Juan C. Duque

Juan C. Duque

RiSE group director

Office: 26-217
Phone: +574 2619500 (ext. 9993)
E-mail: jduquec1@eafit.edu.co

  • Research Interests


    • Spatially constrained clustering, industry clusters identification, spatial data analysis, open source software for spatial analysis, location modeling.


  • Editorial Appointments


    • 2009 → Editorial board member, International Regional Science Review.

    • 2011 → Editorial board member, Papers in Regional Science.

    • 2012 → Editorial board member, Computers, Environment and Urban Systems.


  • Education


    • 1998 → B.A. Business Administration. National University of Colombia, Colombia.

    • 2000 → MSc. Management and Economics. Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain.

    • 2004 → Ph.D. Management. University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Dissertation: Design of homogeneous territorial units: A methodological proposal and applications (Cum Laude).

    • 2007 → Postdoctorate. Department of Geography, San Diego State University, United States. (http://geography.sdsu.edu)


  • Awards and Honors


    • 2005 → Best dissertation award 2003-2004. University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.



Publications with RiSE group

+ Publications

An algorithmic approach for simulating realistic irregular lattices

In this paper, we propose an algorithm, RI-Maps, that combines fractal theory, stochastic calculus and computational geometry for simulating realistic irregular lattices with a predefined number of polygons.

Learning outcomes and dropout intentions: An analytical model for Spanish universities

The dropout rate among Spanish university students is very high compared to the European mean, creating a pressing need for the introduction of policies and programmes aimed at increasing rates of persistence.

Propuesta metodologica para la desagregación espacio-temporal de los indicadores de demografía empresarial

Propuesta metodologica para la desagregación espacio-temporal de los indicadores de demografía empresarial

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+ Software and tools

spatially constrained clustering algorithms

Python library with spatially constrained clustering algorithms

Economic multipliers for Colombia

Interactive tool for visualizing the interindustry dynamics in Colombian economy.

Spatial deagregation of multipliers

Interactive tool for visualizing the spatial distribution of economic impacts in Colombian metropolitan areas.

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+ News

RiSE participates in the UN-Habitat Council (Kenya)

RiSE-group was invited to the workshop "The Role of Cities In Creating Improved Economic Opportunities" in the UN-Habitat Governing Council... here are some pictures of the event, Link

The student Oswaldo Zapata awarded

The student of the Master in Economics from the University EAFIT, Oswaldo Zapata, was one of the awarded students by the Government of Antioquia

Noreña's undergraduate thesis published in international book

The thesis of economics student, Miguel Norena, has been published in the book Defining the Regional Spatial Scale in Modern Analysis.

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