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Networks and Spatial Economics

Networks and Spatial Economics

A Journal of Infrastructure Modeling and Computation

Editor-in-Chief: Terry Friesz

ISSN: 1566-113X (print version)
ISSN: 1572-9427 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11067

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Terry L. Friesz
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA


Spatial Economics
Aura Reggiani, University of Bologna, Italy

Georgia Perakis, MIT, Cambridge, USA

Advisory Editors:

Å. Andersson, Jönköping University, Sweden
M. Florian, University of Montreal, Canada
K. Haynes, George Mason University, USA
A.B. Johansson, Jönköping International Business School, Sweden
P. Nijkamp, Free University, The Netherlands
J.-S. Pang, University of Southern California, USA

Area Editors:

Computational Game Theory: T. Yao, Penn State, USA
Congestion Games: G. Karakostas, McMaster University, Canada
Energy: Andrew L. Liu, Purdue University, USA
Freight and City Logistics: J. Holguin-Veras, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Geoinformatics: T. Matisziw, University of Missouri, USA
Location: M. Kuby, Arizona State University, USA
Logistics: D. Aksen, Koc University, TUR
Network Economics: A. de Palma, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France
Network Optimization: Patrizia Daniele, University of Catania, Italy
Network Science: S. Ukkusuri, Purdue University, USA
Regional Science: K. Donaghy, Cornell University, USA
Simulation: K. Nagel, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
Spatial Data and Complexity: L. Schintler, George Mason University, USA
Spatial Economics: L. Westin, Umeå University, Sweden
Statistical Modeling: C. Wang, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Supply Chains: Y. Ouyang, University of Illinois, USA
Sustainability: W. Szeto, University of Hong Kong, China
Traffic Flow Theory: M. Zhang, University California, Davis
Transportation Dynamics: S. Peeta, Purdue University, USA
Transportation Networks: D. Watling, University of Leeds, England
Transportation Systems: Y. Marco Nie, Northwestern University, USA
Urban Transportation: A. Unnikrishnan, Portland State University, USA

Associate Editors:

X. Ban, University of Washington, USA
H. Bar-Gera, Ben-Gurion University, Israel
I. Capar, Texas A&M University, USA
A. Chen, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
R. Connors, University of Leeds, England
N. Geroliminis, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
B. G. Heydecker, University College London, England
Y. Higano, University of Tsukuba, Japan
S. Kachani, Columbia University, USA
C. Kwon, University of South Florida, USA
L. Lambertini, University of Bologna, Italy
R. Li, Tsinghua University, China
C.-C. Lin, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
H. Liu, University of Michigan, USA
M. Maggioni, Catholic University of Milan, Italy
A. Meimand, Zilliant Inc., USA
O. Nielsen, Danish Technical University, Denmark
A. Okabe, University of Tokyo, Japan
E. Olinick, Southern Methodist University, USA
K. Ozbay, New York University, USA
M. P. Scaparra, Kent Business School, England
A. Sumalee, KMIT Ladkrabang, Thailand
E. T. Verhoef, Free University, The Netherlands
S. T. Waller, University of New South Wales, Australia
X. Zhou, Arizona State University, USA

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    Networks and Spatial Economics (NETS) is devoted to the mathematical and numerical study of economic activities facilitated by human infrastructure, broadly defined to include technologies pertinent to information, telecommunications, the Internet, transportation, energy storage and transmission, and water resources. Because the spatial organization of infrastructure most generally takes the form of networks, the journal encourages submissions that employ a network perspective. However, non-network continuum models are also recognized as an important tradition that has provided great insight into spatial economic phenomena; consequently, the journal welcomes with equal enthusiasm submissions based on continuum models.

    In light of its scope, the intended readership of and contributors to NETS are spatial economists, geographers, regional scientists, applied mathematicians, operations research analysts, infrastructure engineers and other researchers concerned with the spatial organization and operation of infrastructure in both the public and private sectors. Indeed the journal's Editorial Board is drawn from just such a mixture of disciplines.

    NETS is committed to high standards of originality and creativity for the papers it publishes. At the same time, NETS is committed to a timely review process. All submissions are to be sent initially to Springer's journal Editorial Office (JEO) from where the Editor-in-Chief will assign them to relevant Area Editors following a preliminary evaluation. A single blind refereeing system whereby the authors do not know the names of the referees assigned to their manuscripts by the Area Editors is employed. In most cases two referee reports will be solicited. Based on these reports, Area Editors make a publication recommendation to the Editor-in-Chief who decides the final disposition of each manuscript.

    The journal welcomes the full spectrum of high quality work in networks and spatial economics including theoretical studies, case studies and algorithmic investigations, as well as manuscripts that combine these aspects. Although not devoted exclusively to theoretical studies, the journal is "theory-friendly". That is, well thought out theoretical analyses of important network and spatial economic problems will be considered without bias even if they do not include case studies or numerical examples.

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