The REC group at Umeå University is made up of both junior and senior researchers mainly within the field of economic geography, regional science and network science. Hence, many in the group is affiliated to the inter-disciplinary Centre for Regional Science at Umeå University (CERUM).
Professor of Economic Geography at Umeå University with special interest in employment, structural change and regional development.
Researching labor market changes, women and men’s mobility after redundancies, regional resilience, industrial structures and skill matching. Hold an assistant professorship in geography and is affiliated with the Center for Regional Science (CERUM).
PhD-student at the Geography department at Umeå University. Research Interests are economic geography, regional & urban economics and economic history
My research interests are focused on the role of entrepreneurship as an instrument to improve the circumstances of less advantaged regional economies as well as individuals with skills that are less valued on the labour market.
Gergő Tóth completed his bachelor’s degree at Eötvös Loránd University’s ELTEcon program, then received his MA degree from Central European University.
I am a PhD student in Economic Geography at Umeå University. In my PhD journey, I zoom in on regional economic resilience by investigating human agency to adapt to incremental and sudden economic changes.
Evans Korang Adjei
PhD in Human Geography with research interest in geographies of family co-occurrence and firm performance, familial entrepreneurship, immigration and labour market outcomes and regional development.
Postdoctoral researcher. I am interested in economic and development geographies, with focus on environmental sustainability and diverse economies.
I am a PhD student in Economic Geography at Umeå University. My research interests concern globalization and inequality reproduction in regional level, network theory and post-socialism.
I am a PhD student in Economic Geography, interested in combining the notions of structural change, the evolution of skill networks and geography.
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Got her PhD in 2021 at the department of Geography, with a specialization in economic geography.