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Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences

Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences

Editors-in-Chief: H. Folmer; A.A. Batabyal

ISSN: 1864-404X (electronic version)

Journal no. 12076

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Henk Folmer (Coordinating Editor)
Faculty of Spatial Sciences
University of Groningen
P.O. Box 72
9700 AV Groningen , The Netherlands
Tel.: +31 50 363 3875
Fax: +31 50 363 3901
E-mail: h.folmer@rug.nl

Amitrajeet A. Batabyal
Department of Economics
Rochester Institute of Technology
92 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623-5604, USA
Tel.: + 1 585 475 2805
Fax: +1 585 475 5777

Editorial Board

Guiseppe Arbia, University G. D'Annunzio, Pescara, Italy
Eckhardt Bode, University of Kiel, Germany
Sandy Dall'erba, University of Arizona, Tuscon, USA
J. Paul Elhorst, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Manfred M. Fischer, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
Arthur Getis, San Diego State University, CA, USA
Daniel A. Griffith, University of Texas, Richardson, TX, USA
Guojun He, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
Nico Heerink, Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands
Geoffrey J. D. Hewings, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA
Ray G. Huffaker, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
Randall W. Jackson, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
Harry H. Kelejian, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
Madhu Khanna, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA
Janet Kohlhase, University of Houston, TX, USA
Bengt Kriström, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå, Sweden
Julie Le Gallo, Agrosup Dijon, France
Chuan-Zhong Li, University of Uppsala, Sweden
James LeSage, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, USA
Johan Lundberg, Umeå University, Sweden
Yuzuru Miyata, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
Jesus Mur, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Tohru Naito, Tokushima University, Japan
Peter Nijkamp, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Mark Partridge, Ohio State University, USA
Roberto Patuelli, University of Bologna, Italy
Gianfranco Piras, The Catholic University of America, Washington D.C., USA
Ingmar R. Prucha, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
Sergio J. Rey, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
Andres Rodriguez-Pose, London School of Economics, UK
Shawn Rohlin, Kent State University, OH, USA
Oleg Smirnov, University of Toledo, OH, USA
André Torre, AgroParisTech, Paris, France
Erik T. Verhoef, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Heinz Welsch, University of Oldenburg, Germany
Peng Zhou, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China


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    Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences (LSRS) publishes high-quality, shorter papers on new theoretical or empirical results, models and methods in social sciences that contain a spatial dimension. It especially solicits manuscripts from regional science, regional and urban economics, geography, environmental and resource economics, demography, agricultural economics, GIS and spatial econometrics and planning. Examples of suitable contributions would be new formal derivations of theoretical or methodological results, new empirical findings, replications of empirical studies using new methodological approaches, short communications on new algorithms, evaluations of spatial econometric methods and meta-analyses.

    As a Letters Journal, it consists of concise communications (under 10 pages in length) that provide a means of rapid and efficient dissemination. It allows readers to determine their potential interest in a letter and to digest a large amount of information rapidly. Papers exceeding 10 pages in length will be considered for publication only if, in the opinion of an Editor-in-Chief, the additional length is justified by the nature of the question being studied and/or the quality of the analysis that is undertaken.

    LSRS also intends to contribute to the dissemination of theories and methodologies across disciplinary borders. The only letters journal in its field, LSRS is a valuable addition to the specialists literature in offering quick dissemination and easy accessibility of new results. Each article in LSRS is reviewed by two peer reviewers in a double blind fashion and classified according to the JEL classification system.

    Officially cited as: Lett Spat Resour Sci

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