Next Event

16th EU-REAL Workshop

with a focus on "New directions in regional development and spatial inequalities".

(Pescara, Abruzzo, Italy, September 3-4, 2019)

Hosted by the Department of Economics at the University degli Studi "G. D'Annunzio" Chieti-Pescara.

The Department of Economic Studies of the "G. d’Annunzio" University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy, has the pleasure to host the 16th European Union Regional Economics Applications Laboratory (EU REAL) Workshop, with a focus on "New directions in regional development and spatial inequalities". The workshop will be held in Pescara (Abruzzo), in September 3-4, 2019.

We are delighted to welcome the EU-REAL community to discuss our research and to enhance the cooperation among our institutions, in the year in which REAL celebrates 30 years of Quality Research (1989-2019).

We kindly invite contribution on topics related (but not limited to):

- Regional economic growth and development

- Regional, rural and urban policy

- Infrastructure, transport flows and networks among regions

- Input-Output (I-O) and Computable General Equilibrium models (CGEs)

- Tourism and regional development

- Migration and regional labor markets

- Regional healthcare planning and migration flows

- Quantitative methods for regional sciences

- Spatial concentration

- Spatial econometrics and statistics

- Spatial inequalities

- Natural environment, resources and sustainable development

Abstracts should be sent in Doc or Pdf -format, with a maximum of 500 words, including author's name(s), affiliation(s), main topic and 3-5 keywords and be sent to

by May 15th 2019.

Looking forward to seeing you in Pescara.


Alfredo Cartone, Domenica Panzera, Paolo Postiglione

More information on the webpage coming soon!