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12/30/2019Thanks to Prof. Bartek Rokicki (U. of Warsaw, Poland, REAL alumni) for taking the time to meet the students and visitors of REAL – Nov. 18, 2019.
12/30/2019Prof. Eduardo Haddad (U. Sao Paulo, Brazil, REAL alumni) offering a gift of 30 Brazilian reals to celebrate 30th year of REAL. NARSC meeting, November 2019.
12/30/2019Many thanks to Prof. Faye Duchin for her talk and visit on Nov. 1st.
12/30/2019Excellent talk by Prof. Carlianne Patrick (Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University) in the UIUC Economics department seminars
12/30/201916th EU REAL meeting
12/30/2019Claudia Montanía successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation at University of Extremadura
02/23/20193rd China-REAL Meeting at Nankai University
02/03/2019Thanks to the Chinese students and visiting scholars at REAL for organizing the celebration of the Chinese New Year
01/30/2019Dr. Raquel Langarita received her PhD at the Universidad de Zaragoza
11/16/2018Great attendance to Mark Brown‘s presentation on trade gravity model (November 16). Mark is the Chief of the Regional and Urban Economics Analysis Division at Statistics Canada
09/07/20188th Asian Seminar in Regional Science Jeju National University (Jeju Island, South Korea) from September 7 to 9, 2018, organized by the Korean Regional Science Association
09/05/201815th EU-REAL Workshop in Palermo, Italy (September 3-4, 2018)
08/13/2018Fall 2018 REAL Members – Research Summary
07/13/2018REAL 18-T-7
Transport infrastructure and the geography of foreign direct investments in Turkey
by İsmail Çağrı Özcan
Available Here

07/13/2018REAL 18-T-6
The privatization of roads: An overview of the Turkish case
by İsmail Çağrı Özcan
Available Here

07/04/2018REAL 18-T-5
Economic Crisis and Youth Unemployment in Europe: the Role of Regional Specialization Through a Spatial Quantile Approach
by André Carrascal Incera and Diana Gutiérrez Posada
Available Here

06/29/2018Thank you to Prof. Xiangwei Sun (visiting scholar at REAL in summer 2016) from the Business School of Zhengzhou University for hosting Dr. Dall’erba for a summer course on spatial econometrics and for organizing with his colleagues a day of presentations on on-going research.
05/11/2018Risk Analysis
Comparing the Economic Impact of Natural Disasters Generated by Different Input–Output Models: An Application to the 2007 Chehalis River Flood (WA)
by André F.T. Avelino and Sandy Dall’erba
Available Here

04/27/2018Andre F. T. Avelino received an Outstanding PhD Student Award from the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics
04/13/2018Dr. Olivier Parent visits REAL and the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics.
03/12/2018Andre F. T. Avelino received an Academic Exelence Award from the Graduate College
02/12/2018Economic Systems Research
Bayesian estimation of labor demand by age: theoretical consistency and an application to an input-output model
by Kijin Kim and Geoffrey Hewings
Available Here

12/16/2017Dr. Norihiko Yamano received his PhD in a December convocation at the University of Illinois. He is standing with a very proud advisor, Geoffrey Hewings. Nori was the first part-time PhD in REAL and the journey took almost 10 years while Nori maintained his position in the OECD in Paris. Thanks to the support of his family and the colleagues in OECD for the encouragement that he received and congratulations to Nori on this wonderful achievement!
11/22/2017The Second Annual China REAL Meeting was hosted by Drs. Wang Hua and Lan Fei at Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, in Wuhan, China. Many of the attendees are shown in this picture. We enjoyed a day and a half of papers presented by REAL alumni (and soon-to-be REAL alumni), wonderful lunches and a great dinner. Thanks to our gracious hosts! Next year, we hope to be in Tianjin at Nankai University.
10/27/2017Ecological Economics
Crop Production, Export of Virtual Water and Water-saving Strategies in Arizona
by Jinwon Bae and Sandy Dall’erba
Available Here

05/01/2017Renato S. Vieira awarded the inaugural Werner Baer Fellowship from the Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies
04/20/2017Andre F. T. Avelino recognized as the Philip R. Israilevich Distinguished Research Fellow for 2017/2018
11/12/2016Esteban Lopez and Leonardo Bonilla won the Graduate-Student-Led Paper Competition at the 63rd Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International in Minneapolis, MN.
10/22/2016Professor Geoffrey J. D. Hewings received an Honorary Doctorate Degree (Doctor Honoris Causa) by the University of Extremadura (UEx) for his contributions in the fields of Regional and Urban Economics. Badajoz, Spain.
11/12/2014REAL‘s 25th Anniversary celebrated at NARSC in Washington D.C. More Information