Elien Van De Vijver

Elien Van De Vijver (°1986, Gent) is a PhD student at the Geography Department of Ghent University and holds a Master's degree in Geography (Ghent University). She has previously worked as a researcher at the Geography Department of Ghent University and the Department of Transport and Regional Economics of the University of Antwerp.

Her PhD research is funded by the Special Research Fund of Ghent University and explores the relationship between global air passenger travel and economic development of cities and regions worldwide. Elien is a member of the Globalization and World Cities (GaWC) Research Network.