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An interdisciplinary, international organization focusing on understanding the growth and development of urban, regional, and international systems.


Andrés Rodríguez-Pose

Vice President

Jacques Poot

Executive Director

Tomaz Ponce Dentinho (2011-2018)

ERSA Councillors

Jouke Van Dijk (2015-2018)

Isabelle Thomas (2015-2017)

André Torre (2014-2017)

NARSC Councillors

Neil Reid (2012-2017)

Peter Stenberg (2016-2018)

Alessandra Faggian (2016-2018)

LACRSAI Councillors

Carlos Azzoni (2017-2020)

Jaime Bonet (2017-2020)

Eduardo Haddad (2017-2020)

PRSCO Councillors

Patricio Aroca (2016-2017)

Jichung Yang (2013-2018)

Erendira Serrano (2015-2017)


Emmanouil Tranos (2015-2017)

Jacques Poot (2015-2017)

Daniel Griffith (2015-2017)

Tüzin Baycan (2015-2017)

Fabio Mazzola (2016-2018)

Laurie A. Schintler (2017-2019)



Immediate Past President

Jean-Claude Thill



Francisco Carballo-Cruz


Financial Officer

Elisabete Martins



David E. Boyce

Peter Batey


Editors 'Papers in Regional Science':

Editor in Chief: Roberta Capello
Editors: Alessandra Faggian, Antonio Páez, Donald J. Lacombe, Michaela Trippl
Book Review Editor: Andrea Caragliu


Editors 'Regional Science Policy & Practice':

Editor in Chief: Tomaz Ponce Dentinho
Editors: Eduardo Haddad, Emmanouil Tranos, Jaime Bonet, Neil Reid, Patrício Aroca, Vicente Royuela
Book Review Editor: Tiago Freire
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RSAI Programs 2017

Building bridges 2017

Building bridges in regional science 2017 conference participation support   The RSAI will facilitate the participation of researchers from low-income and lower-middle-income economies (as defined ...

Nurturing new talent 2017

Nurturing new talent 2017   The RSAI aims to continue promoting the development of Regional Science by nurturing new talent in 2017. The council has therefore pledged resources to co-finance worksho...

Thinking big 2017

Thinking big 2017 seed funding for young researchers   Young researchers are often disadvantaged when trying to develop innovative and/or unconventional research projects because of a lack of adequ...

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The Regional Science Association International (RSAI), founded in 1954, is an international community of scholars interested in the regional impacts of national or global processes of economic and social change.

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