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  • Training Workshop on Spatial Economics
    A-Main Building Room 506, Chongqing University A Campus, Chongqing, China

    Training Workshop on Spatial Economics: Theory, Methodology, Data and Technology

    A-Main Building Room 506, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China

    18:00-20:00PM, June 12, 2015



    Shuming Bao

    Director, China Data Center


    Sponsored by

    The Chinese Economists Society

    China Data Center, University of Michigan


    This workshop will bring a new vision of spatial economics by introducing spatial theory, methodology, technology, data and online tools for the spatial study of economy and society. It will discuss a general framework for spatial economy based on the ecological system theory. The workshop will focus on an entry-level of training on the newly developed spatial data explorers (China Geo-Explorer, US Geo-Explorer, Urban and Regional Explorer), distributed by the University of Michigan China Data Center. Meanwhile, the training workshop will demonstrate how space-time data of different formats and sources can be integrated, visualized, analyzed and reported in a web based system and discuss how the internet data and social media data can be integrated for the spatial study of economy and society. Some case studies on regional economy population, environment and health will be discussed.


    The workshop is free. Pre-registration is required. Please register on the web site at:http://chinadatacenter.org/Learming/SeminarsContent.aspx?id=70.

    Contact: chinadata@umich.edu
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