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Journal of Geographical Systems

Journal of Geographical Systems

Spatial Theory, Models, Methods, and Data

Editors-in-Chief: M.M. Fischer; A. Paez; A. Rodríguez-Pose

ISSN: 1435-5930 (print version)
ISSN: 1435-5949 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10109

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Manfred M. Fischer
Institute for Economic Geography and GIScience
WU Vienna University of Economics and Business
Welthandelsplatz 1, Building D4
1020 Vienna, Austria
E-mail: manfred.fischer@wu-wien.ac.at

Antonio Páez
School of Geography & Earth Sciences
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
E-mail: paezha@mcmaster.ca

Andrés Rodríguez-Pose
Department of Geography and Environment
London School of Economics
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE, UK
E-mail: A.Rodriguez-Pose@lse.ac.uk

Associate Editor

Petra Staufer-Steinnocher
Institute for Economic Geography and GIScience
WU Vienna University of Economics and Business
Welthandelsplatz 1, Building D4
1020 Vienna, Austria
E-mail: petra.staufer@wu.ac.at

Honorary Editor

Arthur Getis
Department of Geography
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-4493, USA
E-mail: arthur.getis@sdsu.edu

Editorial Board

Luc Anselin, University of Chicago, USA
Roger S. Bivand, NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen, Norway
Eric Delmelle, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte,USA
Jouke van Dijk, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Suzana Dragicevic, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
Paul Elhorst, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Bernard Fingleton, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
Henk Folmer, University of Groningen, the Netherlands
A. Stewart Fotheringham, Arizona State University, USA
Rachel Franklin, Newacastle University, UK
Daniel A. Griffith, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Julia Koschinsky, University of Chicago, USA
Donald Lacombe, Regional Research Institute, Morgantown, USA
Julie Le Gallo, AgroSup National Superior Institute of Agronomic Sciences, Food and the Environment, Dijon, France
James P. LeSage, Texas State University, San Marcos, USA
Yee Leung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
J. Keith Ord, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
Olivier Parent, University of Cincinnati, USA
Manuel Ruiz Marin, Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, Spain
Linda See, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria
Isabelle Thomas, Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Christine Thomas-Agnan, Toulouse School of Economics, Toulouse, France
Harry J.P. Timmermans, Technical University, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

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    The Journal of Geographical Systems (JGS) is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed academic journal that aims to encourage and promote high-quality scholarship on new theoretical or empirical results, models and methods in the social sciences. It solicits original papers with a spatial dimension that can be of interest to social scientists. Coverage includes regional science, economic geography, spatial economics, regional and urban economics, GIScience and GeoComputation, big data and machine learning. Spatial analysis, spatial econometrics and statistics are strongly represented.

    One of the distinctive features of the journal is its concern for the interface between modeling, statistical techniques and spatial issues in a wide spectrum of related fields. An important goal of the journal is to encourage a spatial perspective in the social sciences that emphasizes geographical space as a relevant dimension to our understanding of socio-economic phenomena.

    Contributions should be of high-quality, be technically well-crafted, make a substantial contribution to the subject and contain a spatial dimension. The journal also aims to publish, review and survey articles that make recent theoretical and methodological developments more readily accessible to the audience of the journal.

    All papers of this journal have undergone rigorous double-blind peer-review, based on initial editor screening and with at least two peer reviewers.

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