Quotation Fischer, Manfred M., Nijkamp, Peter. 2021. Handbook of Regional Science (3 vol., 2.366 pp.). 2nd and extended edn. Berlin and Heidelberg: Springer.




The Handbook of Regional Science is a multi-volume reference work providing state-of-the-art information, prepared by respected scientists in the field. This second edition includes new sections on the history of regional science, and on regional policy. It has been thoroughly updated to reflect new developments, including new chapters on R&D collaboration networks, knowledge spillovers, web-based tools for exploratory spatial data analysis, fuzzy modeling, multivariate spatial process models, heterogeneous coefficient spatial regression panel models, and endogeneity in spatial models, among others. The multi-volume handbook covers the field of regional science comprehensively, including topics such as location and interaction, regional housing and labor markets, regional economic growth, innovation and regional economic development, regional policy in emerging markets, new economic geography and evolutionary economic geography, environmental and natural resources, spatial analysis and geocomputation, as well as spatial statistics and spatial econometrics. The book is intended to serve the needs of graduate students, beginning and experienced scientists in regional science and related fields with an interest in exploring local and regional socio-economic issues.


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Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication Book (monograph)
Language English
Title Handbook of Regional Science (3 vol., 2.366 pp.)
Edition 2nd and extended edn
Location Berlin and Heidelberg
Publisher Springer
Year 2021
ISBN 978-3-662-60724-4
Open Access N


Fischer, Manfred M. (Details)
Nijkamp, Peter (Free University Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Institute for Economic Geography and GIScience IN (Details)
Research areas (Ă–STAT Classification 'Statistik Austria')
1807 Economic geography (Details)
1810 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (Details)
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