Regional Studies, Regional Science is an interdisciplinary open access journal from the Regional Studies Association. The journal welcomes submissions on regional issues in economics, geography, planning, political science, and related fields. With streamlined peer-review the journal accommodates research articles, shorter policy briefings and a new ‘regional graphics’ section, reflecting the growing importance of data visualisation in our field. Adhering to our longstanding publishing hallmarks of quality, methodological rigour and clear communication, we offer potential authors the opportunity to reach as wide an audience as possible through this open access publishing route. An article publishing charge (APC) applies for accepted papers in this journal.