Emil Evenhuis

Researcher Urban and regional development
Full name
Dr. Emil Evenhuis

Emil Evenhuis is researcher Urban and Regional Development within the Department of Urbanisation and Transport of PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency. His research deals with the question: how should cities and regions engage with economic change? (such as globalisation, de-industrialisation, polarisation in the service sector, and the transition to (more) sustainable development models).

  • PhD Economic Geography, Newcastle University (2016)
  • MPA, Netherlands School for Public Administration (NSOB) (2010)
  • MSc Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam (2004)
  • MA Philosphy, Erasmus University Rotterdam (2004)
  • BA Japan Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam (2004)
Work experience
  • Researcher Urban and Regional Development, Department of Urbanisation and Transport, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (2019 - onward)
  • Research fellow Economic Geography, School of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Southampton (2018 - 2019)
  • Research associate Economic Geography, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge (2016 - 2018)
  • PhD-student, Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies, Newcastle University (2011 - 2016)
  • Consultant Public Economics, Rebel Advisory Rotterdam (2004 - 2011)
Side activities
  • Member of editorial board of Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society (2017 - onward)


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