Economic Geography X - Spatial Inequality, Environmental Innovation & Sustainability, and Local Economic Development

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Economic Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/6/2019
Start / End Time: 9:55 AM / 11:35 AM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Hampton Room, Omni, East
Organizers: Dieter Kogler, Jennifer Clark, Peter Kedron
Chairs: Peter Kedron


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 ‘EVOLUTION, RENEWAL, DEVELOPMENT & POLICY’. 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 Christian R. Oestergaard*, Aalborg University, Environmental innovations in the Nordic countries: effects of firm and employee characteristics 20 9:55 AM
Presenter Silvia Rita Sedita*, University of Padova, Ivan De Noni, University of Brescia, Luigi Orsi, University of Milan, Roberta Apa, University of Bergamo, Environmental innovation and socio-economic sustainability: evidence from European regions 20 10:15 AM
Presenter Stefania Fiorentino*, University College London, Defining a new urban economic geography of innovation and the implications for local economic development. A case study of Rome. 20 10:35 AM
Presenter Moira ONeill*, Kent State University, Non-cooperation and spatial inequality in the Youngstown area 20 10:55 AM
Presenter Ozge Yenigun*, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Dept of Urban & Reg Pl), From Diversity to Economic Development: The Role of Institutions and Policies in European Regions 20 11:15 AM

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