1. M.J. Burger, P.S. Morrison, M. Hendriks & M.M. Hoogerbrugge (2020). Urban-rural happiness differentials across the world. In J. Hellliwell, R. Layard, J. Sachs & J.E. de Neve (Eds.), World Happiness Report 2020 (pp. 67-94). New York: UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

  2. M.J. Burger (2020) Urban-rural happiness differentials in the Netherlands, in: A. Michalos (ed.) The Pope of Happiness (forthcoming).

  3. M.J. Burger, M. Hendriks, E. Pleeging & J. van Ours (2020). The joy of lottery play: Evidence from a field experiment. Experimental Economics (forthcoming).

  4. E. Pleeging, M.J. Burger & N.J.A. Van Exel (2020). The relations between hope and subjective well-being: A literature overview and empirical analysis. Applied Research in Quality of Life (forthcoming).

  5. A. Bakker, M.J. Burger, P. van Haren, W.G.M. Oerlemans & R. Veenhoven (2020), Happiness raised by raising awareness of how happy one feels. International Journal of Applied Positive Psychology (forthcoming).

  6. E. Pleeging & M.J. Burger (2020), Hope in economics. In: S. van den Heuvel (ed.), Historical and Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Hope (pp. 165-178). Springer, Cham.

  7. E. Arampatzi & M.J. Burger (2020). Facility management services and employee well-being. Journal of Facilities Management, 18(2), 109-130.

  8. P.W. van der Zwan, J. Hessels & M.J. Burger (2020). Happy Free Willies? Investigating the relationship between freelancing and subjective well-being. Small Business Economics, 55(2), 475-491.

  9. M. Hendriks & M.J. Burger (2020). Unsuccessful subjective well-being assimilation among immigrants: The role of shifting reference points and faltering perceptions of the host society. Journal of Happiness Studies, 21(6), 1985-2006.

  10. E. Arampatzi, M.J. Burger, S. Stavropoulos & L. Tay (2020). The role of positive expectations for resilience to adverse events: Subjective well-being before, during and after the Greek bailout referendum. Journal of Happiness Studies, 21(3), 965-995.

  11. M. Hendriks, M.J. Burger, J.A. Rijsenbilt, E. Pleeging & H.R. Commandeur (2020). Virtuous leadership: A source of employee well-being and trust. Management Research Review, 43(8), 951-970.

  12. C.T. Witte, M.J. Burger & E. Ianchovichina (2020). Subjective well-being and peaceful uprisings. Kyklos, 73(1), 120-158.

  13. I. Wijngaards, M. Hendriks & M.J. Burger (2019). Steering towards happiness: An experience sampling study on the determinants of happiness of truck drivers. Transportation Research. Part A, Policy and Practice, 128, 131-148.

  14. I. Wijngaards, M.J. Burger & N.J.A. Van Exel (2019). The promise of open survey questions - The validation of text-based job satisfaction measures. PLoS ONE 14(12) e0226408.

  15. M. Slag, M.J. Burger & R. Veenhoven (2019). Did the Easterlin Paradox apply in South Korea 1980-2015? A case study. International Review of Economics, 66 (4), 325-351.

  16. E. Arampatzi, M.J. Burger, S. Stavropoulos & F.G. van Oort (2019). Subjective well-being and the 2008 recession in European regions: The moderating effect of quality of governance. International Journal of Community Well-Being, 2 (2), 111-133.

  17. R. Veenhoven, A.B. Bakker, M.J. Burger, P. van Haren & W.G.M. Oerlemans (2019). Effect on happiness of happiness self-monitoring and comparison with others: Using the Happiness Indicator. In Evidence-Based Positive Psychological Interventions in Multi-Cultural Contexts (pp. 1-23). Basel: Springer.

  18. M. Hendriks, M.J. Burger, J. Ray & N. Esipova (2018). Do international migrants increase their happiness and that of their families by migrating? In J. Hellliwell, R. Layard & J. Sachs (Eds.), World Happiness Report 2018 (pp. 44-66). New York: UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

  19. M.M. Hoogerbrugge & M.J. Burger (2018). Neighborhood-based social capital and life satisfaction: The case of Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Urban Geography, 39 (10), 1484-1509.

  20. E. Arampatzi, M.J. Burger, E. Ianchovichina, T. Röhricht & R. Veenhoven (2018). Unhappy Development: Dissatisfaction with Life on the Eve of the Arab Spring. Review of Income and Wealth, 64 (S1), S80-S113.

  21. E. Arampatzi, M.J. Burger & N.A. Novik (2018). Social network sites, individual social capital and happiness. Journal of Happiness Studies, 19 (1), 99-122.

  22. K. Ludwigs, R. Lucas, M.J. Burger, R. Veenhoven & L.R. Arends (2018). How does more attention to subjective well-being affect subjective well-being? Applied Research in Quality of Life, 13 (4), 1055-1080.

  23. J. Hessels, E. Arampatzi, P.W. van der Zwan & M.J. Burger (2018). Life satisfaction and self-employment in different types of occupations. Applied Economics Letters, 25 (11), 734-740.

  24. S. Lancée, M.J. Burger & R. Veenhoven (2018). Commuting and happiness: What ways feel best for what kinds of people? In M. Friman, D. Ettema & E. Olson (Eds.), Quality of life and daily travel (pp. 79-93). Dordrecht Netherlands: Springer International Publishing AG.

  25. M.J. Burger, P. Nullens, S. Van den Heuvel & E. Pleeging (2018). Understanding and measuring hope: The interdisciplinary challenge of the Hope Barometer 1.0. In S. Van den Heuvel & P. Nullens (Eds.), Driven by Hope: Economics and Theology in Dialogue (pp. 3-20). Leuven: Peeters

  26. S. Lancée, R. Veenhoven & M.J. Burger (2017). Mood during commute in the Netherlands: What way of travel feels best for what kind of people? Transportation Research. Part A, Policy and Practice, 104 (C), 195-208.

  27. M.J. Burger, M. Hendriks, E. Pleeging & P.W. van der Zwan (2016). The silver linings of lottery play: motivation and subjective well-being of British lottery participants. Applied Economics Letters, 23 (18), 1312-1316.

  28. M.J. Burger, R. Veenhoven, L. Kakar & H.R. Commandeur (2015). Genetic distance and differences in happiness across nations: some preliminary evidence. Journal of Happiness and Well-Being, 3 (2), 142-158.

  29. E. Arampatzi, M.J. Burger & R. Veenhoven (2015). Financial distress and happiness of employees in times of economic crisis. Applied Economics Letters, 22 (3), 173-179.

  30. M.M.F. Hanstede, M.J. Burger, A. Timmermans & M.P.M. Burger (2012). Regional and temporal variation in hysterectomy rates and surgical routes for benign diseases in the Netherlands. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 91 (2), 220-225.

  31. M.J. Burger & B. Karreman (2010). Worldwide differences in executive pay, culture, well-being, and economic growth. Environment and Planning A, 42 (2), 255-256.



  1. S. Stavropoulos, F.G. Van Oort & M.J. Burger (2020). Heterogeneous relatedness and firm productivity, Annals of Regional Science (forthcoming).

  2. C.T. Witte, M.J. Burger & H.P.G. Pennings (2020). When political instability devaluates home-host ties. Journal of World Business, 55(4), 101077.

  3. S. Stavropoulos & M.J. Burger (2020). Modelling strategy and net employment effects of renewable energy and energy efficiency: A meta-regression. Energy Policy, 136, 111047.

  4. S. Stavropoulos, M.J. Burger & J. Dufourmont (2020) Urban circular policies and employment through greenfield FDI. Sustainability, 12(4), 1458.

  5. E. Meijers, M.J. Burger & F.G. Van Oort (2020). The Randstad Holland between functional entity and political desire. In W. Zonneveld, V. Nadin, B. Waterhout & D. Stead (Eds.), Randstad’s Polycentric Metropolis (pp. forthcoming). Routledge

  6. R. Cardoso, E. Meijers, M. Van Ham, M.J. Burger & D. De Vos (2019). Why bright city lights dazzle and illuminate: A cognitive science approach to urban promises. Urban Studies, 56 (2), 452-470.

  7. B. Karreman, M.J. Burger & F. Van Eenennaam (2019). Revealed competition between cluster organisations: An exploratory analysis of the European life sciences sector. Environment and Planning A, 51 (3), 705-723.

  8. M.J. Burger, S. Stavropoulos, S. Ramkumar, J. Dufourmont & F.G. van Oort (2019). The heterogeneous skill-base of circular economy employment. Research Policy, 48 (1), 248-261.

  9. M.J. Burger, F.G. van Oort & E. Meijers (2019). Examining spatial structure using gravity models. In L. D'Acci (Ed.), The Mathematics of Urban Morphology (pp. 471-479). Cham: Birkhäuser

  10. B. Karreman, M.J. Burger & F.G. van Oort (2017). Location choices of multinationals in Europe: the role of overseas communities. Economic Geography, 93 (2), 131-161.

  11. C.T. Witte, M.J. Burger, E. Ianchovichina & H.P.G. Pennings (2017). Dodging bullets: the heterogeneous effect of political violence on greenfield FDI. Journal of International Business Studies, 48 (7), 862-892.

  12. M.J. Burger & E. Ianchovichina (2017). Surges and stops in greenfield and M&A FDI flows to developing countries: Analysis by mode of entry. Review of World Economics, 153 (2), 411-432.

  13. E. Meijers & M.J. Burger (2017). Stretching the concept of 'borrowed size'. Urban Studies, 54 (1), 269-291.

  14. M.J. Burger & E. Meijers (2016). Agglomerations and the rise of urban network externalities. Papers in Regional Science, 95 (1), 5-15.

  15. E. Meijers, M.J. Burger & M.M. Hoogerbrugge (2016). Borrowing size in networks of cities: city size, network connectivity and metropolitan functions in Europe. Papers in Regional Science, 95 (1), 181-199.

  16. M.J. Burger, E. Ianchovichina & B. Rijkers (2016). Risky business: political instability and sectoral greenfield foreign direct investment in the Arab world. The World Bank Economic Review, 30 (2), 306-331.

  17. M.J. Burger (2016). Corporations and global trade. In The Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment and Technology. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons

  18. M.J. Burger, E. Meijers, M.M. Hoogerbrugge & J. Masip Tresserra (2015). Borrowed size, agglomeration shadows and cultural amenities in North-West Europe. European Planning Studies, 23 (6), 1090-1109.

  19. D. Schiller, M.J. Burger & B. Karreman (2015). The functional and sectoral division of labour between Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta: from complementarities in production to competition in producer services? Environment and Planning A, 47 (1), 188-208.

  20. T. Dogaru, M.J. Burger, B. Karreman & F.G. van Oort (2015). Functional and sectoral division of labour within Central and Eastern European countries: evidence from greenfield FDI. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 106 (1), 120-129.

  21. S. Stavropoulos, M.J. Burger & D. Skuras (2015). Data sparseness and variance in accounting profitability. Organizational Research Methods, 18 (4), 656-678.

  22. M.J. Burger, B. Karreman & F. Van Eenennaam (2015). The competitive advantage of clusters: cluster organisations and greenfield FDI in the European life sciences industry. Geoforum, 65 (1), 179-191.

  23. M.J. Burger, E. Meijers & F.G. van Oort (2014). Multiple perspectives on functional coherence: heterogeneity and multiplexity in the Randstad. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 105, 444-464.

  24. T. Broekel, P.A. Balland, M.J. Burger & F.G. Oort (2014). Modeling knowledge networks in economic geography: a comparison of four empirical strategies. Annals of Regional Science, 53 (2), 423-452.

  25. M.J. Burger, G.A. van der Knaap & R.S. Wall (2014). Polycentricity and the multiplexity of urban networks. European Planning Studies, 22 (4), 816-840.

  26. M.J. Burger, E. Meijers & F.G. van Oort (2014). The development and functioning of regional urban systems. Regional Studies, 48, 1921-1925.

  27. M.J. Burger, M.J.P.M. Thissen, D. Diodato & F.G. van Oort (2014). The magnitude and distance decay of trade in goods and services: new evidence for European countries. Spatial Economic Analysis, 231-259.

  28. M.J. Burger, E. Meijers & F.G. van Oort (2014). Regional spatial structure and retail amenities in the Netherlands. Regional Studies, 48, 1972-1992.

  29. T. Dogaru, M.J. Burger, F.G. Van Oort & B. Karreman (2014). The geography of multinational corporations in CEE countries: perspectives for second-tier city regions and European cohesion policy. Investigaciones Regionales, 29, 193-214.

  30. M.J. Burger, G.A. van der Knaap & R.S. Wall (2013). Revealed competition for greenfield investments between European regions. Journal of Economic Geography, 13 (4), 619-648.

  31. M.J. Burger, F. van Oort, R.S. Wall & M. Thissen (2013). Analysing the competitive advantage of cities in the Dutch Randstad by urban market overlap. In Metropolitan Regions - Knowledge Infrastructures of the Global Economy (pp. 375-391). Berlin: Springer

  32. F.G. van Oort, M.J. Burger, J. Knoben & O. Raspe (2012). Multilevel approaches and the firm-agglomeration ambiguity in economic growth studies. Journal of Economic Surveys, 26 (3), 468-491.

  33. M.J. Burger & E. Meijers (2012). Form follows function? Linking morphological and functional polycentricity. Urban Studies, 49 (5), 1127-1149.

  34. R.S. Wall, M.J. Burger & G.A. van der Knaap (2011). The geography of global corporate networks: the poor, the rich, and the happy few countries. Environment and Planning A, 43 (4), 904-927.

  35. M.J. Burger, B. de Goei, L. van der Laan & F.J.M. Huisman (2011). Heterogeneous development of metropolitan spatial structure: evidence from commuting patterns in English and Welsh city-regions, 1981-2001. Cities, 29 (2), 160-170.

  36. E. Meijers & M.J. Burger (2010). Spatial structure and productivity in US metropolitan areas. Environment and Planning A, 42 (6), 1383-1402.

  37. F.G. Van Oort, M.J. Burger & O. Raspe (2010). On the economic foundation of the urban network paradigm: spatial integration, functional integration and economic complementarities within the Dutch Randstad. Urban Studies, 47 (4), 725-748.

  38. B. de Goei, M.J. Burger, F.G. van Oort & M. Kitson (2010). Functional polycentrism and urban network development in the Greater South East UK: evidence from commuting patterns 1981-2001. Regional Studies, 44 (9), 1149-1170.

  39. M.J. Burger, F.G. van Oort & G.A. van der Knaap (2010). A treatise on the geographical scale of agglomeration externalities and the modifiable areal unit problem. Scienze Regionali, 9, 19-40.

  40. M. Brienen, M.J. Burger & F.G. van Oort (2010). The geography of Chinese and Indian greenfield investments in Europe. Eurasian Geography and Economics, 51 (2), 254-273.

  41. M.J. Burger, F.G. Van Oort, K. Frenken & G.A. van der Knaap (2009). Networks and Economic Agglomerations: Introduction to the Special Issue. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 100 (2), 139-144.

  42. M.J. Burger & V. Buskens (2009). Social context and network formation: An experimental study. Social Networks, 31 (1), 63-75.

  43. M.J. Burger, F.G. van Oort & G. Linders (2009). On the specification of the gravity model of trade: zeros, excess zeros and zero-inflated estimation. Spatial Economic Analysis, 4 (2), 167-187.

  44. B. de Goei, M.J. Burger, F.G. Van Oort & M. Kitson (2008). Testing the `super-region'. Town and Country Planning, 460-468.

  45. G. Linders, M.J. Burger & F.G. van Oort (2008). A rather empty world: the many faces of distance and the persistent resistance to international trade. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 1, 439-458.

  46. F. van Oort, M.J. Burger & O. Raspe (2008). Inter-firm relations and economic clustering in the Dutch Randstad region. In U. Blien & G. Maier (Eds.), The Economics of Regional Clusters. Networks Technology and Policy (pp. 145-166). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar



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