People Categories: Fellowship Research

Luís Carvalho (May 2018)

Can startups solve urban problems? Bridging the geography of innovation, procurement and smart city research Engaging startups in urban sustainability issues (e.g. mobility management, climate adaptation, social integration) is becoming a popular policy ambition in many cities and regions worldwide. The topic has gained a relevant place in regional innovation policy debates and, more recently, […]

Simona Iammarino

Regional connectivity through global production networks in Europe and beyond: new policy approaches The assessment of the balance and complementarity between inward and outward global capital flows – in terms of creation/destruction and specialisation/diversification of regional and local economic activities, sectors and functions, employment, skills and innovation – is all the more urgent to enhance […]

David Gibbs

Transition Regions and the Development of the Green Economy Recent years have seen growing interest by policy makers and academics in the development of the green economy, defined as being “low carbon, resource efficient, and socially inclusive”. This project will focus upon cities and regions as key locations where transitions towards a green economy are […]

Colin Mason

The genesis of entrepreneurial ecosystems: the case of Atlantic Canada Entrepreneurial ecosystems is the latest buzz word in the lexicon of policy-makers, practitioners and the media and attracting considerable policy focus. Several studies have listed the attributes of entrepreneurial ecosystems. However, the emerging literature on entrepreneurial ecosystems takes a largely static approach, identifying their attributes. […]

Andy Jonas

RSA members are invited to visit the project blog/website for “Global infrastructure public-private partnerships and the geopolitics of city-regions” at https://gip3cityreg.wordpress.com/ . Read the blog article by Andy Jonas here: https://blog.regionalstudies.org/global-infrastructure-public-private-partnerships-and-the-geopolitics-of-city-regions/ Andy Jonas’ interview Where did you hear about the grant? I saw it via the RSA e-bulletin that the Association emails on a monthly basis How did you find […]

Sarah Ayres

Assessing the impact of ‘informal governance’ on devolution in English cities The aim of this research is to investigate the impact of ‘informal governance’ on devolution to English cities post the 2014 Scottish referendum. Informal governance can be defined as a means of decision-making that is un-codified, non-institutional and where social relationships and webs of […]

We use cookies to improve your website experience. To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy. By closing this message, you are consenting to our use of cookies.