British and Irish Section: 48th Annual Conference 2020

Country: United Kingdom

City: Stirling

Abstr. due: 21.02.2020

Dates: 07.07.20 — 09.07.20

Area Of Sciences: Economics and management; Sociology;

Organizing comittee e-mail:

Organizers: Stirling University and Stirling Court Hotel United Kingdom


The RSAI British & Irish Section invites the submission of abstracts to be considered for the 2020 RSAI-BIS Annual Conference. Suggested themes for the conference are listed below, though quality papers in all areas of regional science are welcome.

·      Spatial analysis of productivity and labour markets
·      Higher education and impact of universities on regional economies
·      Migration, refugees, and integration
·      Spatial analysis of voting behaviour and political outcomes
·      Regional science in business (retail and geodemographics)
·      Transportation networks and their regional economic impact
·      Regional disparities in health and well-being outcomes
·      Spatial analysis of marine economies and renewable energy
·      Scottish devolution, the UK and Brexit
·      Urban futures (and sustainable cities)
·      Inequalities in subjective wellbeing
·      Social welfare assistance and reform

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