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Regional Integration: Europe, the Mediterranean and the World

European Regional Science Association

27-31 August 2013
Palermo, Italy

he main theme of the Congress is¬†“Regional Integration: Europe, the Mediterranean and the World Economy”

Besides the main theme, the congress is open for all issues concerning regional problems. A broad range of topics are listed among the themes below:

  • Agglomeration, districts, clusters and networks
  • Climate change and Environment, sustainability issues
  • Demography, migration and population
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Private and public finance for regional development
  • Globalisation and regional competitiveness
  • Housing markets, land use and real estate
  • Infrastructure, Transport and Communications
  • Knowledge economy and learning regions
  • Social capital and regional development
  • Regional labour market and labour mobility
  • New frontiers in regional science: Theory and Methodology
  • Peripheral and rural regions
  • Regional strategies and policies
  • Spatial Econometrics and analysis
  • Tourism, cultural and creative industries and regional development
  • Urban economy and governance
  • Location theory and studies
  • Regional economic modeling
  • Regional cooperation and integration
  • Spatial analysis in welfare and social issues
  • The future of cohesion and regional policies
  • Great recession, regional growth and resilience
  • Spatial topics and Mediterranean economy
  • Evolutionary economic geography
  • Geographical information systems and spatial analysis
  • ¬†Institutions and multilevel governance
  • Banking and finance in the Metiterranean regions

Registration to the ERSA Congress is OPEN.

Please find below the programme overview:


ESRA Program

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