23th SCORUS Conference on Regional and Urban Statistics and Research “Statistics for the Cities of Tomorrow” (13-15 June, 2002 in Lisbon, Portugal)

SCORUS Sessions:

Session 1 “Building the framework for comparative city and regional statistics”

 

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Comparative urban and regional statistics, OECD/ Vincenzo Spiezia




2

The setting of a coordinated statistical system at national level 

3 Comparative urban statistics. the European framework and recent experiences/ Berthold Feldmann


4 How to develop and provide indicators for evaluating the quality of life in Italy/ Rosa Giaimo, Filippa Bono


5 Comparing data over time and space/ Wendy Thomas


6 Non-market interactions and urban indicators – what can we learn from time use surveys/ Elsa Fontainha


7 Neighbourhood statistics – small area statistics for the United Kingdom/ Dev Virdee


 

Session 2 “Towards the Cultural Society: cultural, recreational and educational statistics in the cities and regions”

 

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1 Constructing cultural statistics: municipal cultural activities and funding in Finland/ Sari Karttunen


2 Measuring the immeasurable sector: possibilities and limitations in cultural statistics/ Sten Mansson


3 Education under varying circumstances – studies on satisfaction and results in the Stockholm schools/ Carolina Johansson


 

Session 3 “The contrasting approaches to the modelling of need: social welfare, income and poverty” Organiser: Mr. Markandey Rai (UN-HABITAT, Kenya)

 

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1 Costs for care of the sick and elderly – a study of health and social care based on personal data files/ Pernilla Melin, Jeanette Bandel, Birgitta Ljungdahl


2 Analysis of poverty in Portugal using quantile regression/ Paulo Parente


3 The effect of guaranteed minimum income in Portugal/ Teresa Bago d`Uva


4 Contrasting or complementary approaches to the modeling of need: social welfare, income and poverty?/ Malati Pochun


5 Modeling the environmental and epidemiological impacts of urbanization/ G.P. Pokhariyal


 

Session 4 “Civic involvement and the impact of ICT – e-government the future”

 

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1 ICT – supply, demand and projected impact in the city of Helsinki/ Juha Suokas


2 E-government and the impact of information and communication technology in the business world of Shenzhen, China/ DENG Ping


3 ICT tools for urban research as applied in Amsterdam, Netherlands/ Joanna van Antwerpen


4 E-government – German experience in the construction of virtual town halls/ Helmut Druke


 

Session 5 “Methodological developments in urban & regional research”

 

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1 Hinterlands of Lisbon and Tagus Valley/ Duarte Rodrigues, Francisco Vala, Jose Monteiro


2 Population forecasts and functional regions


3 Geographical living-patterns of the economically active in Stockholm county/ Marie Haldorson


4 Projecting migration rates for the county of Stockholm;/ Johan Bring, Jan Eriksson, Tomas Pettersson


5 Applications of GIS and census mapping to increase small area data availability/ Fabio Crescenzi


 

Session 6 “Measuring the urban & regional economy – how do we deal with information age?”

 

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1 A new approach to evaluate the environmental impact of the coastal waters in Sicily/ Riccardo Abbate


2 An observable indicator to measure market prices of housing markets in urban and regional districts without sales in the reference period/ Helmut Maier


3 Measuring the quality of touristic services. Compatibility indicators and sampling techniques for environmental monitoring/ Salvatore La Rosa, Giuseppa Ragona


 

Session 7: “Statistics management”

 

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1 Managements indicators for the Palermo’s airport/ C. Amenta, A.M. Milito


2 The statistical informative system for the university/ M. Enea, O. Giambalvo


3 Territorial analysis and multilevel modeling/ Letizia La Tona


 

Session 8: “Population censuses versus registers – a review of the 2000/01 experiences”

 

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1 Problems with a census in a society transforming from totality to democracy/ Jan Tucek, Petra Kuncova


2 The population census: the Italian 2001 experience/ Aldo Orasi, Angela Ferruzza


3 Censuses, registers and surveys in a post-war situation: the case of Bosnia/ K.E. Vaidyanathan


4 The further role of censuses in Europe/ Derek Bond


 

Special Session:

 

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1 The municipal quality index-IQM -lacks


2 Census of population and registers in the statistical system of the Republic of Serbia (FR Yugoslavia)- Experience from 2002 census preparation/ Predrag Jovanovic


3 The research on the framework and method for comparative city and regional statistics in China/ Huang Langhui, Chen Xiaojie


4 Urban development, urbanization and income inequality in China 1991- 2000/ Jiang Mingqing, Wang Xiaoqing


5 New parameters for monitoring and Evaluating Urban development in the Information age/ R. Ramachandran


6 Accessibility of regional statistics on the internet for business intelligence/ Alf Fyhrlund


7 Ranked set sampling: a cost – effective method of data collection/ Arun Kumar Sinha


8 How to measure the livability of an urban center? An exploratory study of key performance indicators/ Carlos J. L. Balsas


9 Indicators of development of the so called “information society”: what is that are to measure?/ Luis Pereira


10 Resource mobilization in rapidly growing urban areas: spatially detailed information for improved monitoring and evaluation of property tax collection/ Somik V. Lall


11 Peri urban statistics- change of area use by buildings/ Vilni Verner Holst Bloch


12 Integrated demographic and land-use forecast/ Siv-Scheele


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