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The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

REAL Seminars 2005

REAL Seminar Series aims at disseminating latest research by students, visiting scholars, and professors in Regional Science and Economics.

Speakers in this seminar series are mainly related to the REAL-UIUC, unless otherwise noted.


The venue and time:
Tuesdays, 5:30-7:00 pm.
219 Davenport Hall 
607 S. Mathews Avenue


Last update on Monday, March 6, 2006   

December 13, 2005

Silvia Toyoshima

Title: TBA
December 6, 2005

Piedade Araujo (Exchange Student from University of Sao Paulo)

Title: TBA
November 29, 2005

Josefina Florez (Department of Urban Planning, Simon Bolivar University)

Title: To Walk or Not To Walk: Factors Affecting that Decision (part 2)
November 22, 2005 Thanksgiving Week

November 15, 2005

Roberto Basile (ISAE and University of Macerata, Italy) and

Gianfranco Piras (Vergata University of Rome, Italy)

Title: Analyzing Intra-Distributional Dynamics: A Reappraisal
November 8, 2005

Louis A. Galvis (Dept. of Geography, UIUC)

Title: TBA
November 1, 2005

Roberto Basile (ISAE and University of Macerata, Italy)

Title: Location Choices of Multinational Firms in Europe
October 25, 2005

Josefina Florez (Department of Urban Planning, Simon Bolivar University)

Title: To Walk or Not To Walk: Factors Affecting that Decision (part 1)
October 18, 2005

Jee-Sun Lee (Dept. of Geography, UIUC)

Title: The Structure of Interregional Trade Flows in the United States
October 11, 2005

Erik Dietzenbacher (Faculty of Economics, University of Groningen)

Title: Using Average Propagation Lengths to Identify Production Chains

October 4, 2005

Jaewon Lim (Dept. of Urban & Regional Planning, UIUC)

Title: Analysis on Interregional Migration with Transition Probability Matrix

September 27, 2005

Sang Gyoo Yoon (Dept. of Economics, UIUC)

Title: Impacts of Demographic Changes in the Chicago Region
September 20, 2005 No Seminar
September 13, 2005

John Parr (Department of Urban Studies, University of Glasgow)

Title: Spatial Definitions of the City: Four Perceptions
September 6, 2005

Sandy Daller’ba

Title: Drawing Regional Development Policies: A dialogue of the deaf?
June 2 – August 30, 2005 Summer Break
June2, 2005

Carlos Eduardo Lobo Silva (Dept. of Urban &Regional Planning, UIUC)

Title: Location, Communication, and Control within a Vertically Integrated Firm
May 25, 2005

Pedro Ramos (University of Coimbra, Portugal)

Title: Does the Trade Balance Really Matters for Regions?
May 24, 2005 No Seminar
May 17, 2005 No Seminar
May 10, 2005 No Seminar
May 3, 2005

Paksi Walandouw (Dept. of Urban &Regional Planning, UIUC)

Title: Indonesia Regional Income Inequality: An Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis
April 26, 2005 No Seminar
April 19, 2005 No Seminar
April 12, 2005

Laudo M. Ogura

Title: Urban growth controls and intercity commuting
April 5, 2005

Sang Gyoo Yoon

Title: Tariffs as Insurance with Adverse Selection
March 29, 2005 No Seminar
March 22, 2005 Spring Break (no seminar)
March 15,2005

Jaewon Lim & Marcelo Lufin (Dept. of Urban &Regional Planning, UIUC)

Title: Push-pull Analysis & Dynamic Modeling on Migration Pattern of Chicago PMSA: 1992-2001
March 9, 2005

Michael Sonis

Title: Theory of Innovation Diffusion: 100 Years of Development
March 1, 2005

Michael Sonis

Title: Land Uses Landscape and Matrix Land Uses Analysis
February 22,2005

Manuel Alcino R. da Fonseca (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Title: Macro-Models in Economic and Financial Planning
February 15,2005 No Seminar
February 8,2005

Mu, Lan (Dept. of Geography, UIUC)

Title: Computational Geometry in GIScience Research
February 1, 2005

Shiro Hioki

Title: Identifying the Structural Changes of China's Spatial Production Linkages Using a Qualitative Input-Output Analysis
January 25, 2005

Gianfranco Piras (Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy)

Title: Convergence in per-capita GDP across EU-NUTS2 regions using panel data models extended to spatial autocorrelation effects.
January 19, 2005 No Seminar
January 12, 2005

Marcelo Lufin (Dept. of Urban &Regional Planning, UIUC)

Title: Social capital in a Social Network Framework: Analysis of  social spaces in Region of Tarapaca (Chile)