Urban Interventions to Reduce Pollution Exposure and Improve Spatial Equity

New publication by Mirjam Schindler and Geoffrey Caruso Abstract Air pollution is of increasing concern to urban residents and urban planners are struggling to find interventions which tackle the trade‐off between environmental, health, and economic impacts arising from this. We analyze within a spatially explicit theoretical residential choice model how different urban interventions can reduce

Quadtrees Hub#1

Tue 22nd 2PM, we launch a new series of internal workshop – Quadtrees Hubs– to discuss ongoing research in quantitative methods, urban analytics and spatial data from both the Urban Development and Mobility Dpt of LISER and the Dpt of Geography and Spatial Planning at the University of Luxembourg. The aim is to share and

ECTQG 2019 – EXTENDED Call for Abstracts > 30/04/2019

We are very pleased to open EXTEND 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 30th 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

Now there is a formal link between standard intra-urban theory of residential choice and population scaling as of urban systems theory! A must read in Geographical Analysis

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

ECTQG 2019 – call for Special Sessions

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

Justin Delloye awarded RSAI Dissertation prize!

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

Models Map City Residents’ Aversion to Pollution

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

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About Quadtrees

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

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