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Call for Papers: RSAI British & Irish Section, 39th Conference, 25-27 Aug 2010, Glasgow, Scotland


The Regional Science Association International: British and Irish Section invites the submission of abstracts for their 39th Annual Conference in Glasgow from August 25 to 27, 2010.

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The following are suggested themes, but quality papers in all areas of regional science are welcome.


·      Regional Growth and Productivity

·      Differential Regional Impacts of the Current Economic Crisis

·      Sustainable Regional Development

·      Regional Energy Use and Environmental Impacts

·      Patterns of Migration and Implications for Regional Labour Markets

·      Evaluating Regional Development Policies

·      Spatial Analysis and Geodemographics

·      Multisectoral Modelling Approaches

·      Innovation and Competitiveness

·      Spatial Productivity Disparities

·      Transport and Infrastructure

·      Rural Economies and Communities


There will be Special Session for early career / doctoral students with prizes for the best conference paper and the best conference presentation by early career researchers.


Early career researchers are those engaged in or having recently completed PhD study in regional science.  Those applying for the best presentation must be at a stage prior to a PhD viva date.  Applicants for the best conference paper must be within 3 years of their PhD viva.  If you are eligible and wish to be considered for these prizes please bring this to the attention of the Secretary when you submit your abstract.


Please submit abstracts of up to 300 words by e-mail to the Secretary at the address below as soon as possible and by February 12th 2010 at the very latest. Authors will be notified of the selection committee’s decision in April 2009.


For any further information regarding the conference please contact the Secretary: Dr Declan Jordan, Secretary RSAI:BIS, Department of Economics, University College Cork, Western Road, Cork, Ireland.

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