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Centre for Regional Science at Umeå University


Emelie Hane-Weijman

Doing research on labour market changes, labour mobility and regional development and resilience. Hold a postdoc position in geography and affiliated with the Centre for regional science (CERUM).

Erik Bäckström
Jonas Westin
Lars Westin

Professor in Regional Economics

Madeleine Eriksson

Most recent research project is about the housing situation for newly arrived refugees. Teaching classes in planning and qualitative methods

Mona Westman
Rikard Eriksson

Professor of Economic Geography with special interest in employment, structural change and regional development. Associate head of department (Geography) and co-director at CERUM.

Roger Marjavaara

Dr. Roger Marjavaara is associate professor in tourism geography. He is coordinator of the tourism programme. Focus of the research is towards the causes and effect of human mobility.

Rolf Hugoson

Two theoretical themes characterize my research: policy analysis and rhetorical theory. Empirically, there are three fields of interest: Cultural policy; Diplomacy & armed conflict; Urban history.

Zoltán Elekes

PhD in economics, doing research on topics of evolutionary economic geography and social networks. Currently studying the role of co-worker networks in the wage-mobility of low-wage workers in Sweden.