(Director, Erasmus Happiness Economics Research Organization, the Netherlands), (EHERO), Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam
The urban happiness paradox
Martijn Burger is Academic Director at the Erasmus Happiness Economics Research Organisation (EHERO) and Assistant Professor of Industrial and Regional Economics in the Department of Applied Economics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.
He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics (cum laude) from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Most of his current research focuses on happiness economics and urban and regional economics, including geography of happiness, location decisions of multinational corporations, and institutional and social conditions for economic development.
In addition, he is associate director of the Globalization and World Cities Network (GaWC) Research Network, associate editor of the Journal of Economic and Social Geography, and member of the board of the Dutch Regional Science Association.