26th Conference of the SCORUS “The Subjective Well-being of Citizens and the Application of Urban and Regional Statistics in Asian Cities”  (14-16 October, 2008 in Shanghai, China)

As a part of the IAOS Conference “Smart Data, Innovative Uses – Reshaping Official Statistics”  (14-16 October, 2008 in Shanghai, China)

Session 1 “Measuring well-being in regions and cities”

 

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1 A study of subjective well-being of citizens in Beijing/ Song Xiaomei, Yue Weihong, Wang Bin, Du Juan


2 On the economic role of social indicators in urban and regional planning/ Helmut Maier


3 A research of methodology and its application on the performance assessments of the local governments in China/ Wang Hong, Yan Ming, Wang Bin, Cui Ping


4 Official statistics for measuring well-being at national and regional level in EU: some comments from users. Pilar Martín-Guzmán, María Gil


5 People oriented, with concern for people’s well-being – the new focal points of the statistical work of Shenzhen/ Kong Ailing, Wu Jianming


Session 2 “Growing demand for regional and urban statistics”

 

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1 Development of urban statistics and data exploitation in China


2 An explorative study of metropolitan statistics in China/ Cui Shu-qiang, Wang Hong, Li Ping, Ding Wen-bin


3 Application of urban statistics in comparison among international cities/ Lv Fengyong


4 Regional co-operation in Helsinki region – new products and services/ Leila Lankinen, Tea Tikkanen


Session 3 “Results of recent regional and urban analysis”

 

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1 The effect of changing regional classifications on statistical indicators/ Udo Maack


2 Estimate regional data when there is no suitable supply of national statistics/ Hans Menge


3 New approaches in analysing the regional evolution in France – Recent trends in the evolution of population in rural space/ Patrick Redor


4 The Urban Audit-measuring the attractiveness in European cities/ Teodóra Brandmüller, Berthold Feldmann


Session 4 “Geographic information system and regional reference system”

 

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1 Flexible regional references for administrative data/ Andreas Gleich


2 Construction and application of the Geographical Information System in Hangzhou’s Statistics/ Du Guozhong


3 Examples of the application of regional reference systems in the Czech Republic/ Petra Kuncová


4 Statistical geographies of the United Kingdom/ Dev Virdee


Session 5 “New approaches to using regional and urban data for policy evaluation”

 

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1 Economic base multipliers revisited/ Derek Bond, Michael J. Harrison, Edward J. O’Brien


2 On the economic impact of the gas pipeline project between Russia and Germany/ Helmut Maier, Hanna Shcherbich


3 Producing small area estimates of the need for hip and knee replacement surgery/ Andy Judge, Nicky J Welton, Mary Shaw, Jat Sandhu, Yoav Ben-Shlomo


4 Internet-based city and regional statistics in Amsterdam/ Jeroen Slot


5 The use of disaggregated data in the comprehension of sub-regional diversity and the formulation of policy in Greece/ P. I. Prodromidis


Session 6 “Application of urban and regional statistics in Asian cities”

 

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1 Monitoring the progress of urbanization/ Yang Jingxiang, Tianyan, Liang Yike


2 Comparative research on the global urban competitiveness/ Ni Pengfei, Hou Qinghu


3 Development of regional statistics through cooperation with central and local governments/ Bongho Choi


4 Application of statistics on cross-boundary transport planning in Hong Kong/ Sorais S K Lee


5 How urban statistics contribute to economic development in Pearl River Delta and some existing deficiencies/ Kong Ailing, Xie Zuozheng


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