Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences (LSRS) publishes high-quality, shorter papers on new theoretical or empirical results and on models and methods in the social sciences that contain a spatial dimension. Coverage includes environmental and resource economics, regional and urban economics, spatial econometrics, regional science, geography, demography, agricultural economics, GIS and city and regional planning.
Examples of topics include, but are not limited to, environmental damage, urbanization, resource allocation, spatial-temporal data use, regional economic development and the application of existing and new methodologies.

LSRS contributes to the communication of theories and methodologies across disciplinary borders. It offers quick dissemination and easy accessibility of new results.

Factor (RePEc): 0.611 (November 2019)
Rank 709 of 2106 journals listed in RePEc

h-index: 6 (2019)

CiteScore 2018: 0.68
Rank #382/592 in Economics; #353/628 in Geography, Planning and Development

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Officially cited as: Lett Spat Resour Sci

  • Publishes high-quality, shorter papers containing theoretical or empirical analysis that use models and methods in the social sciences and contain an explicit spatial dimension
  • Contributes to the communication of theories and methodologies across disciplinary borders
  • Offers quick dissemination and easy accessibility of new results

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Editors-in-Chief
  • Henk Folmer,
  • Amitrajeet A. Batabyal
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1864-404X
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