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2020 RSA Global Conference in China - Save the Date

21 October 2020

Lu Dadao

Academician LU Dadao is an outstanding economic geographer affiliated with the Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR), Chinese Academy of Sciences. Professor Lu proposed a “T-shaped” spatial strategy for regional development according to his theory of “pole-axis” system in regional economy. He also established the theoretical framework for China’s industrial geography. His […]

Elisa Giuliani

Dr. Canfei He is a Changjiang Scholar and Full Professor in Economic Geography at Peking University in China. He is the dean of college of urban and environmental sciences at Peking University and the deputy director of Peking University-Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy. His main research interests include evolutionary economic geography […]

Weidong Liu

Weidong Liu is a full professor in Economic Geography and assistant director at the Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. His areas of study are regional development and policies in China, foreign direct investments, spatial impacts of new information and communication technologies, and the changing geography of automobile industry […]

China

In 2014, the RSA launched its China Division which is based at the Chinese Academy of Science. The RSA offers a reduced membership rate for new members who join the RSA’s China Division and who are based in China. The China Division membership includes online journal access to the following 24 academic journals: Regional Studies Spatial Economic Analysis Territory, […]

Network Approaches to Polycentric Urban Development

14 December 2019
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Regional Governance, Industrial Restructuring and Sustainable Development

29 June 2018
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2017 RSA China Conference

29 July 2017
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RSA Global Conference in Beijing, China 2012

In 2012, the scale of the Association’s events changed as the International Conference was converted into a European Conference held in Delft, the Netherlands, with an additional event named the Global Conference held in Beijing,

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China: An Economic powerhouse that depends on the Rest of The World

Authors Steven Brakman is Professor of International Economics at the University of Groningen and Charles van Marrewijk is Professor of International Macroeconomics at Utrecht University, both in The Netherlands. The authors have worked together for about three decades and published dozens of articles and seven books on international trade, economic development, geographical economics, urbanization, and […]

Policy Expo 2018: China’s Belt and Road Initiative

On the behalf of the RSA community we would like to warmly congratulate to the Policy Expo 2018 winner: China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Better Policies for Alleviating Risks and Enhancing Opportunities Organisers: Xiangming Chen, Trinity College, USA Xue Li, Fudan University, Shanghai, China Julie Tian Miao, University of Melbourne, Australia Through its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), […]

Weidong Liu

各位会员,大家好!欢迎加入这个久负盛名的学术网络,也欢迎大家通过这个网络能够更多地了解中国。我愿意为所有会员架起通往中国区域研究的桥梁,期望区域研究协会获得更大的发展。 Dear members, Hello everyone! Welcome to this prestigious academic network, and welcome everyone to learn more about China through this network. I am willing to provide a bridge for all members to China’s regional research, and I hope that the regional research association will achieve greater development.

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Graphic detail

No matter what your opinion is of The Economist, their use of graphics and maps helps shed light on complex policy issues – and often those with a regional dimension. For example, in 2010 they published a fascinating map on the ‘true size’ of Africa (below), following the earlier example by Kai Krause. This is […]

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The Hu Huanyong Line

The Regional Studies blog squad note with some alarm that the Beijing conference is nearly upon us. We say ‘note with some alarm’ in the typical academic manner of not having yet finalised the all important conference presentation but, as usual, we’re working to a just-in-time production model so everything will be fine! Anyway, before […]

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Beijing in Numbers

In a blog post from last summer, we looked at some interesting facts about China and compared it to Europe and the USA. From the image below, you can get the basic point we made back then – China is very big and the population is more than twice that of the European Union. In […]

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

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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Province, State and Country Populations

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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