Spatial Economics’ Eric Koomen and former postdoc Dani Broitman won the VOGON Award 2020 for the best paper in the magazine Real Estate Research Quarterly. The paper (in Dutch) ‘Stedelijke centra magneten voor woningen‘ (translated as: Urban centers magnets for homes) contributes to the social debate about housing production. The Committee praises the clear analysis as well as the interesting research questions and the translation to real estate practice, in a scientifically sound manner.


Read the  jury report or watch the award ceremony (both in Dutch) on YouTube (from 59:30u).