Economic Geography

 

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Mission
To facilitate the exchange of information and ideas among its members and other specialists; to stimulate reserch, teaching, and applications in industrial and economic geography; to aid in the advancement of its members and the field of industrial and economic geography; and to help represent industrial and economic geography within the discipline of geography and to related disciplines, agencies in government, the private sector, and the general public.

Dues
Regular: $10
Student: $3

Chair
Jennifer Clark
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Public Policy
Email: jennifer.clark@gatech.edu

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Announcements

  • Call for Nominations to the EGSG Board

    2 November 2018

     

    Dear EGSG members:

    It is that time of the year when we plan for new elections for the AAG’s Economic Geography Specialty Group Board.

    We have vacancies for the following positions:

    Vice Chair/Treasurer (Jan 2019 - Dec 2020 subsequently serving as Chair from Jan. 2021 – Dec. 2022)

    At-large board member (two-year term: 2019 and 2020)

    At-large board member (two-year term: 2019 and 2020)

    Student representative (one-year term: 2019)

    All terms begin in January 2019.

    Please send your nominations (specifying the position) directly to me at jennifer.clark@gatech.edu by December 1, 2018.  If you are nominating someone, please make sure the individual agrees to run for election.

    We ask that all candidates send in a brief statement (100-150 words) about themselves to be included on the ballot.

    EGSG’s current leadership includes:

    Chair: Jennifer Clark, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
    Vice Chair/Treasurer (2017 - 2018) and incoming Chair (2019 - 2020): Peter Kedron, Arizona State University, USA 
    At-large board members (Jan 2018 - Dec 2019): 

    Anthony Howell, Peking University, CHINA
    Kean Birch, York University, CANADA
    At-large board members (Jan 2017 - Dec 2018): 

    Abigail Cooke, University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA
    Kean Fan Lim, Newcastle University, UK 
    Student representative (Jan- Dec 2018): 

    Kyle Loewen, The University of British Columbia, CANADA
  • Instructions for Requesting EGSG Sponsorship of AAG Panels 2019

    All,

    The AAG's Economic Geography Specialty Group (EGSG) is happy to sponsor relevant sessions at the upcoming AAG conference in Washington DC (April 3 - April 7, 2019).
    See: http://www.aag.org/cs/ann ualmeeting.  
    The AAG deadline for submitting paper abstracts is October 25, 2018 and organized sessions is November 8, 2018. Please see this link for further info on deadlines and organizing sessions: http://annualmeeting.aag.org/call_for_submissions

    Just as a reminder (or for those new to the process), acquiring EGSG session sponsorship involves requesting approval of the session and registering sponsorship online. 
     
    Please send all session sponsorship requests to Peter Kedron: Peter.Kedron@asu.edu


    A session title and summary description or the full CFP will do.  
    Please send me these requests no later than November 1, 2018.

    After we approve the request, the session organizer MUST then remember to check the box indicating EGSG sponsorship when formally registering the session via the AAG's conference site. 

    Looking forward to seeing some great sessions in Washington DC!
     
    Best,
    Jennifer

    Jennifer Clark
    School of Public Policy 
    Georgia Institute of Technology 
    Atlanta, GA 30332-0345 USA
    tel. +1 404.385.7224 
    email. jennifer.clark@gatech.edu
    twitter: @GTCUI
  • Announcement: EGSG Student Awards 2018

    1) Best Student Paper: 
    Jessa Loomis, University of Kentucky
    Rescaling and Reframing Poverty: Financial Coaching and the Pedagogical Spaces of Financial Inclusion in Boston, Massachusetts 

    2) Student Research Award: 
    Araby Smyth, University of Kentucky
    Gender and Remittances: Lived experiences of women in Oaxaca, Mexico 

    3) Dissertation Award: 
    Aarti Krishnan, University of Manchester
    Re-thinking the environmental dimensions of upgrading and embeddedness in production networks: The case of Kenyan horticulture farmers