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Territories Categories: Europe

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Why did training help workers keep their jobs in southern Italy, and have no such effect in the north?

Simona Iammarino is Professor of Economic Geography at the Department of Geography & Environment of the London School of Economics and Political Science (UK). Simona’s main research interests lie in the following areas: Multinational corporations, location and innovation strategies, and local economic development; Geography of innovation and technological change; Regional systems of innovation; Regional and local […]

Policy Expo 2018: HEIs in Regional Development

The RSA is delighted to announce that the new Policy Expo: Putting Universities in their Place – An Evidence Based Approach to Understanding the Contribution of Higher Education to Local and Regional Development Expo organisers: Mark Tewdwr-Jones and Louise Kempton, Newcastle University, UK Paul Vallance, Sheffield University, UK Maria Conceição Rego, Evora University, Portugal Lucir […]

Joanie Willett

Understanding Brexit and Trump in Post-Industrial, Peripheral Areas: Implications for Regional Development The rise in anti-establishment populism across Western nations is understood to be symbolic of the gulf that has opened up between wealthy, apparently metropolitan, often urban ‘core’, regions; and peripheral localities in decline.  As we have seen in recent elections in the UK, […]

Ida Musialkowska

My name is Ida Musiałkowska and I’m an Associate Professor at the Department of European Studies of the Poznań Univeristy of Economics and Business. I’ve been an active member of the Regional Studies Association since 2003 involved in organizing conferences, special sessions and co-editing of the special issues of many journals. My main aim as […]

Luís Carvalho

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, […]

Sabine Dörry

Message from Sabine Dear esteemed enthusiasts of regional studies, It is my great pleasure to introduce myself as the RSA Ambassador to Luxembourg. Although the country is small within the worldwide representation of the Regional Studies Association and has a population of not even 600,000 people, it has a significant membership of the RSA. Having […]

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Increasing disenchantment with the European Union and tip-toeing to the right in the UK (1979-2014)

Danny Dorling is the Halford Mackinder Professor in Geography at the University of Oxford. He was previously a professor of Geography at the University of Sheffield, and before then a professor at the University of Leeds. He previously worked at academic posts in Newcastle, Bristol, and New Zealand. He went to university in Newcastle upon Tyne, […]

Britain for sale? Perspectives on the costs and benefits of foreign ownership

Britain for sale? Perspectives on the costs and benefits of foreign ownership (2016). Published by the Smith Institute, edited by Mike Raco.

Spatially Rebalancing the UK Economy: The Need for a New Policy Model

Spatially Rebalancing the UK Economy: The Need for a New Policy Model. Published by the Regional Studies Association, edited by Ron Martin, Andy Pike, Pete Tyler and Ben Gardiner.

Vladimir Klimanov

Expert on Fiscal Federalism and Regional Development in Russia Director of Autonomous Non-Commercial Organization “Institute for Public Finance Reform”, Moscow Leading Researcher, Federal Research Center “Informatics and Management” of Russian Academy of Sciences Head of Chair, School of Public Policy of Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration Doctor of Economics Institute for […]

Nina Brankovic

Nina Brankovic

Izuzetna mi je cast da budem ambasador Bosne I Hercegovine u RSA. Moja oblast istrazivanja je vezana za obrazovanje i regionalni razvoj Zapadnog Balkana sa fokusom na poduzetnistvo i inovacijske politike. Kao amabasador zaintersovana sam da pomognem umrezavanju naucnika I istrazivaca Bosne i Hercegovine I regije sa sirokom mrezom naucnika, clanova RSA. RSA pruza sjajne […]

Valeria Lingua

Valeria Lingua has studied Regional Planning and Local Development at the Polytechnic of Turin and Amenagement at the Institute d’Urbanisme de Paris XII and has a PhD in  Regional planning and local development. Actually she is Researcher in Urban planning (Ricercatore RTD/a ICAR/21) at the University of Florence, School of Architecture, where she teaches Urban […]

Policy Expo 2017: Smart Specialisation and Industry 4.0

On the behalf of the RSA community we would like to warmly congratulate to the Policy Expo 2017 winner: Smart Specialisation and Industry 4.0: Upgrading Regional Capabilities for a Balanced Industrial Development and Growth Through Networks.

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The RSA welcomes its new Ambassador to the FYROM

The RSA welcomes its new Ambassador to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Marjan Nikolov.

Marjan Nikolov

Доцент Марјан Николов, Меѓународен Славјански Универзитет Македонија Почитувани, Добредојдовте на страницата на Македонија во заедницата за регионални студии. Ми претставува особено задоволство и чест да ја претставувам Македонија во оваа заедница на истражувачи од цел свет. Преку оваа заедница може да си ги остварите своите академски цели во областа на економијата, политичките науки и просторното […]

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Towards Cohesion Policy 4.0: Structural Transformation and Inclusive Growth


Anne-Marie Jeannet

Political Disaffection in Europe’s Rust Belt Regions The aim of this project is to understand how a sustained decline in manufacturing has altered democratic life in affected societies. The central question of the project is: How has regional and local deindustrialization brought about a disenchantment with mainstream politics? The project focuses on two possible mechanisms […]

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New Chair of RSA Ireland Section (RSAIR)

At the recent AGM of the Irish Section of the Regional Studies Association Justin Doran was elected to the role of Chairperson.

Awards 2016

We are pleased to present the RSA Awards Winners 2016: Nathaniel Lichfield Award David Kingman Bartlett School of Planning, UCL, UK ‘How is the Planning System Addressing the Shortage of School Places in London? The Example of the London Borough of Bromley’ Routledge Award for Early Career Excellence Hugues Jeannerat, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland ‘Towards […]

Irina Turgel

Doctor of Economics,  Professor of the Ural Federal University named after the First President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin Доктор экономических наук, Профессор Уральского федерального университета (Екатеринбург, Россия) Research interests: Regional and city economy, Development of industrial territories, Local government, Assessment of regulatory impact Исследовательские интересы: региональная и городская экономика, развитие промышленных территорий,  местное самоуправление, оценка регулирующего […]

Olga Mrinska

Шановні колеги, Рада вітати вас на сторінці Українського Представництва Асоціації Регіональних Досліджень (RSA) – однієї із найстаріших і найвпливовіших професійних організацій у сфері регіонального і місцевого розвитку та регіональної політики у світі. Метою RSA в Україні є мобілізація інтересу українських дослідників і практиків до діяльності RSA у світі, а також донесення до іноземних колег інформації […]

Donatas Burneika

Laba diena, mieli RSA kolegos, kaip Regioninių studijų asociacijos (RSA) ambasadorius Lietuvai aš esu čia, kad padėčiau visiems besidomintiems regioninės plėtros ir regioninės politikos klausimais Lietuvoje. Jei jums rūpi šie klausimai ir jums reikia detalesnės ar išsamesnės informacijos, nedvejodami susisiekite su manimi. Donatas Burneika is affiliated with the NORSA: Nordic Section of the Regional Studies […]

Awards 2015

For articles published in 2014: Best Referees for Regional Studies Lisa de Propris (University of Birmingham, UK) Robert Hassink (University of Kiel, Germany) Elvira Uyarra (University of Manchester, UK) Best Referee Spatial Economic Analysis (SEA) Kim Swales, University of Strathclyde, UK Best Referee Territory, Politics, Governance (TPG) Joseph Nevins (Vassar College, USA) Best Referee Regional […]

Tetyana Korneyeva

President of the InterRegioNovation Centre, enhancing transfer and exchange of knowledge and innovations between business, research institutions, policy makers, government agencies, individuals in order to contribute to sustainable,smart and innovative territorial development. 

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