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The Annals of Regional Science

An International Journal of Urban, Regional and Environmental Research and Policy

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26.07.2017 | Special Issue Paper Open Access

Innovation and regional economic resilience: an exploratory analysis

The varying rates of recovery of European regional economies from the 2007 to 2008 economic crisis have raised interesting questions about the sources of economic resilience. Policy discourse has increasingly asserted the role played by innovation …

21.07.2017 | Original Paper

The role of regional economic specialization in the production of university-owned patents

Several studies have revealed that R&D funds, university-level characteristics and the internal university environment determine the number of patents applied for by universities. However, only a few papers have analysed the effect of the demand …

19.07.2017 | Original Paper

Urban wage inequality and economic agglomeration

This paper explores the impact of interplay between transport costs and commuting costs on urban wage inequality and economic distribution within a new economic geography model. As in former studies, workers tend at the same time to agglomerate in …

19.07.2017 | Original Paper

The growth of US science and technology parks: does proximity to a university matter?

In this paper, we present a generalized model of US university science and technology parks, and we identify covariates that might serve as target variables not only to perpetuate the growth of existing parks but also to provide information for …

10.07.2017 | Original Paper

Is spatial distribution of China’s population excessively unequal? A cross-country comparison

This study explores whether China’s population distribution is excessively biased toward large cities or coastal regions. The test is based on a fixed effects model estimated from a 5-year panel dataset for 101 countries, and two spatial …

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The Annals of Regional Science presents high-quality research in the interdisciplinary field of regional and urban studies. The journal publishes papers which make a new or substantial contribution to the body of knowledge in which the spatial dimension plays a fundamental role, including regional economics, resource management, location theory, urban and regional planning, transportation and communication, population distribution and environmental quality.

The Annals of Regional Science is the official journal of the Western Regional Science Association.

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