SH SS Agent based models for regional economies: challenges and milestones

Special Session at 53rd European Congress of the Regional Science Association International

We invite you to submit your abstracts and papers for the 53rd European Congress of the Regional Association International, to be held in Palermo from August 27th to August 31st, 2013. At the ERSA Conference we have prepared a Special Session on Agent based models for regional Economies: challenges and milestones. This special session will welcome papers in spatial agent-based modeling, especially those that provide new insights about methodologies, policy implications and theoretical foundations. A Non-Exhaustive List of possible topics includes the following: • Spatial implications for economic analysis • Location and agglomeration economies • Decision making-process and aggregate outcomes • Social networks in local and regional environments Paper Submission Procedure
Abstracts and papers (preferably) should be submitted to ERSA ( by 1st March 2013. Please, we aware that you have to register on-line.

Important dates
• Deadline of submission of abstracts and papers: 1st March • Notification of Acceptance: 30th April 2013 • Deadline for registration at reduced fee: 31st May The abstract submission form has a field in which authors can indicate that their paper is intended for a specific Special Session. Please use the code and exact title of the session (SH SS Agent based models for regional Economies: challenges and milestones).

Special Session Organizers
Federico Pablo-Martí ( and Juan Luis Santos ( University of Alcalá and IAES

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