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20 Sep 2017

Lost and Found: Discoverability and the politics of being discovered

 “…in an information-rich world, the wealth of information means a dearth of something else: a scarcity of whatever it is that information consumes. What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of […]

1 Aug 2017

Towards a new international trade environment?

Just before the end of his first week at the White House, the new US president, Donald Trump signed the withdrawal of his country from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, signalling the beginning of an unorthodox era for the international trade politics […]

19 Jul 2017

Metropolization in Mexico

I am Alejandra Trejo and was recently appointed as RSA Ambassador to Mexico. As an academician interested and engaged in urban and regional issues I am very much willing to contribute to the work of RSA in spreading the word […]

27 Jun 2017

Spatial inequalities, regional polarisation and convergence in CEE

The current increase in spatial inequalities in Europe, and particularly in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), has led to the reconsideration and revival of concepts like “polarisation” and “convergence” in regional economics, economic geography and spatial planning. In contrast to the […]

20 Jun 2017

Modelling spatial dependence in mortgage credit models

Introduction The recent financial crisis in the US has generated concerns about credit contagion, that is, how the deterioration of a borrower’s future ability to honour his/her debt obligations can affect the ability of other borrowers to repay. After the […]

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