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Global Metropolitan Regions: Shifting Economic Power

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provided by the Brookings Institute to see how your nearest city region did.

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Happy New Year!

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in the USA.

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Connecting Universities to Regional Growth

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2 ENHANCING REGIONAL INNOVATION THROUGH RESEARCH ACTIVITIES 3 PROMOTING ENTERPRISE, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH 4 CONTRIBUTING TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONAL HUMAN CAPITAL AND SKILLS 5 IMPROVING SOCIAL EQUALITY THROUGH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND ‘PLACEMAKING’ 6 BARRIERS, CHALLENGES AND ENABLERS TO EFFECTIVE ENGAGEMENT OF UNIVERSITIES IN REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT 7 PROCESSES AND PRACTICAL MECHANISMS TO BUILD CAPACITY […]

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Excitement builds for the RSA’s Global Conference in Beijing!

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Hello, fellow RSA members my name is Jimmy Ancheta Jr and I’m the Conference and Administration Officer at the RSA. I recently travelled to Beijing in preparation for the inaugural Regional Studies Association’s Global Conference 2012. Here are a just a few highlights from my trip. Day 1 Monday 14 November 2011 Beijing International Airport […]

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Sally Hardy – 25 Years at the Regional Studies Association!

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All About Elizabeth…

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That’s all from Elizabeth today. Be sure to say hello (or Guten Tag / ¿qué tal?) next time you see Elizabeth at an RSA event. There will be more from the RSA staff team in future…

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Projected government debt: debt curses and assumptions

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So what makes up government debt? As the Economist explains it “There are two things that matter in government-debt dynamics. The difference between real interest rates and GDP growth (r-g), and the primary budget balance as a % of GDP (ie, before interest payments). In any given period the debt stock grows by the existing […]

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Regional Studies at UCLA

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7 billion people and rising: Interactive highlights from the web

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Country population: past, present and future, Interactive map by the Guardian with population figures from 1950-2010 and projections for 2100. 7 billion people and you: What’s your number? Web tool by BBC News that lets you find out how many people were alive the day you were born. World Population – Live Update, Second by […]

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All About Auréliane…

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Look out for more in the ‘All About’ series in future blog posts. Thanks again to Auréliane for taking part!

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America’s Changing Metropolitan Immigrant Population

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Olympic Regeneration – London 2012

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The Real US Map, a Country of Regions

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High Speed Rail in the U.S.A.

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Province, State and Country Populations

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Some interesting facts emerge from this analysis, and not just the huge population of China as a whole (1.3 billion people). For example, the province level municipality of Shanghai has more people than Romania (23.0 million vs. 22.0 million) and more people live in Beijing (19.6 million) than New York state (19.4 million). Germany’s population […]

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Capital(s) of the world

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A Science of Cities?

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Developing Canada’s Arctic Region

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Call for editors – New Journal

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If you feel that you are up to this challenge and wish to know more about what it would involve read the document above or contact Professor Martin Jones (Chair, Journals Management Committee) msj@aber.ac.uk, Professor Gordon Dabinett (Journals Management Committee) g.e.dabinett@sheffield.ac.uk, or Sally Hardy (CEO of the Regional Studies Association) sally.hardy@regionalstudies.org.

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World University Rankings Revisited

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Remittances and Regional Development

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National Geographic World Championship

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The National Geographic Society has organised since 1993 a biennal competition with students from different parts of the world, where they have to answer questions on physical, cultural and economic geography. The 2011 meeting was sponsored by Google and held at their headquarters in Mountain View, California. This year’s competition was won by the Russian […]

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Cycling in Europe

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UK High Speed Rail Two

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