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- faculteit der economische wetenschappen en bedrijfskunde ( ruimtelijke economie )
- Associate Professor
Frank Reinier Bruinsma (1960) studied Human Geography at the University of Utrecht and has written his PhD Thesis entitled ‘The impact of transport infrastructure on spatial patterns of economic activities’ (1994) at the Department of Spatial Economics of the VU University Amsterdam. He is affiliated as an associate professor to the Department of Spatial Economics. He is (co-)author of over 200 scientific and professional publications, published in national and international journals and books.
Research activitiesTransport infrastructure, regional/urban economics
His main teaching activities concern courses in the Bachelor program Earth and Economics. Furthermore he supervises bachelor and master thesis in the field of transport and regional economics.
Ecconet (Effects of climate change on the inland waterway transport network) funded by the European Commission
ISAAC (Integrated e-Services for Advanced Access to Heritage in Cultural Tourist Destinations) funded by the European Commission
TIP TAP (Territorial Impact Package for Transport and Agricultural Policies) funded by ESPON
BASIC (The provision of basic services in liberalised markets) funded by the European Commission
MCDA-RES (Multi-Criteria Decision Aid Renewable Energy Sources) funded by the European Commission
Advisor (Integrated Evaluation for Sustainable River Basin Governance) funded by the European Commission
Internalising the external costs of transport infrastructure use, several projects funded by the Dutch ministry of Transport and Water Works
Environmental Impact Assessments, several projects for the Dutch Commission of Environmental Impact Assessment