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Call for applications for the Summer Institute in Inclusive Economies for a Just and Sustainable Planet, co-organized by the University of Toronto and the University of the Andes, and scheduled to take place from June 5-8, 2024, in Bogotá, Colombia. The Summer lnstitute is a four-day program that will bring together 42 participants from the […]

In the last two decades, there has been a considerable shift in the patterns of global growth in terms of trade and investment from the “Global North” towards the “Global South” economies particularly Brazil, China and India. However, as a flip side, these upsurged developments and growth are imposing the environmental cost across the globe […]

Igor Tupy  is an Associate (tenured) Professor at the Federal University of Viçosa, UFV (Department of Economics), Brazil. He holds a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Economics at the Centre for Development and Regional Planning (CEDEPLAR) of the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG). Igor’s main research interests include Urban and Regional Economics with a […]

International Migration, Climate Change and Network Effects: A Worldwide Study The goal of this project is twofold. First, develop a comprehensive database of international mobility among countries. Second, at a macro level, investigate the determinants of this mobility, focusing on the interlinkages among the environmental, socio-economic, and political factors characterizing countries. To do this, I […]

Small Grant Scheme on Pandemics, Cities, Regions & Industry: Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Implementation of Digital Public Policy in Six Local Administrations in the Colombian Meta Department This exploratory research project seeks to furnish academics in regional studies and broader audiences with crucial insights into the Covid-19 pandemic and how this has impacted […]

Research Network summary This research network aims to promote research on regional development in South America, focused on knowledge flows and innovation capabilities. Knowledge capabilities are unevenly distributed within national and subnational territories in South America, a region characterized by a peripheral but significant role in the global production of knowledge. These countries have a […]

Este blog forma parte de la serie “Perspectivas Latinoamericanas en Estudios Regionales” y fue publicado en inglés y español. English version.   Al igual que durante el período colonial, la incorporación más reciente de América Latina a los flujos comerciales de la economía mundial se ha centrado principalmente en los recursos naturales. El superciclo de […]

This blog is part of the “Latin American Perspectives in Regional Studies” series and was published in both Spanish and English. La version en español.   The subject of fiscal, political and administrative decentralisation remains a part of the discussion about the regional economy since it is hoped distinct decentralisation processes will contribute to a […]

Este blog forma parte de la serie “Perspectivas Latinoamericanas en Estudios Regionales” y fue publicado en inglés y español. English version.   El tema de la descentralización fiscal, política, y administrativa permanece dentro del debate de la economía regional ya que se espera que los distintos procesos de descentralización contribuyan a una distribución de la […]

(English below) De la editora invitada, Dra. Alejandra Trejo-Nieto Como parte de los esfuerzos de la Asociación de Estudios Regionales para diversificar su contenido y publicaciones, como el Blog RSA, e incluir diferentes perspectivas para llegar a una audiencia más amplia, se lanzó una convocatoria especial para este blog titulada “Perspectivas latinoamericanas en estudios regionales”. […]

The RSA is pleased to announce that its Research Network Grant Scheme is open once more. The scheme was placed on hold during the Covid-19 pandemic and has now been reinstated with a deadline of 29 November 2022. The maximum funding for a Research Network is: £10,000 (c. $13,300; c. €11,800) for newly established networks; £7,500 (c. $10,000; […]

Rapid population growth and expansion beyond municipality limits has drawn attention to governance and development issues faced by the Bogotá Metropolitan Region (MR), Colombia, South America. These issues are made clearer by the obvious lack of a metropolitan authority, which would ideally coordinate and integrate municipal, provincial, and private actors for effective future planning purposes. […]

We would like to welcome Tanya Chandra as our new RSA Student Representative Board Member. Tanya is a PhD candidate at the Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich. She is part of the Urban-Rural Systems team at Future Cities Laboratory, focused on capturing the different territorial transformation taking place across Monsoon Asia. Her doctoral work focuses […]

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