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Professor Bernard Fingleton, Director of research in the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, has been awarded the EIB-ERSA Prize in Regional Science 2016.

The prize is awarded for his scientific achievements in theoretical and empirical spatial economics, with contributions ranging from the testing of economic geography theories to applied spatial econometrics, addressing urban and regional as well as national and global problems.

The Jury also acknowledged Professor Fingleton’s contribution to the organization of the field, e.g. as editor-in-chief for the quarterly journal “Spatial Economic Analysis” and as an advisor to various international organizations, including the European Commission and the World Bank.

Professor Fingleton received his award at the 56th ERSA Congress in Vienna, Austria.

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The EIB Institute is an institutional partner of ERSA, the European Regional Science Association.