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  • Spatial Planning and Development

    Frank Moulaert is Professor of Spatial Planning, Head of the Planning and Development Unit ASRO, Faculty of Engineering, KU Leuven, Belgium.

    ASRO Website
  • Institutional Economics

    Frank Moulaert was trained as an economist in Antwerp and Leuven (Belgium) and a regional scientist at Penn (Philadelphia) where he worked with Walter Isard, Tony Smith, David Boyce and Tom Reiner
  • European Networking

    Frank Moulaert is, together with Flavia Martinelli, coordinator of one of the longest existent ERASMUS networks, the European Spatial Development Planning network

    ESDP Network

Featured Publications


Featured Articles
Introduction: Problematising Urban Social Cohesion: A Transdisciplinary Endeavour  
Urban Studies, Vol. 49, 9, pp. 1855-1872, 2012.
(with K. Miciukiewicz, A. Novy, S. Musterd, and J. Hillier)
in Journals (Refereed)
Analysing regional development: A structural realist approach 
Regional Studies,Vol. 44, 1, pp. 103-118, 2010.
(with A. Mehmood)
in Journals (Refereed)
Towards Alternative Model(s) of Local Innovation
Urban Studies, Vol. 42, 11, pp. 1969-1990, 2005.
(with F. Martinelli, E. Swyngedouw and S. Gonzalez)
in Journals (Refereed)
Localités désintégrées et stratégies de lutte contre la pauvreté: une réflexion méthodologique post-moderne. 
Espaces et Sociétés, Vol. 78, pp. 35-53, 1995.
with L. Leontidou
in Journals (Refereed)
Risk aversion analysis in a spatial context: some illustrations. 
Sistema Urbani,Vol. 3, 1-2, pp.135-147, 1981.
with P. Van Rompuy
in Journals (Refereed)

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Featured Books
IL'innovation sociale  

(edited with Juan-Luis Klein and Jean-Louis Laville) Éditions érès, Toulouse. 2014. (ISBN: 978-2749239491)



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The International Handbook on Social Innovation: Collective Action, Social Learning and Transdisciplinary Research 
(edited with Diana MacCallum, Abid Mehmood, and Abdelillah Hamdouch) Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. 2013. (ISBN: 978-1849809986), (eBook 978-1849809993)

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The Globalized City: Economic Restructuring and Social Polarisation in the City 

(edited with A. Rodriguez and E. Swyngedouw), Oxford University Press, Oxford. 2003. (ISBN: 978-0199260409)



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La logique sociale du développement territorial 
(with J. Nussbaumer), Presses de l'Université du Québec, Montreal. 2008. (ISBN: 978-2760513730)

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Cities, Enterprises and Society on the Eve of the 21st Century. 

(edited with A. Scott), Francis Pinter, London. 1997. (ISBN: 978-1855674042. 


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