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About Joris Beckers

Joris Beckers (°1990) graduated magna cum laude as Master of Science in Geography at the University of Leuven in 2013. Through the Erasmus exchange program he attended the Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne for a part of his studies. In 2019 he obtained his PhD at the faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Antwerp on the topic "The logistics sector in a consumer driven society, essays on location and network structure".

Joris’ expertise lies in the quantitative spatial analysis of (urban) economic and transport networks. As such, he teaches the course Regional and Urban Economics and co-founded the yearly Summer School on Urban Logistics. The current focus of his research lies on the impact of changing consumer demand on urban logistics (R!SULT project) and the relation between retail and transport.

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  • gastlector
  • post - doc navorser

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Stadscampus
Prinsstraat 13
S.B.412
2000 Antwerpen
Belgiƫ
Tel. 032654158
joris.beckers@uantwerpen.be