Words of welcome by Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, new RSAI President

Dear friends and colleagues,   As every two years, 2015 brings a change at the helm of the RSAI. Following the established system of rotation among the supra-regions of the organisation, I have taken overfrom Jean-Claude Thill as president of the RSAI on January 1st.   2015 is a good year to take over. With close to 4500 members worldwide, the RSAI is stronger than ever. Regional Science congresses are buzzing events which attract regional scientists from all over the world and where cutti...

Nurturing new talent

The RSAI aims to promote the development of Regional Science by nurturing new talent. The council has therefore pledged resources to co-finance workshops and summer institutes intended to provide substantive training to pre-doctoral researchers, including the presentation of their work and receiving feedback from senior scholars and their peers. It is expected that the selected workshops and institutes will have considerable geographical coverage.    Organisers of workshops and summer schools ...

Building bridges

The RSAI will facilitate the participation of researchers from low-income and lower-middle-income economies (as defined by the World Bank:  http://data.worldbank.org/about/country-and-lending-groups#Low_income (http://data.worldbank.org/about/country-and-lending-groups#Low_income)) at the main Regional Science Conferences: ERSA, NARSC and PRSCO.   The RSAI will pay the fees of the congress for those researchers selected. Alternative means of financing will have to be sought for travel and acco...


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ERSA‬ Congress 2015 - Parliament session

Parliament session, sala do senado, day 28 of August 2015 in Lisbon, with the participation of European Commissioner for Regional Policy, Corina Creţu...

EPCS call for papers

Dear colleagues, The Annual Meeting of the European Public Choice Society will be held from March 30th to April 2nd, 2016 at the University of Freibu...

The latest issue of Regional Science Policy Practice ...

The latest issue of Regional Science Policy & Practice is available! 7, 3 (August 2015)

  Regional Science Policy Practice © RSAI   Volume 7, Issue 3 Pages i - ii, 103 - 161, August ...

The latest issue of Papers in Regional Science is avail...

The latest issue of Papers in Regional Science is available! Volume 94, Issue 3, August 2015

  Papers in Regional Science Papers in Regional Science © RSAI Volume 94, Issue 3 Pages i - ii, 443 - 675, Aug...

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 Regional Science Association International (http://www.regionalscience.org/) (RSAI) is composed of three supraregional groupings of individual national and international sections or associations: The Regional Science Association of the Americas (http://www.rsamericas.org/home/) (RSAmericas), The Pacific Regional Science Conference Organisation (http://www.prsco.info/) (PRSCO). RSAI has a world-wide membership of over 4,000.   The...



The European Regional Science Association (ERSA) is the supranational grouping of national regional science associations across Europe. Members are academics, policy professionals and researchers interested in spatial economics and planning, regional and local development and related issues. They are drawn...



The Pacific Regional Science Conference Organisation (http://www.prsco.info/index.html) (PRSCO) was established at the 7th Annual Meeting of the Western Regional Science Association (WRSA) in San Diego, February 1-4, 1968 at the initiative of representatives from WRSA and the Japan Section of...



The Regional Science Association of the Americas  (http://www.rsamericas.com/web/)(RSAMERICAS) represents the affiliated and common interests of the various regional science organizations of the American Continents.   RSAMERICAS operates as an objective, scientific body without political, social, financial, or nationalistic bias. It supports its objectives...

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