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The Annals of Regional Science

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

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17.09.2018 | Editorial

Regional science in a resource-constrained world

This paper presents challenges to mainstream regional science that stem from the fact that regional economies are subsumed within larger social, economic and environmental systems. The constraints imposed by these systems are systematically …

06.09.2018 | Original Paper

Did natural disasters affect population density growth in US counties?

This paper examines the long-run effects of natural disasters on population density growth across US counties during the period of 1960–2000. Detailed data for measuring the number and intensity of three types of major natural disasters …

01.08.2018 | Original Paper

Optimal statute of limitations under land development timing decisions

In a recording title system, a landowner faces two risks: the risk of a claim from a previously dispossessed owner and risk of being dispossessed by adverse possession, squatting, or encroachment. In this study, we build a real options model to …

20.07.2018 | Original Paper

Interregional inventor collaboration and the commercial value of patented inventions: evidence from the US biotechnology industry

This paper analyzes the relative importance of the spatiality of inventor collaboration links for the quality of invention. It uses patent citation and renewal data to estimate (expected) economic values for a sample of US biotechnology patents …

10.07.2018 | Special Issue Paper

Choosing cities: a behavioural economic approach

How do people and firms choose to relocate to new cities? We argue that this difficult yet consequential choice is often poorly made, or not made at all, resulting in undermobility and consequent losses in individual utility and aggregate social …

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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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