Jan Van Hove
University College Brussels (H.U.Brussel) and Catholic University of Leuven (K.U.Leuven)
Jan Van Hove is Associate Professor in international and European economics at the University College Brussels and the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium). He held visiting positions at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) and at the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL). His main research interests are European and international trade, in particular the relationship between trade and technological innovation as well as firm and product heterogeneity in trade. Jan Van Hove is affiliated to the Research Group Globalization, Innovation and Competition of H.U.Brussel and to the Centre for Economic Studies as well as to the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies of K.U.Leuven. Currently he is also the research director for economic research of the Leuven Centre for Irish Studies, one of the INFER institutional members.
Jan is a member of the publication committee and the workshop committee.
Department of Economics
Assistant Dean, Faculty of Commerce
University College Cork
Edward Shinnick is a Senior lecturer in Economics at University College Cork, Ireland. He received his BA degree (Economics and Mathematics) and Master’s degree (Economics) from University College Cork. He received his Ph.D. for the University of Strathclyde in 1999. His research areas include competition in markets & industries, privatisation, competition policy, regulation and business strategy, where he has published a number of papers in national and international journals.
Most recent publications cover the area of regulatory reform in Irish legal services, a comparative paper on regulatory reform in Ireland, Australia and the Netherlands, and a paper on the role of Cork Airport in regional development. Dr Shinnick has carried out consultancy work and economic studies for both industry and policy bodies. He was appointed by the Irish government to the Consumer Strategy Group in 2004 and was appointed to the Board of the new National Consumer Agency in 2005.
Edward is member of the publication committee.
Federal Financial Supervisory Agency (BaFin)
Policy Department Banking Supervision
Cordelius Ilgmann studied Modern and Medieval History and Politics as well as Economics at the University of Münster. He then worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Spatial and Housing Economics, department of Economics, University of Muenster Germany where he received his Ph.D. (Dr. rer. pol.) in 2011. In January 2012 he joined the Policy Department Banking Supervision at BaFin, where he works in the Restructuring Unit. His research interests include History of Economic Thought, Economic History, Institutional Economics and Law and Ecomics. In his free time, Cordelius enjoys running, football, and Ju-Jutsu.
Ulrike Stierle-von Schuetz
RWTH Aachen University
Am Templergraben 54
Ulrike studied at the University of Bristol and Trier University, from where she holds a degree in Economics. Currently, she is affiliated as research assistant at RWTH Aachen University, Department of Applied Economics, and based in Washington DC. Her main fields of expertise are economic integration, regional economics, fiscal federalism and spatial econometrics. Her latest research focuses on the impact of the institutional settings on the growth performance of European regions and the local spatial structure.
Ulrike is treasurer of the Network and member of the workshop committee.
Other Board Members
Faculty of Economics
University of Coimbra
Av. Dias da Silva 165
3004-512 Coimbra, Portugal
home page: www4.fe.uc.pt/elas
Elias Soukiazis is associate professor at the Faculty of Economics Coimbra University, Portugal, teaching mainly applied econometrics and data analysis. He received his BA degree (Economics) from the Macedonian University of Thessaloniki, Greece and Master’s degree (Economics) from Birkbeck College, London University. He received his Ph.D. from Kent University at Canterbury in 1995. His research areas include growth economics, international trade, regional and European economics, human capital and health, and in general applied economics. He has published a number of papers in national and international journals, chapters in books and a vast number of working papers. He is affiliated to GEMF (Group of Economic and Monetary Studies), the EEFS (European Economics and Finance Society) and the INFER network organizing conferences and workshops.
Laboratoire d'Economie d'Orléans
LEO UMR CNRS 6221
Rue de Blois, BP 26739
45067 Orléans Cedex 2, France
Camelia Turcu is Associate Professor in Economics at the University of Orléans (France) and a research affiliate at the Laboratoire d'Economie d'Orléans (LEO - CNRS). She received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Poitiers where she was a research assistant. Camelia also held a lecturer position at the University of Poitiers. Her research focusses on economic geography, international macroeconomics and transition economies, research fields in which she published several papers in peer-reviewed international journals. Her current work is related to the impact of exchange rate regimes on countries production structure and to the R&D firms’ location choices at the regional level. Camelia also conducted a research project on the services location at European regions’ level. Currently Camelia is involved in the management (Conseil d’Administation) of the French Regional Science Association (ASRDLF).
Camelia is a member of the publication committee and the workshop committee.
Michael H. Stierle
(Founder and Honorary Chair)
Michael H. Stierle is on secondment from the European Commission, Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affaris, to the International Monetary Fund where he is working as senior economist on a programme country. He studied economics at Trier University and UNAM, Mexico City, and holds a PhD from Speyer University. He has worked in economic departments in the private financial sector as well as in academic research. He initiated the foundation of INFER and chaired the network from 1998 to 2005. Michael´s policy oriented research and publications are janoncentrated on international economics, financial markets, growth and business cycles as well as regional economics.
Christian is an Economics graduate of the Universities of Mainz (Germany) and Glasgow and he obtained his PhD from the University of Strathclyde. From 2000 to 2002 Christian worked as a research fellow at University of Strathclyde in Glasgow with Prof Andrew Hughes Hallett. In 2002, he won a lectureship in economics at Cardiff University, where he left in 2004. From 2004 to 2008, Christian was a lecturer in economics at Loughborough University. From 2008 to 2010 he was a senior lecturer at Kingston University where he was also acting director of studies. Since April 2010, Christian is a Principal Lecturer and Field Leader for Finance, Economics and Accounting at UEL. Christian’s research areas are Macroeconomics, Financial Economics and Econometrics.
INFER Annual Conference 2013
event starting date: 2013-05-29
Invitation to General Meeting
Reminder INFER Workshops
MESSAGE TO INFER MEMBERS
The Impact of European Enlargement on the Direction and Prospects of Brussels Exports
Author: Karolien De Bruyne Jan Van Hove
The Validity of Wagner’s Law in the United Kingdom for the Period 1850-2010
Author: Christian Richter Paparas Dimitrios
Testing the UIP Theory in the CEE Countries. Evidence from the Garch Models
Author: Cristina Maria Triandafil Christian Richter