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Call for applications | The Peter Nijkamp Research Encouragement Award

Call for applications

The Peter Nijkamp Research Encouragement Award

The award recognizes the outstanding potential of a mid-career researcher from a nation in the developing world in which there is a section of RSAI. Conditions for applications are:

  • No more than 10 years from the doctoral qualification (by Dec 31, 2022);
  • Live in developing nations continuously for at least three years as at Dec 31, 2022;
  • Be a member of RSAI in good standing;
  • Submit a written formal research paper on a topic in Regional Science;
  • Submit an updated version of CV.

All material must be submitted to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Nominees will be judged in part on the evaluation of the paper and in part on an evaluation of the research track record and performance (CV).

The winner(s) will receive support, up to 750 Euro, to participate in a Supra-Regional meeting or in the World Congress, at which the paper will be presented.

The jury will comprise the Immediate Past-President of RSAI as Chair, an Editor of Papers in Regional Science, and two RSAI Fellows.

Deadline for the applications: February 28, 2024. 

Andrea Caragliu
Associate Professor of Regional and Urban Economics
Politecnico di Milano, ABC Department
RSAI Executive Director

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