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Our journals offer a high level of academic debate and agenda-setting regional research that spans issues in economics, geography, planning, political science, and related fields.

Area Development and Policy
Area Development and Policy is a new journal that engages with the transformation of the modern world as a result of development of the global South/Greater BRICS. In three issues per year, …
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Regional Studies
Regional Studies is a leading international journal in theoretical development, empirical analysis and policy debate in the multi- and inter-disciplinary field of regional studies. The journ…
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Regional Studies, Regional Science
Regional Studies, Regional Science is an interdisciplinary open access journal from the Regional Studies Association. The journal welcomes submissions on regional issues in economics, geogr…
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Spatial Economic Analysis
Spatial Economic Analysis is a pioneering economics journal dedicated to the development of theory and methods in spatial economics, published by two of the world’s leading learned societ…
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Territory, Politics, Governance
Territory, Politics, Governance is an interdisciplinary journal from the Regional Studies Association. It is committed to the development of theory and research in territorial politics and …
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Regional Studies Policy Impact Books
The Regional Studies Association Policy Impact Books form a series of punchy, policy-facing books addressing issues of contemporary concern. These books focus on the impact of policy researc…
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Regions and Cities Book Series
The Regions and Cities Book Series is published by Routledge in association with the Regional Studies Association. The Book Series Editor-in-Chief is Joan Fitzgerald (Northeastern Universit…
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Regions e-Zine
Regions e-Zine, edited by Eduardo Oliveira, Julie Tian-Miao and Michael Taster, is our fully online and open access e-magazine which strives to ensure that each issue showcases the excellent…
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Applied Mobilities
Applied Mobilities publishes theoretically informed, applied research and practice-orientated perspectives in mobilities. It focuses on the planning, design, technologies and social and cul…
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Baltic Journal of Economics
The Baltic Journal of Economics (BJE) disseminates high-quality original and innovative papers within a broad range of economic disciplines. It publishes research of general interest, but es…
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Cities and Health
Cities & Health has been established to support human and planetary health by sharing the latest international research and practice for urban health and health equity. Our mission is t…
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City
City is a journal of provocative, cutting-edge and committed insights into, analysis of, and commentary on the contemporary urban world. We record and analyse ’the city’, cities and thei…
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Climate and Development
Climate and Development is the first academic journal dedicated to the range of issues that arise when climate variability, climate change and climate policy are considered along with devel…
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East European Politics
East European Politics is an international refereed journal which publishes cutting-edge research covering the government, politics, and societies of the post-communist space. In geographica…
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Entrepreneurship & Regional Development
Entrepreneurship and Regional Development is unique in that it addresses the central factors in economic development – entrepreneurial vitality and innovation – as local and reg…
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Environmental Politics
Environmental Politics is an international, multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal, which provides a forum for the publication of original research into, and discussion and analysis of, t…
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Eurasian Geography and Economics
Eurasian Geography and Economics welcomes original papers on geographical and economic issues in the Eurasian region, broadly defined as encompassing China, Russia, India, South East Asia, …
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Forum for Development Studies
Forum for Development Studies was established in 1974, and soon became the leading Norwegian journal for development research. While this position has been consolidated, Forum has gradually…
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Innovation and Development
Economic development and growth depend as much on social innovations as on technological advances. However, the discourse has often been confined to technological innovations in the industri…
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International Planning Studies
Planning, at the urban, regional, and national and international levels, faces new challenges, notably those related to the growth of globalisation as both an objective socio-economic proces…
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Journal of Urbanism
The Journal of Urbanism is a multi-disciplinary journal that focuses on human settlement and its relation to the idea of sustainability, social justice and cultural understanding. It is co…
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Mobilities
Co-founded by John Urry, Mimi Sheller and Kevin Hannam in 2006 Mobilities has grown and developed to producing six issues a year.  Mobilities was accepted by the SSCI in 2010 and stands…
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Planning Practice & Research
Over the last decade, Planning Practice & Research (PPR)has established itself as the source for information on current research in planning practice. It is intended for reflective, c…
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Policy Studies
The world of public policy has become an increasingly small one as a consequence of dramatic changes to global political and economic institutional structures and to nation states themselves…
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Regional Insights
Regional Insights is a magazine published by the Regional Studies Association which seeks to make research findings from early career researchers more accessible to a wider audience. Compl…
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Urban Policy and Research
Urban Policy and Research is an international journal dedicated to the publication of refereed articles in English in the field of urban studies and urban policy for those with an interest i…
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Urban, Planning and Transport Research
Urban, Planning & Transport Research is a fully Open Access journal offering rapid publication and wide dissemination of new research to a global audience. It publishes peer-reviewed con…
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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.
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Changing Gear – is Localism the New Regionalism?
Changing Gear – is Localism the New Regionalism? (2012). Published by the Smith Institute, edited by Sally Hardy & Michael Ward.
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Joining the dots: Making Healthcare Work Better for the Local Economy
Joining the dots- making healthcare work better for the local economy (2015). Published by the Smith Institute, edited by Rose Gilroy and Mark Tewdwr-Jones.
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Regions Magazine (2000-2017)
Regions Magazine was the voice of the RSA membership. It was discontinued in 2017 and replaced by the Regions eZine.
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RSA 50th Anniversary booklet
Community, impact, leadership – 50 years of the Regional Studies Association
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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.
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Towards Cohesion Policy 4.0: Structural Transformation and Inclusive Growth
Towards Cohesion Policy 4.0: Structural Transformation and Inclusive Growth is a new report on post-2020 Cohesion Policy written by John Bachtler, Joaquim Oliveira Martins, Peter Wostner and…
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Where Next for Local Enterprise Partnerships?
Where Next for Local Enterprise Partnerships? (2013). Published by the Smith Institute, edited by Sally Hardy & Michael Ward.
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