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economist , geographer

Georges Béla Benko, Hungarian, French economist, geographer. Member National Economic Commission of the Green Party in France, 2001—2002; Member of Association de Science Régionale de Langue Française, Association of Research and Regulation, International Regional Science Association.

Background

Benko, Georges Béla was born on August 14, 1953 in Budapest, Hungary. Son of Josef Andras and Eva Maria (Kosch) Benko.

Education

Architect-Engineer with honors, Ecole Spéciale d'Architecture, Paris, 1978. Master of Arts in Urban Planning, Institute Français d'Urbanisme, Paris, 1979. Master of Arts in Mathematics-Statistics, University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, 1984.

Doctor of Philosophy in Geography and Regional Science, Ecoles des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, 1982.

Career

Urban planner, Paris, 1978—1985. Chairman Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Urbaines et Régionales, since 1985. Associate professor University Panthéon-Sorbonne, 1985—1992, professor, since 1992.

Researcher Centre d'Etudes de Modes d'Industrialisation, Ecole des Hautes Etudes in Sciences, Sociales, since 1992. Director Avicenne Foundation, Paris, 1992—2001. Professor Institute d'Etudes Politiques, Paris, 1997—2000.

Visiting professor University Oxford, England, 2000—2001, University Bahia Blanca, Argentina, 1998, 2000, University Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1996, University Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1994, Brazil, 97, University Lisbon, Portugal, 1995, Portugal, 2003. Board directors Council of the Research and Regulation. Series editor Public L'Harmattan, Paris, since 1990.

Founder-editor Géographie, Économie Society, Paris, since 1999. Consultant Délégation à l'Aménagement du Territories et à l'Action Régionale, Paris, 1992, Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Paris, 1998.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Géographie des technopoles, 1991, Economia, espaço e globalizaçnão, na aurora do século XXI, 1996, La science régionale, 1998, Lexique de géographie économique, 2001. Editor: Industrial Change and Regional Development, 1991, Les régions qui gagnent, 1992, Geography, History and Social Sciences, 1995, Space and Social Theory. Interpretations of Modernity and Postmodernity, 1997, La richesse des régions.

      La nouvelle géographie socio-économique, 2000. Contributor over 150 articles to professional journals. Member editorial board Espaces et Sociétés, since 1985, GeoJournal, since 1994, Revista University de Geografia, 1996, Economic Geography, since 1996, Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 1996-1992, L'Année de la Régulation.

      Economie. Institutions Pouvoirs, since 1997, Problemas del desarrolo. Revista Latinoamericana de Economia, since 1998, Economia, Sociedade y Territorio, since 1999, European Spatial Research and Policy, since 2001, Association for Convention Marketing Executives: An International E-Journal for Critical Geography, since 2002.

Membership

Member National Economic Commission of the Green Party in France, 2001—2002. Member of Association de Science Régionale de Langue Française, Association of Research and Regulation, International Regional Science Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis.

Connections

Married Judith Christina Benko-Lazar, August 25, 1975. Children: Ken, Noel.

father:
Josef Andras Benko

mother:
Eva Maria (Kosch) Benko

spouse:
Judith Christina Benko-Lazar

children:
Ken Benko

Noel Benko