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Rainer vom Hofe, PhD

Associate Professor, Ph.D. Program Director

Education/Credentials

  • PhD: Cornell University
  • M.S.: Cornell University
  • Dipl. Ing.: Fachhochschule Weihenstephan

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Peer Reviewed Publications

Conrad Kickert and Rainer vom Hofe 2016. Critical mass matters - The benefits of retail agglomeration at the micro-scale in downtown Detroit and The Hague Urban Studies, ,

Rainer vom Hofe, Oana Mihaescu, and Mary Lynne Boorn 2016. Do urban parks really benefit homeowners economically? Evidence from a spatial hedonic study of the Cincinnati park system To be determined, ,

Rainer vom Hofe,Olivier Parent, and Meghan Grabill 2016. Teardown and rebuild: Impact on neighboring housing prices To Be Determined, ,

Honadle, Walter Beth, Marisa Zapata, Christopher Auffrey, Rainer vom Hofe and Johanna Looye 2014. Developmental evaluation and the ‘Stronger Economies Together’ initiative in the United States Evaluation and Program Planning, 43 , 64-72

Rayman Mohamed, Rainer vom Hofe, and Sangida Mazumder 2014. A spatial hedonic study of the jurisdictional spillover effects of sprawl on accidents Journal of Accident Analysis & Prevention, 72 , 9-16

Oana Mihaescu and Rainer vom Hofe 2013. Using spatial regression to estimate property tax discounts from proximity to brownfields: A tool for local policy-making Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 15 1,

Oana Mihaescu and Rainer vom Hofe 2012. The impact of brownfields on residential property values in Cincinnati, Ohio: A spatial hedonic approach Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, 42 3, 223-236

Olivier Parent and Rainer vom Hofe 2012. Understanding the economic benefits of trails on residential property values Annals of Regional Science, 51 2, 355-375

Rainer vom Hofe and Ke Chen 2007. Understanding housing as an economic stimulus: A regional computable general equilibrium (CGE) model for New York State housing Chiang Mai University Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 1 1, 69-92

Rainer vom Hofe and Saurav Dev Bhatta 2007. Method for identifying local and domestic industrial clusters using interregional commodity trade data The Industrial Geographer, 4 2, 2-27

Rainer vom Hofe and Ke Chen 2006. Whither or not industrial cluster: Conclusions or confusions The Industrial Geographer, 4 1, 2-28

Invited Presentations

Rainer vom Hofe (1998) Evaluating the Socio-Economic Impacts of the Erie Canal Corridor Project Initiative 45th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Santa Fe, NM

Rainer vom Hofe (1998) Evaluating the Socio-Economic Impacts of the Erie Canal Corridor Project Initiative National IMPLAN User’s Conference, Washington, DC

Rainer vom Hofe (2002) A Regional Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Model for Housing Policy Analysis: The Case of New York State 43rd annual Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Conference, Baltimore, MD

Rainer vom Hofe and Kazuya Kawamura (2002) A Regional Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Model for Housing Policy Analysis: The Case of New York State 49th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Rainer vom Hofe and Kazuya Kawamura (2004) The Economic Benefits of In-House Transportation: The Chicago 2020 Regional Transportation Plan 45th annual Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Conference, Portland, OR

Rainer vom Hofe and Ke Chen (2005) The Importance of Geographic Space in Industrial Cluster Analysis 46th annual Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Conference, Kansas City, MS

Rainer vom Hofe, Kazuya Kawamura, and Mingxuan Wang (2005) A Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Approach to Evaluate the Impacts of Freight Projects Transport Chicago 2005 Conference, Chicago, IL

Kazuya Kawamura and Rainer vom Hofe (2006) Economic Impact Of Truck Lanes - A CGE Analysis 47th annual Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Conference, Fort Worth, TX

Ke Chen and Rainer vom Hofe (2006) Industrial Clusters in Local and National Context: The Case of Chicago Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, IL

Rainer vom Hofe and Saurav Dev Bhatta (2006) The Relevance of Non-regional Trade Activities in Industrial Cluster Analysis: The Case of Chicago Mid Continental Regional Science Association and IMPLAN Joint Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Rainer vom Hofe and Oana Mihaescu (2007) Measuring and Mapping Interindustry Linkages: The Metalworking Cluster in Chicago 48th annual Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Conference, Milwaukee, WI

Rainer vom Hofe and Saurav Dev Bhatta (2007) The Importance of Interregional Trade in Industrial Cluster Analysis: The Case of Chicago The Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Rainer vom Hofe and Oana Mihaescu (2008) Identifying Interindustry Linkages in Regional Industrial Clusters: The Metalworking Cluster in Chicago The Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA

Rainer vom Hofe and Chris Auffrey (2009) Revisiting Fiscal Impact Analysis: The Missing Fiscal Impact Analysis – Land Use Link 50th annual Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Conference, Christal City, VA

Rainer vom Hofe and Olivier Parent (2011) Economic Benefits of Trails on Residential Property Values in the Presence of Spatial Dependence 52nd annual Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Conference, Salt Lake City, UT

Oana Mihaescu and Rainer vom Hofe (2012) Brownfield Sites and their Impacts on Residential Property Values: A Spatial Hedonic Regression Approach 53rd annual Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Conference, Cincinnati, OH

Rainer vom Hofe and Olivier Parent (2012) Understanding the Economic Benefits of Trails on Residential Property Values in the Presence of Spatial Dependence 51st annual Western Regional Science Association(WRSA) Conference, Kauai, HI

Rayman Mohamed and Rainer vom Hofe (2014) Jurisdictional Spillover Effects of Sprawl on Injuries and Fatalities 54rd annual Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP), Philadelphia, PA