1st Porto workshop on Economic Geography, Regional Development, and Migrations

This meeting aims to bring together researchers and policy-makers on issues related to urban economics, regional development, and migrations.

If you would like to attend, please send us an e-mail (sdcastro@fep.up.pt or joao@fep.up.pt). Registration is free.

The workshop is financed by national funds through FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P., in the context of project PTDC/EGE-ECO/30080/2017: "Nova Economia Geográfica, Desenvolvimento Regional e Migrações”. We thank FCT, CEF.UP and FEP-UP for their support.

The organizing committee,

Sofia Castro and Joao Correia da Silva

Place: Faculty of Economics, University of Porto - room 613 (EPG building)

Date: June 7th, 2019


14h50 - 15h00 Welcome

15h00 - 16h40 Session I

Vasco Leite (CCDR-N) [web page] - A resiliência económica da Região do Norte no contexto Europeu (2000-2017)

Flávio Meneses (Queensland University) [web page] - City form and economic activity

Pascal Mossay (Newcastle University) [web page] - Urban Structures with Demand and Vertical Linkages

16h40 - 17h20 Coffee Break

17h20 - 19h00 Session II

Paulo Guimarães (Banco de Portugal) [web page] - Minimum wages, local labor market conditions and the entry and exit of firms

José Gaspar (Católica-Porto Business School) [web page] - Economic geography meets Hotelling: the home-sweet-home effect

Fernando Freire de Sousa (CCDR-N) [web page] - Intervenção do Presidente da CCDR-N