Kristian Behrens

Professor of Economics, Université du Québec à Montréal (ESG-UQAM)

Kristian Behrens is Full Professor of Economics and holder of the Canada Research Chair in Regional Impacts of Globalization at the Université du Québec à Montréal (ESG-UQAM), Canada. He is also affiliated with the National Research University, Higher School of Economics; and the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). The main focus of his research is on international trade (impacts of trade integration, trade frictions), on regional economics (spatial distribution of economic activity, changes in spatial structures) and on urban economics (spatial sorting, agglomeration economies). He earned his PhD in Economics at Université de Bourgogne, France, and has been a post-doc and Marie Curie Fellow of the European Union at the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE), Belgium.

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