Tuesday, 11 September 2018 12:26

Call for papers for RSPP Special Issues


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Catalonia

 

Dear Colleagues,

The aim of Regional Science Policy & Practice - RSPP is to promote and diffuse the understanding of human interaction in space; based on sound, rigorous and up-to-date methodologies; and focusing on real and urgent issues for peoples and places, that require adequate policy responses.

The ideas of secession of Catalonia diffused extensively by the regional, national and international press generated reactions from politicians, population and firms raising interesting research questions which answers can improve the knowledge of the political organization of space and, at the same time, lead to better policy responses.

This special issue aims to analyse, with sound methods and replicable evidences, the causes and effects of the political organization of space looking at Catalonia and other places with secession issues. Authors are invited to send their abstract until the 15th of October 2018 to the editors of this special issue, Jordi Suriñach This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tomaz Dentinho This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The papers will be selected by the editors of RSPP until the 31th of October 2018 and papers should be submitted to the regular review process of the journal until Mars the 22th of 2019. With a regular review process it is expected that the papers will be publish on the 3rd Issue of 2019.

Coordinators of this Special Issue:
Jordi Suriñach Caralt This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tomaz Ponce Dentinho This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Challenges and Opportunities for Regional Development

 

Dear Colleagues,

The methodological quality, the policy relevance and scientific novelty of the papers in presented on the 15th European Union Regional Economics Applications Laboratory (EU REAL) Workshop, in Palermo (Sicily) in September 3-4, 2018, created the challenge to publish a special issue on the journal Regional Science Policy and Practice (Regional Science Policy & Practice - RSPP).

This special issue wishes to analyse, with sound methods, the elements that explain the inequalities of labour markets, the relations between migration and welfare, the challenges of regional sustainability, the winners and losers of urban agglomeration, the dynamics of tourism and the responsibility of governance on regional development.

Authors are invited to send their abstract by the 30th of September 2018 to the editor of this special issue, Mauro Ferrante This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The papers will be selected by the 10th of October 2018 should be submitted to the regular review process of the journal until December the 15th 2018. With a regular review process it is expected that the papers will be publish on the 3rd Issue of 2019.

Coordinator of this Special Issue Editor:
Mauro Ferrante This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Challenges and policies for Middle-income trap regions

 

Dear Colleagues,

the 7th Cohesion Report of the European Commission highlighted the development challenges of a group of middle-income EU regions, and the risk for those regions to be caught in the so-called ‘middle-income trap.

The Regional Science Policy & Practice - RSPP (RSPP) special issue:  Challenges and policies for Middle-income trap regions (guest editors  Andres Rodriguez-Pose and Vinko Muštra): wishes to analyse and provide robust evidence for the existence of the middle income trap among the regions, but also to help understanding the key determinants and identify adequate policy responses.

The proper platform for presenting scientific novelty and the policy relevance of the proposed papers will be the 13th International Conference: “Challenges of Europe: Growth, Competitiveness, Innovation and Well-being” (22-24, May 2019, Bol, island Brač, Croatia).

Authors are invited to send their abstract until the 4th of February 2019. Abstract and full papers have to be submitted through the on-line submission system available at: https://moj.efst.hr/ConferenceSubmissionSystem/

Submissions by e-mail, fax or regular mail will not be taken into consideration.

The papers will be selected, after the presentation at the Conference, by 28th of September 2019 and papers should be submitted to the regular review process of the journal until 16th of December 2019.

With a regular review process it is expected that the papers will be publish in June 2020.

Coordinator of this Special Issue Editor:

Vinko Mustra This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 
New trends and Dynamics on Territorial Management and Governance

 

Dear Colleagues,

Based on the fresh and new trends, emerging issues and future challenges regarding territorial governance, public management and their inherent paths to achieve a sustainable development, the International Congress on Sustainable Development, Public Management and Territorial Governance that will take place at WSB University in Dabrowa Gornicza, between 28 and 31 May 2019 – will be associated to the journal Regional Science Policy and Practice, creating a challenge to publish a special issue on the journal (Regional Science Policy & Practice - RSPP).

This special issue is dedicated for the analyse and assessment of the ongoing dynamics and patterns in different territories regarding sustainability and the related issues that may have an influence over it. Therefore, the recent territorial policies and strategies as well as cross-border cooperation and the migratory fluxes are some of the examples that this special issue aims to address – mainly from the perspective of management and territorial governance.

Contextually, the best works will be invited to publish in the Special Issue. Thus, during the event abstracts submission, the authors will be notified to send their full texts until the 24th of May 2019 to the editors of this special issue: Rui Alexandre Castanho, Joanna Kurowska-Pysz and Katarzyna Szczepańska-Woszczyna, represented by Rui Alexandre Castanho (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

The papers will be selected until 2019 and should be submitted to the regular review process of the journal until July 31 of 2019. With a regular review process, it is expected that the papers accepted will be published in the first Issue of 2020.

Editors of this Special Issue:

Rui Alexandre Castanho This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Joanna Kurowska-Pysz This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Katarzyna Szczepanska This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

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