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10th Geoffrey J.D. Hewings Regional Economics Workshop and 10th Summer Conference in Regional Science on Digitalisation, Urban Sprawl and Regional Economics

Workshops, conferences and other events, WIFO, 1030 Vienna, Arsenal, Objekt 20, 25.-26.9.2017
The Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) in cooperation with the Gesellschaft für Regionalforschung (GfR), the German speaking section of the European Regional Science Association, are very pleased to announce their joint International Summer Conference in honor of Geoffrey J.D. Hewings, Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and member of WIFO's Scientific Board. This year's workshop will focus on topics around digitalisation, settlement patterns and urbanisation. Additionally, empirical contributions falling in the broader range of regional economics are also welcome. The topics of interest include, but are not limited to, questions related to: regional growth and cohesion – regional specialisation – regional location analyses, spatial location choice and location concepts – geographical impact of economic policy measures – regional labour markets – regional tourism – regional planning.
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Organised by: Austrian Institute of Economic Research – Gesellschaft für Regionalforschung
Online since: 13.06.2017 0:00
Research group:Structural Change and Regional Development