Bernard Fingleton has been awarded the EIB-ERSA Prize in Regional Science 2016!
The awarding ceremony will take place on the 26 August during the Closing Session of the ERSA Congress in Vienna.
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.
Press release EIB-ERSA Prize Winner 2016
Further information about the EIB-ERSA prize is available on http://www.ersa.org/awards-prizes/eib-ersa-prize/.