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The Voice of Regional Science

The Voice of Regional Science

Series: Footprints of Regional Science

Series Editors: Newbold, Bruce, Royuela, Vicente, Wahlström, Mia

ISSN: 2662-9704

K. Bruce Newbold is a Professor of Geography at McMaster University (Canada). He received his PhD in Geography from McMaster University in 1994, and worked at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign between 1994 and 2000 before returning to McMaster. He is the former Director of the McMaster Institute of Environment and Health (MIEH, 2004-2013) and the current Director of the School of Geography and Earth Sciences (2012-present). Dr. Newbold has held visiting professor positions at the University of Glasgow and the University of California San Diego.

Vicente Royuela Mora is a Professor of Applied Economics at University of Barcelona (Spain). He is an economist focused on regional science, urban economics and socio-economic development, with an intense emphasis on statistical and econometrics techniques. He has been Visiting Researcher at the University of Reading (UK), University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign (US) and University of Queensland (Australia). He is member of the Board of Directors of the AQR-IREA Research Group, member of the EOC of the European Regional Science Association, and Editor in Chief of Investigaciones Regionales-Journal of Regional Research. 

Marie H. Wahlström has a solid background in consulting - working with analyses, strategies and processes in early stages of urban development projects. Marie received her doctorate from the department of Urban and Regional Studies at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. Her current research focuses on the attractiveness and competitiveness of cities with a specific focus on the identity and soul of cities and their neighbourhoods. After the dissertation she continues working as a consultant at Tyréns AB in Sweden, spending part of her time as a guest researcher with Dr. Karima Kourtit and Prof. Peter Nijkamp at the division Smart Cities, at the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS), ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. Their joint work often concerns different aspects of city and neighbourhood attractiveness.