Economic Geography VIII - Agglomeration Economies, Collective Spatial Dynamics and Smart Specialization

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Economic Geography Specialty Group
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Day: 4/11/2018
Start / End Time: 1:20 PM / 3:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Regent, Marriott, River Tower Elevators, 4th Floor
Organizers: Dieter Kogler, Silvia Rocchetta, 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 Andres Rodriguez-Pose*, London School Of Economics, Towards successful Special Economic Zones in emerging countries 20 1:20 PM
Presenter Christopher Esposito*, UCLA, Premature Deagglomeration: Expensive Housing and the Technology Life Cycle 20 1:40 PM
Presenter Dario Diodato*, Harvard Kennedy School, Frank Neffke, Harvard Kennedy School, Neave O'Clery, Oxford University, Agglomeration economies: the heterogeneous contribution of human capital and value chains 20 2:00 PM
Presenter Justin Delloye*, Université catholique de Louvain, Dominique Peeters, Université catholique de Louvain, Joe Tharakan, Université de Liège, From individual relocation choices to collective spatial dynamics: a general model with application to economic geography 20 2:20 PM
Presenter Attila Varga*, University of Pecs, Norbert Szabó, University of Pécs, Tamás Sebestyén, associate professor, Economic effects of smart specialization 20 2:40 PM

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