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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 con...

Building bridges

Building bridges in regional science 2016 conference participation support   The RSAI will facilitate the participation of researchers from low-income and lower-middle-income economies (as defined by the World Bank: ( at the three largest Regional Science...

Nurturing new talent

Nurturing new talent 2016   The RSAI aims to continue promoting the development of Regional Science by nurturing new talent in 2016. 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 ...


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Special Sessions of the 11th World Congress of the RSAI...

Special Sessions Call for papers   1. Happy communities; direct and indirect effects of social interaction (http://2016worldcongress.regionalscienc...

University of Liverpool: 1 X Lecturer in Quantitative G...

As part of institutional investment in Geographic Information Science (GIS) and the Centre for Spatial Demographics Research, we wish to recruit two i...

Abstracts Submission Extended Deadline: December 15th, ...

Abstracts Submission Extended Deadline: December 15th, 2015 - 11th World Congress of the RSAI, April 25-28, 2016, Istanbul, Turkey

Call for Papers 11th World Congress of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI) April 25-28, 2016, Istanbul, Turkey   The Regional ...

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

The latest issue of Papers in Regional Science is available! Volume 94, Issue Supplement S1, November 2015

  Papers in Regional Science Papers in Regional Science © RSAIRegional growth and spatial spillovers: Evidence from a...

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 Regional Science Association International ( (RSAI) is composed of three supraregional groupings of individual national and international sections or associations: The Regional Science Association of the Americas ( (RSAmericas), The Pacific Regional Science Conference Organisation ( (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 ( (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  ( 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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