Papers in Regional Science

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Edited By: Roberta Capello

Impact Factor: 1.183

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 32/76 (Geography); 56/98 (Environmental Studies); 104/333 (Economics)

Online ISSN: 1435-5957

Associated Title(s): Regional Science Policy & Practice

Martin Beckmann Award

Below are the following winners of the Martin Beckmann Award for best paper in Papers in Regional Science

2013 Award

Social networks and regional recruitment of foreign labour: Firm recruitment methods and spatial sorting in Denmark - FREE ONLINE
Torben Dall Schmidt and Peter Sandholt Jensen
Volume 91, Issue 4, November 2012

Based on the criteria a. originality of the topic b. theoretical foundations c. appropriate methodology and d. empirical relevance the jury concluded unanimously that your paper was the best paper. It examines the interesting and complex issue of social networks in regional recruitment and inflows of foreign labor. Using both cross-section analysis and panel data analysis in Denmark, the paper successfully shows the importance of regional social networks and spatial sorting in the recruitment and inflows of foreign labor. The paper is innovative in empirical study on a new and complex issue of international importance.
Masahisa Fujita, Jean Paelinck, Roberta Capello and Jouke van Dijk

2012 Award

FREE ONLINE - How sub-national conditions affect regional innovation systems: The case of the two Germanys
Michael Fritsch and Holger Graf
Volume 90, Issue 2, June 2011

2011 Award

Trade costs in empirical New Economic Geography
Maarten Bosker and Harry Garretsen
Volume 89, Issue 3, August 2010

Industrial agglomeration effects in Japan: Productive efficiency, market access, and public fiscal transfer
Akihiro Otsuka, Mika Goto and Toshiyuki Sueyoshi
Volume 89, Issue 4, November 2010