Regional Science Matters

Studies Dedicated to Walter Isard

  • Peter Nijkamp
  • Adam Rose
  • Karima Kourtit

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Peter Nijkamp, Adam Rose, Karima Kourtit
    Pages 1-11
  3. Spatial Systems Analysis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Peter Nijkamp, Waldemar Ratajczak
      Pages 15-26
    3. Åke E. Andersson
      Pages 55-70
    4. Johannes Bröcker
      Pages 87-103
  4. Regional Growth and Distribution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
    2. Geoffrey J. D. Hewings, Euijune Kim
      Pages 187-219
  5. Regional Policy and Uncertainty

  6. Urban Agglomerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 351-351
    2. Tschangho John Kim
      Pages 353-372
    3. João Romão, Peter Nijkamp, Eveline van Leeuwen, Karima Kourtit, Takao Ozasa, Maki Ikegami
      Pages 421-444
    4. Daniel Shefer, Shlomo Bekhor, Daphna Mishory-Rosenberg
      Pages 445-460

About this book


This volume is a collection of fresh and novel contributions to regional science. They commemorate the scientific inheritance of the founding father of regional science, the late Walter Isard. All papers are written by well-known scholars in the field and serve to highlight the great importance of regional science theory and methodology for a better understanding of current spatial and environmental problems throughout our planet. The book showcases a multidisciplinary panorama of modern regional science research and presents new insights by applying regional science approaches.


Demographic Aanalysis Public Policy Regional Growth Regional Science Spatial Modeling

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter Nijkamp
    • 1
  • Adam Rose
    • 2
  • Karima Kourtit
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Spatial EconomicsVU UniversityAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.University of Southern California Price School of Public PolicyLos AngelesUSA
  3. 3.VU University Department of Spatial EconomicsAmsterdamThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-07304-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-07305-7
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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