Handbook of Spatial Analysis in the Social Sciences is Published

The brand new Handbook of Spatial Analysis in the Social Sciences, edited by COGS Director Serge Rey and Rachel Franklin is published in November. The handbook includes chapters from Director Rey and Associate Director Eli Knaap, as well as several COGS affiliates including Ran Wei, Levi Wolf, Dani Arribas-Bel, Wei Kang, and many more

Providing an authoritative assessment of the current landscape of spatial analysis in the social sciences, this cutting-edge Handbook covers the full range of standard and emerging methods across the social science domain areas in which these methods are typically applied. Accessible and comprehensive, it expertly answers the key questions regarding the dynamic intersection of spatial analysis and the social sciences.

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Sergio Rey
Sergio Rey
Director and Professor

My research interests include geographic information science, spatial inequality dynamics, regional science, spatial econometrics, and spatial data science.

Elijah Knaap
Elijah Knaap
Associate Director & Senior Research Scientist

My research interests include urban inequality, neighborhood dynamics, spatial data science, regional analysis, and housing & land policy.

Levi John Wolf
Levi John Wolf
Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor

I work in spatial data science, building new methods and software to learn new things about social and natural processes.

Ran Wei
Ran Wei
Associate Professor

My research interests lie in the development and implementation of GIScience methods and techniques to address substantive social and environmental problems