Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences (LSRS) publishes high-quality, shorter papers on new theoretical or empirical results and onmodels and methods in the social sciences that contain a spatial dimension. Coverage includesenvironmental 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 theapplication 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): 1.444(August 2021)
Rank 803of 2696journals listed in RePEc

h-index: 14(2020)

CiteScore 2020: 1.3
Rank #401/661in Economics; #366/704in Geography, Planning and Development; #88/215 in Urban Studies

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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178 days
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23,276 (2020)
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1864-404X
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  20. Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
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