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Call for Papers | Workshop on the Spatial Aspects of Migration, Borders and Integration, COLEF & UP, Tijuana, BC, Mexico, November 9-10, 2020

The Economic Studies Department of the Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF) and Universidad Panamericana (UP) invites scholars to join our conference “Spatial Aspects of Migration, Borders and Integration”.

Topics include but are not limited to, the following:

  • Regional economic growth
  • International and cross-border trade
  • Environmental issues of border
  • Cross-border Governance, cooperation and administration
  • Migration, third country safe, asylum and refugees

Scholarly articles focus on policy issues in Latin America are especially encourage, but any work with related topics are welcome.

Papers can present the results of research, discuss conceptual approaches to policy implications, describe work in progress or raise issues for debate.

This workshop seeks to gather a group of researchers, academics, and students working in regional economy development topics to discuss research done in the field. It will also contribute to build a network of Latin American economists interested in regional economic development.

Special Issue

The workshop will invite those papers selected and presented at the workshop to the RSPP Special Issue on “Spatial Aspects of Migration, Borders and Integration”.

Keynote Speakers:

In addition to selected paper, presentations there will be four keynote speeches by:

Patricio Aroca      Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez

Mark Partridge    The Ohio State University

Tomaz Dentinho  University of Azores

Neil Reid             University of Toledo


There is no fee, but registration to the workshop is required by October 10, 2020.


All Workshop sessions will be held in English.


Prospective participants should submit a full version of the paper in English NLT September 11th, 2020 to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Authors will be notified of the final decision by September 30, 2020.

Please feel free to make any inquiries about the event at the above email address or visit our website https://realmexico.com.mx/

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