Lectures on Urban and Regional Economics for the celebration of 100th Anniversary of Nankai University (I)

Lecture one

China in World City Networks: Evidence from Meso-scale Analysis of the Internet

Lecture two

An Empirical Study on Domestic Tourism in Japan

Time slot:

9:00-11:30, A.M., 19 Oct, 2019


Room 404, the Conference room of the Institute of Urban and Regional Economics

Sponsored by:

School of Economics, Nankai University


Short Bio of Professor Jean and Professor Tatsuaki 

Jean-Claude Thill

Jean-Claude Thill, is the Knight Distinguished Professor of Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, a former President of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI), and former Executive Director of the North American Regional Science Council, and researcher of RSAI. His primary research interests pertain to spatial organization of human society across scales, the structuring role of mobility and transportation systems, and urban change and urban functionality.


Tatsuaki KURODA

Tatsuaki KURODA, is Professor emeritus, Nagoya University, Professor of Urban and Regional Economics, School of Modern Management, Sugiyama Jogakuen University, president, Applied Regional Science Conference, chairman of Central Transportation Committee, chairman of Nagoya Retail Location Committee, chairman of Central economic and Industrial Bureau and the Regional Structure Department of the Central Economic and Industrial Outlook Discussion Committee. His main research fields are urban and regional economics, public economics and transportation economics.