van der Wouden, F

 

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Dr van der Wouden, Frank

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Assistant Professor

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Dr van der Wouden, Frank

Title:
Assistant Professor

Short Biography:

Frank van der Wouden's research interests are the spatial uneven distribution of economic activities and networks of collaboration that link together people and places. Common topics in his research are innovation, collaboration, learning, inventors, scholars and cities. His work uses data-mining tools, machine learning techniques, methods from social network analysis and econometric models.

 

Frank holds a PhD in Economic Geography from the University of California, Los Angeles and a MSc.Res and BSc in Economic Geography and Urban Planning from Utrecht University. Before joining HKU, Frank was a post-doctoral researcher at the Management & Organizations department at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and affiliate of the Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems.

 

Frank has consulted for the Ministry of Interior of The Netherlands, the International Community Platform and the Center for Expertise on Urban Dynamics and Sustainability.  

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
University of UtrechtBSc
University of UtrechtMSc
University of California, Los AngelesPhD in Economic Geography
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2021-06-01The Hui Oi-Chow Trust Fund: Hui Oi-Chow Trust Fund Committee of Management
Research Achievement
2015-09-01Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Award: UCLA Graduate Division
Research Achievement
2016-09-01Graduate Student Grant: UCLA Center for Economic History
Research Achievement
2020-07-01Early Career Scheme Grant (PI): Research Grants Council
Research Achievement
2020-07-01Seed Funding Basic Research (PI): HKU
Research Achievement
2020-10-01Best Research Publication Prize: Forschungspreis KNZ (Research Prize)
Research Achievement
2017-09-01Graduate Student Grant: UCLA Center of Economic History
Research Achievement
2017-09-01Dissertation Year Fellowship: UCLA Graduate Division
Research Achievement
2017-09-01Outstanding Teaching Certificate: UCLA Geography Department
Research Achievement
2015-09-01Haynes Lindley Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship: Haynes Foundation
Research Achievement
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Technological Change技術變遷
Regional Development區域發展
Network Analytics網絡分析
Machine Learning機器學習
Innovation創新
Economic Growth經濟增長
Economic Goegraphy經濟地理學
Econometrics計量經濟學
Collaboration合作
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, German, Dutch英語、德語、荷語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, French, German, Dutch英文、法文、德文、荷文
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