We are very pleased to open the Call for Abstracts for the European Colloquium on Theoretical and Quantitative Geography in Mondorf-Les-Bains, Luxembourg (5-9 Sept 2019).The call is open until the 15th of April 2019. Submissions are welcome for any topic of interest in quantitative and theoretical geography. In addition, 10 specifically organised sessions have been accepted, which we encourage you to consider while submitting your abstract.
Justin Delloye, Rémi Lemoy (now at UMR Idées, Rouen) and Geoffrey Caruso just published an article where they reconcile Alonso and the scaling literature. This is done through an augmented micro-economic model where scaling exponents are explicit and the scaling with population of the profile of residential land is exogenously given to better suit empirical
We are particularly excited to invite you to the 21st ECTQG – European Colloquium on Theoretical and Quantitative Geography that will take place in Mondorf-Les-Bains 5-9 of September 2019. The call for Special Sessions is open until the 31st of January 2019. The call for papers will follow next from the 15th of February to
We are very proud of our colleague Justin Delloye, currently a postdoc researcher at LISER, who has just been awarded the 2018 PhD Dissertation prize from the Regional Science Association International (RSAI). This was announced last week at San Antonio, Texas, during the North American Regional Science Meeting. The RSAI prize announcement is here. Regional
In an article titled “Models Map City Residents’ Aversion to Pollution – New theoretical models help urban planners understand how residents think about clean air”, Jennifer Leman, science journalist at Inside Science reports on a recent publication from our group by Mirjam Schindler (now postdoc fellow at Geospatial Research Institute, Christchurch, NZ ) and Geoffrey
This is a quick report on my first participation to a Complex systems conference 2 weeks ago in Thessaloniki, Greece (http://ccs2018.web.auth.gr/). We were 2 from Luxembourg attending: Kaarel had a contribution within the “Evolution of Cultural Complexity”, while I was kindly invited by Elsa Arcaute (CASA, UCL) for a guest talk within the UrbanSys satellite. My first
Quadtrees – Quantitative Urban Analytics and Spatial Data Research – is a virtual lab that brings together quantitative geographers from the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research, and associated geographers in Luxembourg. The aim of this blog is both to communicate world wide about the progress, richness and diversity of quantitative