Economic Geography I - The Transformation of Urban Economies and Multi-Dimensional Aspects of Economic Development

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Economic Geography Specialty Group
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Day: 4/10/2018
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:40 AM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Regent, Marriott, River Tower Elevators, 4th Floor
Organizers: Dieter Kogler, Jennifer Clark, Peter Kedron
Chairs: Dieter Kogler


Special Sessions co-organized with the Regional Studies Association (

The series of "Economic Geography" special sessions features theoretical and empirical research papers under the heading ‘MULTI-SCALAR & MULTI-DIMENSIONAL ASPECTS OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT’. The various sessions highlight such topics, including innovation space, networks, policy, economic development, knowledge creation, relatedness, specialization, institutions, trade, resilience, and regional growth, amongst others.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Henning Kroll*, , Ingo Liefner, Institute of Economic and Cultural Geography, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Needs-oriented Innovation, Traces of a New Paradigm for Regional Innovation Studies in China? 20 8:00 AM
Presenter Rafael Vicente-Salar*, Universitat Autònoma Barcelona, Montserrat Pallares-Barbera, Universitat Autònoma Barcelona, Ana Vera-Martin, Universitat Autònoma Barcelona, The transformation of the urban economic space of the Barcelona’s Trafalgar Garment District, 1916 - 2017 20 8:20 AM
Presenter Stefania Fiorentino*, University College London, Urban creative labs sharing the new urban economics’ challenges. Co-working and co-planning the city of Rome. 20 8:40 AM
Presenter Joakim Wernberg*, The Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum, Martin Andersson, Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH), The Diffusion of the Digital Shift 20 9:00 AM
Presenter Harrison Campbell*, University of North Carolina - Charlotte, Isabelle Nilsson, UNC Charlotte, Neil Reid, University of Toledo, American Megaregions 20 9:20 AM

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