economic geography

Economic geography is the study of the location, distribution and spatial organization of economic activities across the world.


Model Predicts Economic Damage from Climate Change to be Greatest in the South in the US

Maps showing how climate change will adversely affect the United States in areas of agriculture, crime, life span, property damage, and labor. Source: Hsiang, et. al, 2017.Maps showing how climate change will adversely affect the United States in areas of agriculture, crime, life span, property damage, and labor. Source: Hsiang, et. al, 2017.

A new model maps out the agriculture, crime, coastal storms, energy, human mortality, and labor costs of climate change in the United States.

Visualising the Impact of Gentrification

UK housing construction volume.UK housing construction volume.

Graphic designer Herwig Scherabon has developed a book visualizing the impacts of gentrification in a number of cities in the United States and United Kingdom. Combining public access data and research with crisp visuals, Scherabon illustrates the spatial distribution of gentrification and examines the different issues at play.