In order to join virtual sessions, you must be registered and logged-in(Were you registered for the in-person meeting in Denver? if yes, just log in.) 
Note: All session times are in Mountain Daylight Time.

Economic Geography III - Skilled Labour, Co-Worker Networks, and Structural & Regional Transformation

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Economic Geography Specialty Group
Organizers: Dieter Kogler, Peter Kedron, Jennifer Clark
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 ‘UNEVEN DEVELOPMENT, STRUCTURAL CHANGE and POLICY INTERVENTION’. The various sessions focus on a variety of EG relevant topics, including among others:
• Economic and industrial structure and the economic evolution of cities and regions
• The geography of innovation and knowledge production
• Urban and regional innovation systems
• The socio-spatial dynamics of knowledge networks
• Networks, collaboration patterns and labour mobility and flexibility
• The impact of technological change on regional growth, jobs, and industries
• Theoretical and empirical foundations of development and smart specialization
• Regional and urban policies for renewal and growth in a knowledge-based economy
• The structural consequences and geographic impacts of trade policy
• Policy responses to industrial change in the periphery


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Melissa Haller*, University of California - Los Angeles, Economic Decline and the Mobility of Skilled Workers 15 12:00 AM
Presenter Zoltán Elekes*, ANET Lab & Umea University, Anna Baranowska-Rataj, Umea University, Rikard Eriksson, Umea University, When is it possible to escape from low-wage jobs? The role of co-worker networks. 15 12:00 AM
Presenter Roman Martin*, University of Gothenburg, The role of demand in regional transformation - examples from the Swedish periphery 15 12:00 AM

To access contact information login