Mark Partridge met with the Geographical Society of Italy to discuss spatial policy making and to bridge gaps between researchers in geography and economics. He also presented "Central Place Theory: New Wine for Old Bottles" at La Sapienza University in Rome.
Mark Partridge co-organized the first International Workshop on Regional, Urban and Spatial Economics in China held at Jinan University in Guangzhou, China June 15-16. Mark gave the keynote speech, "Space Matters: The China and U.S. Case." It was attended by 50 academics and will be held next year in Beijing at Peking University.
AEDE had a strong presence at the 5th Annual Midwest Graduate Student Summit on Regional, Population, Health, & Environmental (RPHE) Economics, held April 13th and 14th at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
At the 51st Southern Regional Science Association (SRSA) Meeting, held March 21-25 in Charlotte, NC, graduate student Amanda Weinstein presented her work titled, "Shale Gas Booms and Local Labor Market Restructuring."