Regional Studies

(The H4-Index of Regional Studies is 25. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-12-01 to 2023-12-01.)
Regions in a time of pandemic101
Regional disparities in economic resilience in the European Union across the urban–rural divide81
Towards an entrepreneurial ecosystem typology for regional economic development: the role of creative class and entrepreneurship73
Complementary interregional linkages and Smart Specialisation: an empirical study on European regions64
Does lockdown work? A spatial analysis of the spread and concentration of Covid-19 in Italy59
Integrated, adaptive and participatory spatial planning: trends across Europe55
Regional worlds: from related variety in regional diversification to strategic coupling in global production networks52
Change agency and reproductive agency in the course of industrial path evolution51
Mapping the potentials of regions in Europe to contribute to new knowledge production in Industry 4.0 technologies40
Diversifying in green technologies in European regions: does political support matter?39
Institutional quality and firms’ productivity in European regions36
Assembling mega-urban projects through state-guided governance innovation: the development of Lingang in Shanghai33
Regional innovation systems: what can we learn from 25 years of scientific achievements?32
Regional economic resilience in China: measurement and determinants32
Digital economy in the UK: regional productivity effects of early adoption32
The impact of regional inequality on economic growth: a spatial econometric approach30
Regional planning is dead: long live planning regional futures30
Contextualizing agency in new path development: how system selectivity shapes regional reconfiguration capacity30
From ‘entrepreneurial’ to ‘engaged’ universities: social innovation for regional development in the Global South29
Geographical Indications and local development: the strength of territorial embeddedness28
Smart Specialisation on the move: reflections on six years of implementation and prospects for the future28
The geography of Industry 4.0 technologies across European regions28
How new airport infrastructure promotes tourism: evidence from a synthetic control approach in German regions27
Changing roles of the state in the financialization of urban development throughchengtouin China26
The foundational economy and regional development26
Do EU regions benefit from Smart Specialisation principles?25
The new normative: synergistic scenario planning for carbon-neutral cities and regions25