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Dr. Angelika Krehl

Senior Researcher

Phone +49 351 4679 220

Research Interests

  • Theoretical and empirical analyses of polycentric metropolitan areas
  • Urban and regional economics
  • Cross-national comparative urban research
  • Spatial econometrics and statistics

Professional Experience

Since 2017

Senior Researcher at IÖR


Researcher at ILS – Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development, Dortmund, Germany; research group "Urban Regions"


Researcher at the Institute of Regional Development Planning, University of Stuttgart, Germany



Ph.D. dissertation (Dr. rer. pol.) at Technical University of Dortmund, Faculty of Spatial Planning; entitled "Analyzing Polycentricity. Conceptual Issues and Methodological Challenges"


Economics, with a major in Quantitative Economics at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, degree: Diplom-Volkswirtin (equivalent to Master’s degree)


Studying abroad at NTNU – Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

Memberships and Functions


Editor-in-Chief "Raumforschung und Raumordnung | Spatial Research and Planning"

GfR – Gesellschaft für Regionalforschung (German-speaking section of the Regional Science Association)
UEA - Urban Economics Association
Junges Forum der ARL – Akademie für Raumforschung und Landesplanung (Young Professional Forum of the Academy for Spatial Research and Planning)

Journal Manuscript Reviews

  • Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science
  • International Journal of Geographical Information Science
  • Raumforschung und Raumordnung | Spatial Research and Planning
  • Review of Regional Research (Jahrbuch für Regionalwissenschaft)
  • Sustainability
  • Urban Geography
  • Urban Planning


Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Department of Geosciences

SS 2019

Seminar: Economic Geography (Seminar: Wirtschaftsgeographie; undergraduate students)

University of Stuttgart, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering

WS 2011/12,
SS 2012,
SS 2013

Development Policy and Planning : A Seminar Conference (graduate students)

SS 2012,
SS 2013

Methods of Spatial Analysis and Forecast (Methoden der räumlichen Analyse und Prognose; undergraduate students)

SS 2012,
SS 2013

Transportation and Society (Verkehr und Gesellschaft; undergraduate students)

WS 2012/13

Tutorial: Spatial and Environmental Planning (Übung zur Vorlesung Raum- und Umweltplanung; undergraduate students)


Publications before IOER

List of publications before IOER (PDF)