GIS, spatial econometrics and social science research

Luc Anselin

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Some ideas are formulated on the challenges presented to GIS, spatial analysis and spatial econometrics that result from recent trends in social science research. These new developments are characterized by a focus on the geography of phenomena. Particular emphasis is placed on the need to extend concepts of space, to broaden the analytical toolbox and to develop software and advance education.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11-15
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Geographical Systems
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2000


  • Social sciences
  • Spatial analysis
  • Spatial econometrics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Earth-Surface Processes


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