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CALL FOR PAPERS | 6. Summer Conference German-speaking Section, Dortmund 27-28 June 2013

Call for Papers
6th Summer Conference in Regional Science
Dortmund, June, 27 – 28, 2013

The “Gesellschaft für Regionalforschung” (GfR), the German speaking section of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI), the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and the Faculty of Spatial Planning of the University of Dortmund are pleased to announce the 6th International Summer-Conference in Dortmund.


Keynote Speakers:
Luc Anselin (GeoDa Center, Arizona State University)
Joachim Möller (Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung - IAB)



„New Approaches in Regional Impact Analysis“

The conference consists of two strands of presentations. One is related to the main topic of the conference and deals with new concepts and methods of impact analysis in the area of regional promotion of economic growth, employment and innovation. The second strand is more general by sharing results of new unpublished research in the broad field of regional science such as:
- Regional Economic Development,
- Innovation and New Technologies,
- Agglomerations, Regional Clusters and Networks,
- Regional Policy on European and National Level,
- Labor Market and Labor Market policies,
- Sectoral Changes and New Markets,
- Methods of Spatial Analysis,
- Institutional Change and Interregional Relations,
- Environmental Policies on the Regional and Urban Level,
- Demographic Change and Migration,
- Regional Impacts of Globalization and the Financial Crisis.


Participants are invited to submit papers to the „Jahrbuch für Regionalwissenschaft/Review of Regional Research“, the journal of the GfR, which is interested in publishing papers from the Summer Conference.
Participants: The seminar is open for any scholar in Regional Science.


Scientific Committee:
Franz-Josef Bade (Universität Dortmund, local organizer)
Uwe Blien (Universität Bamberg, IAB)
Johannes Bröcker (CAU Kiel)
Roberta Capello (Politecnico di Milano)
Stefan Fuchs (IAB)
Georg Hirte (TU Dresden)
Jens Südekum (Universität Duisburg-Essen)
Franz Tödtling (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien)


Submission of abstracts: April, 5, 2013 (Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Notification of acceptance by April, 22, 2013
Registration and submission of full paper till June, 1, 2013.


The conference fee is 60 Euro.


There will be a small budget to cover travel and accommodation expenses for speakers who do not have other financing possibilities. If you want to apply for a refund, please inform us about the approximate amount of travel costs when submitting your paper.
Presentations should be about 25 min. The conference languages will be English and German.


Further information will be announced at http://gfr.ersa.org/.
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