I am a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Economics at the University of Bergen.

My research focus is mainly on economics, but also intersects with political and geosciences. I am a affiliate of the CESifo Research Network and the NoCeT.

Postal address: Postboks 7802, 5007 Bergen, Norway.

Email: Andre.Seidel@uib.no


  • 19/02/2021 With my research, I am now the new ambassador for the cross-disciplinary Bachelor program on Informatics, Mathematics and Economics at the University of Bergen. A brief video presentation of my research can be found here.

  • 10/12/2020 Lessmann & Seidel (2017) "Regional inequality, convergence, and its determinants – A view from outer space" is now the most cited article published in the European Economic Review since 2017.

  • 09/11/2020 New CESifo Working Papers "The Geographical Determinants of Within-City Heterogeneity in Urban Density" joint work with Melanie Krause.

  • 02/10/2020 I am now a CESifo Research Network Member.

Scheduled talks

  • 14/01/22 Research Seminar University of Vigo, ECOBAS.

  • 18-20/08/2021 77th Annual Congress of the IIPF.

  • 03/06/2021 Research Seminar at the University of Bergen, Department of Geography.

  • 29/04/2021 10th European Meeting of the Urban Economics Association.

  • 28/04/2021 Research Seminar at the Norwegian Business School, Department of Economics.

  • 17/03/2021 Research Seminar at the Brown University, Growth Lab.

  • 07/01/2021 43rd Annual Meeting of the Norwegian Association of Economist.