction and Crime: An Investigation Using Individual Offender Data in Dutch Neighborhoods conditionally accepted in RESTAT …