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09/07/2018

8th Asian Seminar in Regional Science Jeju National University (Jeju Island, South Korea) from September 7 to 9, 2018, organized by the Korean Regional Science Association



09/05/2018

15th EU-REAL Workshop in Palermo, Italy (September 3-4, 2018)



08/13/2018

Fall 2018 REAL Members - Research Summary



07/13/2018

REAL 18-T-7
Transport infrastructure and the geography of foreign direct investments in Turkey
by İsmail Çağrı Özcan
Available Here



07/13/2018

REAL 18-T-6
The privatization of roads: An overview of the Turkish case
by İsmail Çağrı Özcan
Available Here



07/04/2018

REAL 18-T-5
Economic Crisis and Youth Unemployment in Europe: the Role of Regional Specialization Through a Spatial Quantile Approach
by André Carrascal Incera and Diana Gutiérrez Posada
Available Here



06/29/2018

Thank you to Prof. Xiangwei Sun (visiting scholar at REAL in summer 2016) from the Business School of Zhengzhou University for hosting Dr. Dall’erba for a summer course on spatial econometrics and for organizing with his colleagues a day of presentations on on-going research.



05/11/2018

Risk Analysis
Comparing the Economic Impact of Natural Disasters Generated by Different Input–Output Models: An Application to the 2007 Chehalis River Flood (WA)
by André F.T. Avelino and Sandy Dall’erba
Available Here



04/27/2018

Andre F. T. Avelino received an Outstanding PhD Student Award from the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics




04/13/2018

Dr. Olivier Parent visits REAL and the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics.



03/12/2018

Andre F. T. Avelino received an Academic Exelence Award from the Graduate College



02/12/2018

Economic Systems Research
Bayesian estimation of labor demand by age: theoretical consistency and an application to an input-output model
by Kijin Kim and Geoffrey Hewings
Available Here



12/16/2017

Dr. Norihiko Yamano received his PhD in a December convocation at the University of Illinois. He is standing with a very proud advisor, Geoffrey Hewings. Nori was the first part-time PhD in REAL and the journey took almost 10 years while Nori maintained his position in the OECD in Paris. Thanks to the support of his family and the colleagues in OECD for the encouragement that he received and congratulations to Nori on this wonderful achievement!



11/22/2017

The Second Annual China REAL Meeting was hosted by Drs. Wang Hua and Lan Fei at Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, in Wuhan, China. Many of the attendees are shown in this picture. We enjoyed a day and a half of papers presented by REAL alumni (and soon-to-be REAL alumni), wonderful lunches and a great dinner. Thanks to our gracious hosts! Next year, we hope to be in Tianjin at Nankai University.



10/27/2017

Ecological Economics
Crop Production, Export of Virtual Water and Water-saving Strategies in Arizona
by Jinwon Bae and Sandy Dall’erba
Available Here



05/01/2017

Renato S. Vieira awarded the inaugural Werner Baer Fellowship from the Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies



04/20/2017

Andre F. T. Avelino recognized as the Philip R. Israilevich Distinguished Research Fellow for 2017/2018



11/12/2016

Esteban Lopez and Leonardo Bonilla won the Graduate-Student-Led Paper Competition at the 63rd Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International in Minneapolis, MN.



10/22/2016

Professor Geoffrey J. D. Hewings received an Honorary Doctorate Degree (Doctor Honoris Causa) by the University of Extremadura (UEx) for his contributions in the fields of Regional and Urban Economics. Badajoz, Spain.



11/12/2014

REAL's 25th Anniversary celebrated at NARSC in Washington D.C. More Information