SCORUS Europe Group Conference “The Strength of cities and regions” (17-19 October, 2007 in Darmstadt, Germany)

Session 1 “Cities as the drivers of growth for the wider regions”

 

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Recent trends in urban and regional evolutions in Metropolitan France/ Patrick Redor

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A study of economic activity in Greece at the sub-regional level/ Prodromos-Ioannis Prodromidis

3

Exploring the patterns of population change in cities and their wider regions/ Teodora Brandmuller

Session 2 “Economic performance in cities and regions”

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Variation in economic performance among OECD regions – A study of the endogenous factors of growth/ Enrique Garcilazo

2

Towards mutually reinforcing development of old and new urban centres in European city-regions? The Amsterdam example/ Marco Bontje

3

Benchmarking London – the GLA´s interim Metro region dataset/ Alan Freeman

4

Urban Audit – the State of Cities report/ Corinne Hermant-de Callataÿ

Session 3 “The visualisation of regional and urban data”

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Statistics in the Internet of services: visualisation and service composition/ Knut Manske, Ralf Rath, Rainer Ruggaber

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City server 3D/ Thorsten Reitz

3

Networking of Spatial Data/ Mark Bernhardt

4

Statistical Visualisation: New Developments from the Office for National Statistics, UK/ Dev Virdee

Session 4 “The increasing diversity of cities as a result of EU expansion and globalisation – an asset and a challenge”

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Job movements and commuter flows in urban areas in a period of economic decline/ Mathieu Vliegen, Koos Arts

 

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Specialisation versus spatial concentration: Which approach defines better the impact of economic integration? The case of the Romanian regions/ Ceapraz Lucian

3

Porous Europe: European cities in global urban arenas/ Ben Derudder, Peter Taylor

Session 5 “Quality assurance in regional and urban statistics”

 

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Delineating target sub city districts for decision makers: an attempt to automate the process/ Jean-Luc Lipatz

2

Estimation and Analysis of the Value Added at municipality Level/ Alessandro Faramondi

3

Sampling strategies for the estimation of long form census variables/ Francesco Borrelli. Giancarlo Carbonetti, Luana De Felici. Claudia De Vitiis, Francesca Inglese, Fabrizio Solari

4

Aiming at high quality statistical information on Urban Europe – Achievements and challenges/ Teodora Brandmuller

Session 6 “The social and cultural components of competitiveness of cities and regions”

 

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How family-friendly are German cities?/ Stefanie Neurauter

2

Comparing social cohesion by using Dashboard, Urban Audit data and the European Perception Survey/ Antje Seidel- Schulze

3

Research into Cultural and Creative Industries in London/ Alan Freeman

4

Neighbourhood level diversity in German cities – is it linked with global economic change?/ Elsa Fontainha, Uwe Neumann

Session 7 “The organizational set-up for collecting and disseminating urban and regional statistics”

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State of Play of the Urban Audit data collection/ Berthold Feldmann

2

Regional statistics system of Poland (the organizational set-up, collection and dissemination of regional and urban statistical data)/ Tomasz Kot

3

Establishment of Regional Statisticians in the Regions of England/ Dev Virdee

4

The organizational set-up for disseminating urban and regional statistics in the Czech Statistical Office/ Petra Kuncová

Session 8 “Territorial structure and standard regional reference systems”

 

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Built-up Territory and Urban Regions/ Marina Arcasenza, Giovanni A. Barbieri, Sandro Cruciani

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Regional references for regional analyses – important elements of Regional Statistics in the Czech Statistical Office/ Eduard Durník, Jiří Kamenický

3

Raster maps with variable cell sizes – an attractive possibility to ensure data protection as well as statistical significance/ Rainer Humbel, Werner Meyer

4

Better urban planning through the standard geographical reference system of German municipalities/ Andreas Gleich

Special Session:

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New Indicators to Measure Welfare within the Natural World and the Natural Solution of Poverty Including Consequences on Urban Level/ Helmut Maier

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On the Economic Order of the Natural World/ Helmut Maier

Summary and Conclusions:

 

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Complementary Reference Systems

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