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UP558 - Advanced Regional Research


Simulates the peer review process and culminates in submission of a revised paper to an appropriate journal. Designed for students intent on publishing original research, this course combines the formal guidance of research design and writing courses, the opportunity to present and discuss research papers, and the experience of journal submission and editorial review. Emphasis is on social science or policy research in which the regional or spatial dimension is important, such as regional and environmental economics, land use, transportation, and regional developmental planning, and economic and population geography. Students learn about the publication and review process and how to write and interpret referee reports and respond constructively and positively to critical comments. Same as ACE 558.


A completed research paper ready to be honed for journal submission. This course is approved for S/U grading only. May be repeated in separate terms to a maximum of 6 hours.


2 hours




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