This section’s aim is to display ongoing Calls for Submission for Special Issues in Journals relevant to the Regional Science Community.

Ongoing Calls

Latest update: 26 March 2020


RSPP Call for Paper on Regional Drivers Effects and Policies of Coronavirus

Are all countries and regions monitoring the spread of the virus efficiently? Are there places where preventive measures are more effective than in others? Are there cities where medical care is more adequate than in others? Are there policies that have worse net effect for peoples and places?
Invitation to regional scientists to commit to these urgent research questions treating large amounts of data and information to generate useful knowledge for people, journalists, health providers and policy makers.

Special Issue: Journal of Labour Market Research
“Spatial Dimensions of the Labour Market”

Editorial Board
Melanie ARNTZ, ZEW Mannheim and Heidelberg University; Uwe BLIEN, IAB Nuremberg and University of Bamberg; Roberto PATUELLI, University of Bologna and RCEA; Christian SCHLUTER, Aix-Marseille University;
Ulrich ZIERAHN, Utrecht University and ZEW Mannheim

Paper Submission Deadline: 28 February 2020


Special Issue: Annals of Regional Science
Entrepreneurial Territories: Measures, Determinants and Outcomes

Special Issue Editors:
Marcus DEJARDIN, CERPE-DeFiPP, University of Namur & CIRTES-LIDAM, UCLouvain; Nadine LEVRATTO, EconomiX, CNRS-University Paris Nanterre

Submission Deadline: 29 February 2020

Special Issue of Romanian Journal of Regional Science: Uncovering territorial inequalities and spatial justice in the EU

Submission Deadline: 12 April 2020



Current Calls for Regional Science Policy & Practice (RSPP), the official policy and practitioner orientated journal of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI).

Call for Papers: Tackling with Societal, Technological and Climate Changes in Peripheral Territories
Deadline for papers, January 2020
Call for Papers: Regional Development in Latin-America
Deadline for papers, March 2020
Call for Papers: The Underlying Factors of (Recent) Regional Voting Patterns
Deadline for papers, May 2020