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Regional Science Matters

Studies Dedicated to Walter Isard

Editors: Nijkamp, Peter, Rose, Adam, Kourtit, Karima (Eds.)

  • Novel and original contributions to regional science by well-known scholars in honor of the late Walter Isard
  • Multidisciplinary approaches on the foundations and developments of regional science
  • Illuminating presentation and analysis of new pathways in regional science
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About this book

​This volume is a collection of fresh and novel contributions to regional science. They commemorate the scientific inheritance of the founding father of regional science, the late Walter Isard. All papers are written by well-known scholars in the field and serve to highlight the great importance of regional science theory and methodology for a better understanding of current spatial and environmental problems throughout our planet. The book showcases a multidisciplinary panorama of modern regional science research and presents new insights by applying regional science approaches.

About the authors

Peter Nijkamp has for many years been Walter Isard’s colleague on the European side of the regional science community. He has published extensively on quantitative regional science issues.

Adam Rose was Walter’s first Economics PhD student at Cornell University. He has taught at the University of California Riverside, West Virginia University, Pennsylvania State University, and University of Southern California. In addition to regional science, his major areas of research are energy and environmental economics, and the economics of natural disasters and terrorism.

Karima Kourtit is a researcher with a profound interest in regional science topics. Her main research interest focuses on the emerging ‘New Urban World’.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

  • Regional Science: What Matters? Which Matters?

    Nijkamp, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 1-11

  • The Spatial Economy: A Holistic Perspective

    Nijkamp, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 15-26

  • Interregional and International Trade: Different Causes, Different Trends?

    Krugman, Paul

    Pages 27-34

  • Refining the Isard Multiregional Input–Output Model: Theory, Operationality and Extensions

    Park, Jiyoung (et al.)

    Pages 35-54

  • Time in Economic Theory

    Andersson, Åke E.

    Pages 55-70

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-07305-7
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  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-07304-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $179.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-38381-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Regional Science Matters
Book Subtitle
Studies Dedicated to Walter Isard
Editors
  • Peter Nijkamp
  • Adam Rose
  • Karima Kourtit
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-07305-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-07305-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-07304-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-38381-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 460
Number of Illustrations and Tables
88 b/w illustrations
Topics