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Attila Varga at the 5th Winter Seminar

We are glad that Attila Varga will give a key note lecture at the 5th Winter Seminar of Regional Science on Economic impact assessment of EU regional innovation policies. He is Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics and Regional Studies and head of the MTA-PTE Innovation and Economic Growth Research Group at the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Pécs. He earned his Ph.D. at West Virginia University, USA. Previously he hold research positions at the Regional Research Institute, West Virginia University, USA (research assistant professor), at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austrtia (research fellow) and at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna, Austria (senior research fellow), Saint Etienne University, Saint Etienne, France and University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France (visiting professor at both places), the European Commision’s JRS-IPTS research institute. His research interest cover regional innovation systems, macro and regional development policy impact assessment modeling. Professor Varga has published widely internationally in major international journals of his research field. He serves in the editorial boards of various international journals of regional economics and economics of technological change.

5th Winter Seminar of Regional Science

The 5th Winter Seminar of Regional Science will traditionally take place in the mountain resort of High Tatras on 11th – 14th March 2015. Important dates of the winter seminar:

Abstract submission deadline: December 31, 2014
Paper submission deadline: January 31, 2015
Participation fee payment deadline: January 31, 2015
Winter Seminar: March 11 - 15, 2015

One-page abstract should be sent to Valeria Szitasiova (e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) until December 31, 2014.

Program of the 4th winter seminar of regional science

The preliminary program of the 4th seminar is here. We have 16 papers and a key note lecture of professor John Pickles from  the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (USA) on Relations, Chains, Networks, and Contexts in Regional Economies. In case of any questions, do not hesitate to contact us via our e-mail address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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News from 4th Winter Seminar of Regional Science

The 4th Winter Seminar of Regional Science will take place in the mountain resort of High Tatras in Slovakia on 29th  January – 1st February 2014 in Tatranská Lomnica in Penzión Teniscentrum. Accommodation costs will be covered by the participants. We offer you the possibility of staying at the seminars venue accommodation facilities. If you would like to make your reservation in Penzión Teniscentrum, contact the hotel via e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone: +421 (052) / 446 72 66 under the formulation „ERSA Winter Seminar“. Our seminar participants have special accommodation price. The seminar participation fee is 85 EUR for RSAI members and 105 EUR for non-members. The participation fee includes conference proceedings, 1x lunch and 2x dinner, closing reception with dinner on Friday and coffee breaks during the conference.

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4th Winter Seminar of Regional Science

We are pleased to announce the 4th Winter Seminar of Regional Science, which will traditionally take place in the mountain resort of High Tatras on 29th January – 1st February 2014, this time with guest speaker John Pickles, Department of Geography, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA. Seminar will be held in English. The seminar is jointly organised by Society for Regional Science and Policy - Slovak section of ERSA, Region Direct - Scientifical Journal, and Department of Public Adminstration and Regional Development, University of Economics in Bratislava.

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