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Honored paper presentation by Jacques-Francois Thisse on "New perspectives on economic geography"

April 5 at the XIII HSE International Aca­demic Conference on Economic and Social Development was held an honorary report by Jacques-Francois Thisse on the theme «New perspectives on economic geography».

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J.-F. Thisse

April 5 at the XIII HSE International Aca­demic Conference on Economic and Social Development was held an honorary report by Jacques-Francois Thisse on the theme «New perspectives on economic geography».

Jacques-Francois Thisse, a Fellow of the Econometric Society and of the Regional Science Association International, is professor of economics at the Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium) and the Ecole nationale des ponts et chaussées (France). His main fields of interest are in economic geography, industrial organization, international trade and public economics. He has published more than 150 papers in various scientific journals, including American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, International Economic Review, Management Science, Exploration in Economic History and Journal of Economic Geography. He held a full professorship at the Sorbonne (France) and has been visiting professor at INSEAD, University of Pennsylvania, Virginia Polytechnic Institute (USA), and Kyoto University (Japan). Prof. Thisse is the co-author of Discrete Choice Theory of Product Differentiation (MIT Press), Economics of Agglomeration (Cambridge University Press) and Economic Geography (Princeton University Press). He was the program chairman of the European meeting of the Econometric Society held in 1992 in Brussels and has served on the board off several journals and scientific committees. He is the recipient of several scientific prizes and holds a Doctorate Honoris Causa from the universities of Paris and Montreal.

The report presentation::

Jacques-Francois Thisse: "New perspectives on economic geography"