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WI Institute of Rural Economics

Dr. Jan Cornelius Peters

Institute of Rural Economics

Am Markt 4
37671 Höxter
Bundesallee 64
38116 Braunschweig
+49 531 596-5171
+49 531 596-5599

Fields of Activity

Work and research focus

  • Labour mobility
  • Spatial distribution of economic activity
  • Regional disparities in economic strength and labour market conditions

Additional informations

  •  Since 12/2021

Researcher, Thünen Institute for Rural Economics

  •  11/2016-11/202

Researcher, Thünen Institute for Rural Studies

  •   07/2011-10/2016

Researcher, Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

  •  10/2011-10/2016

Doctoral Programme "Quantitative Economics", CAU Kiel, Degree: Dr. sc. pol. (2017)       

  •  10/2005-06/2011

Studies in Economics at CAU Kiel, Jönköping University (Sweden) and Åbo Akademi University (Finland), Degree: Diplom-Volkswirt (Diploma in Economics)

•    OECD Working Party on Rural Policy
•    German-speaking section of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI), member of the board

•    Gesellschaft für Regionalforschung (GfR)
•    Regional Science Association International (RSAI)
•    Urban Economics Association (UEA)
•    German Economic Association

•    2021 Journal of Economic Geography Best Referee Award
•    2021 Thünen Research Award in the category "Excellent transfer contribution" for the special issue "Rural areas"
     of the Federal Agency for Civic Education (joint with Stefan Becker, Christian Hundt, Patrick Küpper, Anne Margarian,
     Cornelius Peters, Annett Steinführer and Peter Weingarten)
•    2012 Young Researcher Award, German-speaking section of the Regional Science Association International
•    Erich Schneider-Preis 2011 (faculty award) for Diploma thesis, Kiel University

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