Summary of the conference: 7th European Meeting of the Urban Economics Association

Kraks Fond – Institute for Urban Economic Research hosted the 7th European Meeting of the Urban Economics Association on May 26.-27., 2017.

Researchers with interest in urban phenomena and quantitative methods from worldwide universities were represented. It was two days with a total of 126 paper presentations (full list available here) and two keynote speakers:

  • Thomas Holmes (University of Minnesota)
  • Vernon Henderson (London School of Economics)

The conference took place in Copenhagen at The Royal Library with the reception at Fæstningens Materialgård (the Fortification Depot).

Winner of the Student Prize

Participating students had the opportunity to compete for the “Kraks Fond Prize for Best Student Paper at the European Meeting of the Urban Economics Association”. The winner of the Student Prize was Andrii Parkhomenko from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Andrii Parkhomenko received a cash prize of 1500 Euro for further research.

Andrii Parkhomenko holding the diploma: