Congratulations on the PhD
On June 29th 2016 Christoph Alfken successfully defended her dissertation on „The Spatial Concentration and Mobility of Creative Individuals in Germany“ (grade: magna cum laude). Prof. Sternberg supervised the dissertation. Second assessor was Prof. Ivo Mossig, Economic Geographer at the University of Breme.
Economic Geographers from Hannover found Alumni-Association
More than 750 former students have finished their Diploma, Bachelor thesis, Master thesis, or PhD thesis in economic geography in Hanover after Prof. Ludwig Schätzl took over the Institute in 1978. These alumni are the target group of the recently founded Alumni Association of economic geographers in Hanover, in a word: WiGeoH. 34 economic ...
Gendered rural labour markets and intend to migrate Increased outmigration of young women from rural areas is also visible in the German federal state of Lower Saxony. A main reason is a mismatch between career aspirations and the regional labour market and/or education opportunities. A study by Kim Schumacher & Alexander Kunz shows this ...
New scientific presentation
On June 1 2016, Tom Broekel introduced the Evolutionary Economics approach to the audience of the „Forum für Politik und Kultur e.V.” in Hannover. He presented the fundamental ideas and basic theories underlying this approach and discussed ideas on how this approach might be useful for regional economic policy.
32nd International Seminar in Economic Geography (ISEG)
Prof. Dr. Ben Derudder, Professor at Ghent University (Belgium), was guest of the 32nd International Seminar in Economic Geography (ISEG) between June 6 and 10, 2016. The topic of the 32nd ISEG was “The economic geographies of urban networks”. Ben Derudder gave insights into recent concepts and new empirical results of network research. The ...