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New positions in ecological economics at the University of Barcelona. The positions, and their closing dates to apply, are as follows: Postdoctoral Researcher in Ecological Macroeconomics (25 Feb) Postdoctoral Researcher in Input–Output and Time-Use Analysis (10 Mar) Senior Researcher in Ecological Macroeconomics (10 Mar) Postdoctoral Researcher in Machine Learning for Ecological Macroeconomic Models (20 Mar) Postdoctoral Researcher in Post-Growth […]

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For Italian speakers only Our Institute at the Italian National Research Council (CNR) has just released a call for a postdoc research fellowship based in Rome, Italy. The candidate will work on the EU-funded project gEneSys – Transforming Gendered Interrelations of Power and Inequalities for Just Energy Systems.   We are looking for candidates with a […]

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As part of the UNITA European University Alliance (https://www.research.univ-unita.eu/en/about-us.html), a fully-funded PhD contract is available on the theme of ‘The Politicisation of Borders and the Shaping of Identity’. It is part of a Horizon Europe Marie Skłodowska Curie programme co-funded by the European Union. The PhD programme is under joint supervision between Savoie Mont Blanc […]

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Project title: Wellbeing without growth – Lessons learned during the pandemic (DC8) Supervisors – Giacomo D’Alisa (UAB), Giorgos Kallis (UAB), Simone D’Alessandro (UNIPI) Work packageWP5 — Development, sustainable development and the socioecological transitions Objectives – The objective is to understand the social and economic factors and structures that allow the decoupling of well-being from GDP […]

“Our island of Madeira is one of the essential and advantageous things that we and the crown of our kingdoms have for help and support. […] It seems just and necessary that said island […] should be the exclusive property of our crown forever.” Through that letter (1497), Manuel I of Portugal asserted his sovereignty […]

Ugo Fratesi is Full Professor of Regional Economics and Policy at Politecnico di Milano, Italy. From June 2023, he is the Editor in Chief of Spatial Economic Analysis. Previously, for eight years until 2021, he was Editor of main section papers and Book Review Editor of Regional Studies and, for five years until 2012, of […]

Ugo Fratesi is Full Professor of Regional Economics and Policy at Politecnico di Milano, Italy. From June 2023, he is the Editor in Chief of Spatial Economic Analysis. Previously, for eight years until 2021, he was Editor of main section papers and Book Review Editor of Regional Studies and, for five years until 2012, of […]

Logistics City-Regions in Transition. New Spatial Imaginary? Over the last few years, the goods distribution system in European cities has suffered a strong fragmentation. City-regions are substituting cities in the global economic and political setting and their roles in the world economy related to logistics. Understanding the policy and governance dimension of logistics and freight […]

This blog follows the recent release of the book Paradiplomacy in Europe. The cases of Galicia, Åland, Flanders and Greenland.   The idea of the “Europe of the regions”, multilevel governance, and the so-called paradiplomacy (Aldecoa and Keating, 2000) of substate governments is something that has less of a shine than what was the case […]

Small Grant Scheme on Pandemics, Cities, Regions & Industry: Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Green Patents in the Eurozone The project presented here looks at several highly relevant issues that are interrelated and require a joint approach: innovation, climate change, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Firstly, innovative investment is considered a particularly relevant topic, since […]

The Chinese Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is currently the largest global investment initiative into infrastructures. In this blogpost we present the actor constellations behind two exemplary Chinese funded road infrastructures in two major BRI projects.     To realise the BRI, China makes use of several investment and delivery arms to fund projects, which […]

Welcome message from the RSA Ambassador to Spain, Professor Coro Chasco Estimado colega, bienvenido a la delegación en España de la Asociación de Estudios Regionales (“Regional Studies Association, RSA”). La RSA es una sociedad científica dedicada a las cuestiones regionales y al análisis geoespacial, en general, que constituye una auténtica red para académicos, estudiantes, profesionales […]

Established in 1980 in Milan, CSIL is an independent research and consulting company specialising in applied economic research with specific expertise in regional, industrial, research and innovation policies. CSIL’s experts are driven by the search for hard facts that tell relevant stories and by a genuine passion for understanding growth and innovation processes. Over the […]

Designing Regional Innovation Policies from Innovation Scoreboards This MeRSA project aims to transform the European Innovation Scoreboard into a useful instrument for the definition, measurement and directionality of innovation policies. The project goes beyond the state-of-the-art by developing a technology (i.e. computational software) that measures innovation from multiple perspectives (i.e. glasses): size, efficiency, cross efficiency, […]

The Covid-19 pandemic has rapidly altered the habits and lifestyle of worldwide populations and will have effects in the medium-long run. The need for «social distancing» has encouraged a reschedule of the working methods. It was evident in the service industry, where remote working- including teleworking and home-working – achieved the limelight.     Background […]

“My ideal mountain area is a lively place and a well-populated community of people” explained a young graduate from Slovenian Carinthia. The desire for a dynamic mountain life and vibrant villages is a constant in Euromontana’s new study on mountain youth. But do young people want to live or settle in the mountains? How can […]

Luisa Gagliardi is Assistant Professor at Bocconi University, Department of Management and Technology. Before joining Bocconi she was Assistant Professor at the University of Geneva, School of Social Sciences. Her research focuses on the role of human capital in shaping labor market, innovation and entrepreneurial outcomes. Among others, she studies how individual preferences and constraints relate to career […]

As the main redistributive policy of the European Union – amounting to roughly one third of the EU 7-year budget – cohesion policy offers considerable resources to tackle imbalances among European regions. The need to manage such an amount of public funds in an effective and accountable inevitably brings about specific requirements for evaluation. These […]

Andrea is Assistant Professor of Applied Economics at the Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI) in L’Aquila, Italy. Before joining GSSI, he received his PhD in Economic Geography from the London School of Economics and subsequently served as Assistant Professor of Economic Geography in the Department of Human Geography and Spatial Planning of Utrecht University. Andrea’s […]

The countries of the Western Balkan region – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*[1], North Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia – share a common aspiration for a future within the European Union, despite their diversity and idiosyncrasies[2]. That said, the territorial and political complexities of this region of nearly 20 million inhabitants, render the translation of EU […]

Corfu is the birthplace of great poets, writers and people of art and culture. Its historical background is linked to the acceptance of the principles of French and English town planning and Italian architecture in historic buildings. The appearance of capitalism in the regions were associated with the development of a new urban environment. First […]

Sanja Kmezić is a lecturer at the University of Graz, where she teaches Economic Analysis of Law, Socio-economic Development in South East Europe, and Transition Policy and Regional Development in South East Europe. Sanja has worked as an international consultant for the World Bank, European Commission, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and USAID on […]

CYBER Night is a regional dissemination event based on the model of the Breton ‘BreizhCTF’ (1-day practical workshops followed by a 1-night hacking competition) with the aim of getting better access to the cyber community. Each regional partner in Interreg CYBER Europe is in charge of organising a Cyber Night at the regional level during […]

Anyone with teaching responsibilities will know how difficult it has been to carve out time and space for research during the past year. For early career researchers that has been even more difficult to achieve. However working collaboratively can be one way to keep your research alive, create new connections and the power of networks […]

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