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Big Island, Hawaii

WESTERN REGIONAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION PROGRAM
36th Annual Meeting of the Western Regional Science AssociationRoyal Waikoloan Resort ~ The Big Island of Hawaii
February 23-27, 1997

 


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Sunday, February 23

(Morning) WRSA Turnbull Cup Golf Tournament
9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon RSAI Council Meeting

(International Lounge; By Invitation Only)
1:00-3:00 PM PRSCO Council Meeting

1:00-6:30 PM Registration (Ballroom Foyer)

 


Sunday, 4:00-7:15 PM
Gala Opening Session (King’s Ballroom)

Chair: Jon R. MILLER, WRSA President

Regional Overview

Juanita LIU, Univ. Hawaii, USA “Hawai’i Tourism: Crossing the Cultural Boundaries”
Presentation Ceremonies

The Eleventh Annual Charles M. Tiebout Prize Presented by John KEITH, Chair, 1996-97 Reading Committee

The Second Annual Springer-Verlag Prize, Presented by Roger STOUGH, Coeditor, The Annals of Regional Science
Presidential Address

Jack C. STABLER, WRSA President-Elect, “Rural America: A Challenge to Regional Scientists”

Discussant: Gordon F. MULLIGAN, Univ. Arizona, USA
World Premier Piano Performance

Jean PAELINCK, Erasmus Univ., The Netherlands “March of the WRSA”
President’s Reception (For All Meeting Participants; Sunset Terrace)

 


Monday, February 24, Morning

7:30 AM and throughout the day, Registration (Ballroom Foyer)
8:00 or 8:45 AM-12:15 PM

Seven Concurrent Paper Sessions:

1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E, 1F, 1G

(10:15-10:45 AM, Coffee Break)

 


Monday, 8:00 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 1A: ‘Ekahi

Networks and Interaction

Chair: Peter NIJKAMP, Free Univ. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

8:00-8:45

The Network City: Contribution of Information Technologies to New Concepts of Spatial Planning

Paul DREWE, Delft Univ. Technology, The NetherlandsDiscussant: Harry RICHARDSON, Univ. Southern California, USA8:45-9:30

Network Industries, Economic Stability and Spatial Integration

Kenneth BUTTON, George Mason Univ., USA, and Peter NIJKAMP, Free Univ. of Amsterdam, The NetherlandsDiscussant: Roger E. BOLTON, Williams College, USA9:30-10:15

Economic Growth by Chatting: A Model of Communication, Technological Progress and Innovative Regions

Hans-Peter KOHLER, Univ. California, Berkeley, USADiscussant: Koji SATO, Kanagawa Univ., Japan

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30‘Place’ as ‘Network’: Applications of Network Theory to Local Communities

Roger E. BOLTON, Williams College, USADiscussant: Antoine BAILLY, Univ. Genève, Switzerland11:30-12:15

An Interaction-Cost Perspective on Networks and Territory

Hans WESTLUND, Swedish Inst. Regional Res., SwedenDiscussant: Thomas LEINBACH, Univ. Kentucky, USA 


Monday, 8:00 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 1B: ‘Elua

Immigration and Internal Migration

Chair: Gary L. HUNT, Univ. Maine, USA

8:00-8:45

Immigration, Race, and Security on the California-Mexico Border

Randy WILLOUGHBY, Univ. San Diego, USADiscussant: Deborah J. BALDWIN, Univ. Arkansas, Little Rock, USA8:45-9:30

The Impact of Immigration on Internal Migration in the U.S.: Demographic and Geographic Dimensions

William H. FREY, Univ. Michigan, USA, and Kao-Lee LIAW, McMaster Univ., USADiscussant: Andrei ROGERS, Univ. Colorado, Boulder, USA9:30-10:15

Source-Country Social Programs and North American Immigration

Michael J. GREENWOOD, Univ. Colorado, Boulder, USA, John M. MCDOWELL, Arizona State Univ., USA, Mahmood HUSSAIN, and Steven S. ZAHNISER, Univ. Colorado, Boulder, USADiscussant: Seong Woo LEE, Univ. Southern California, USA

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30The Internal Migration of the Foreign Born in the United States: Period, Cohort, and Assimilation Effects

Michael J. GREENWOOD and Sabine HENNING, Univ. Colorado, Boulder, USADiscussant: Sonya GLAVAC, Univ. Arizona, USA11:30-12:15

Immigration and the Interregional Migration of Less-Skilled Native Workers in the U.S.

Gary L. HUNT, Univ. Maine, USADiscussant: Jacques POOT, Univ. Tsukuba, Japan 


Monday, 8:45 AM-11:30 PM

Paper Session 1C: ‘Ekolu

Regional Economic Systems: Planning for Performance

Chair: Peter W.J. BATEY, Univ. Liverpool, England

8:45-9:30

Inventing a Future for Regions: New Frameworks for Regional Economic Development Planning

Brian ROBERTS, Queensland Univ. Technology, AustraliaDiscussant: Jack W. OSMAN, San Francisco State Univ., USA9:30-10:15

State Economic Growth and Growth Policy Impact

Roger F. RIEFLER, Univ. Nebraska, Lincoln, USADiscussant: Tony SORENSEN, Univ. New England, Armidale, Australia

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30Deindustrialization and Regional Productivity in the Swedish Manufacturing Industry 1970-1990

Mats JOHANSSON, Swedish Inst. for Regional ResearchDiscussant: Mark DRABENSTOTT, Federal Reserve Bank, Kansas City, USA

 


Monday, 8:45 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 1D: Honoka’a

Regional Theory: Public Goods and the Environment

Chair: Chennat GOPALAKRISHNAN, Univ. Hawaii, Manoa, USA

8:45-9:30

The Optimal Provision of Public Goods by Local and Central Governments

Toshihiro IHORI, Univ. Tokyo, Japan, and Nobuo AKAI, Kobe Univ. of Commerce, JapanDiscussant: Steven G. CRAIG, Univ. Houston, USA9:30-10:15

The Neutrality of Income Transfer on Environmental Quality

Tadaaki YOSHIOKA, Kanagawa Univ., JapanDiscussant: John A. LIST, Univ. Central Florida, USA

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break10:45-11:30

Water Conveyance, Spatial Technology Choice and RentsUjjayant CHAKRAVORTY, Univ. Hawaii, USA, and Chieko UMETSU, East-West Center, Hawaii, USADiscussant: John E. KEITH, Utah State Univ., USA11:30-12:15

Optimal Institutional Arrangements for Pollution Control: Evidence from a Differential Game with Asymmetric Players

John A. LIST, Univ. Central Florida, USADiscussant: Chung-Hsin YANG, Academia Sinica, Taiwan 


Monday, 8:45 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 1E: Kamuela

Socioeconomic Implications of Regional Growth and Change

Chair: Andrew M. ISSERMAN, West Virginia Univ., USA

8:45-9:30

Innovative Milieu and New Generations of Regional Policies

Denis MAILLAT, Univ. Neuchâtel, SwitzerlandDiscussant: Charles LAMPHEAR, Univ. Nebraska, Lincoln, USA9:30-10:15

The Appropriate Social Discount Rate to Use in Environmental Studies

Anthony E. BOARDMAN, Univ. British Columbia, Canada, David GREENBERG, Univ. Maryland, USA, Aidan VINING, Simon Fraser Univ., Canada, and David WEIMER, Univ. Rochester, USADiscussant: Robert G. FLETCHER, California State Univ., Bakersfield, USA

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30Religion, Regional Self-Sufficiency, and Economic Development in Utah: 1847-1896

L. Dwight ISRAELSEN, Utah State Univ., USADiscussant: Ian MACLACHLAN, Univ. Lethbridge, Canada11:30-12:15

Geographic Variation in Change in Income Inequality Among U.S. States, 1970-1990

Richard L. MORRILL, Univ. Washington, USADiscussant: Brigitte WALDORF, Univ. Arizona, USA 


Monday, 8:00 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 1F: Waimea

Northern Development/Remote Regions I:Development on the Frontier

Chair: Matt BERMAN, Univ. Alaska, Anchorage, USA

8:00-8:45

Searching for Bonanza: The Economic History of Alaska

Lee HUSKEY, Univ. Alaska, Anchorage, USA, and Terrance COLE, Univ. Alaska, Fairbanks, USADiscussant: William MORRISON, Univ. Northern British Columbia, Canada8:45-9:30

Forgotten People? Community Planning in Australian Natural World Heritage Sites

John LEA, Univ. Sydney, AustraliaDiscussant: Greg PROTASEL, Univ. Alaska, Anchorage, USA9:30-10:15

Perceptions of Marginality in the U.S. and Canada

Michael PRETES and Bradley CULLEN, Univ. New Mexico, USADiscussant: Kjell LUNDMARK, Univ. Umea, Sweden

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30Israel’s Negev Desert: The Transformation of a Frontier into a Periphery

Yehuda GRADUS, Ben Gurion Univ., IsraelDiscussant: Matt BERMAN, Univ. Alaska, Anchorage, USA11:30-12:15

Economic Impacts and Net Benefits of Non-Resident Fishing in Alaska

Sharman HALEY, Univ. Alaska, Anchorage, USADiscussant: Douglas BAKER, Univ. Northern British Columbia, Canada


Monday, 8:45 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 1G: International Lounge

Regional Implications of Public Education: I

Chair: Olli KULTALAHTI, Univ. Tampere, Finland

8:45-9:30

Equalization of Public School Expenditures and the Demand for Private Education

Jonathan SANDY, Univ. San Diego, USADiscussant: James E. METZGER, Webster Univ., Little Rock, AR, USA9:30-10:15

Measuring Technical Inefficiency in Public Education Using a Stochastic Frontier Production Function

Kalyan CHAKRABORTY, Basudeb BISWAS, and W. Cris LEWIS, Utah State Univ., USADiscussant: David E. CLARK, Marquette Univ. USA

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30Factors Influencing Workers’ Interest in Educational or Training Opportunities in the Face of Layoff: The Nevada Test Site

R. Keith SCHWER, Rennae DANESHVARY, and Nasser DANESHVARY, Univ. Nevada, Las Vegas, USADiscussant: David LEVINSON, Univ. California, Berkeley, USA11:30-12:15

Spatial Characteristics of Educational Production Functions

Robert SINGLETON, Loyola Marymount Univ., USADiscussant: William E. HERRIN, Univ. of the Pacific, USA

 


Monday, February 24, Afternoon

12:15-1:15 PM, Lunch (On Your Own)

12:30-2:45 PM, The Annals of Regional Science Board Meeting and Luncheon (By Invitation Only; International Lounge)

Registration Continues, Throughout the Afternoon

1:15-5:30 PM

Six Concurrent Paper Sessions: 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2E, 2F

(2:45-3:15 PM, Coffee Break)
3:30-5:30 PM, WRSA Board Meeting

(By Invitation Only; International Lounge)

 


Monday, 1:15-5:30 PM

Paper Session 2A: ‘Ekahi

Issues in Travel Demand Management

Chair: Mei-Po KWAN, Ohio State Univ., USA

1:15-2:00

Intelligent Transportation Systems Benefits Priorities: An Application to the Woodrow Wilson Bridge

Kingsley HAYNES, George Mason Univ., USA, William BOWEN, Cleveland State Univ., USA, Carlos ARIEIRA, Sara BURHANS, Pofen Lin SALEM, and Hadi SHAFIE, George Mason Univ., USADiscussant: Marlon G. BOARNET, Univ. California, Irvine, USA2:00-2:45

VMT Forecasting and Monitoring in Southern California: Improving Existing Methodologies and Exploring Prospects for Using Intelligent Transportation Systems Technologies

Xueming CHEN, California State Univ., Northridge, USADiscussant: Donald R. DESKINS, Univ. Michigan, USA

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00FASTRAK: Congestion Pricing at Last! Equity Aspects Reconsidered

Harry W. RICHARDSON and Chang-Hee Christine BAE, Univ. Southern California, USADiscussant: Larry N. GERSTON, San Jose State Univ., USA4:00-4:45

The Effects of Traffic Information on Travel Behavior

Youngbin YIM, Univ. California, Berkeley, USADiscussant: Mei-Po KWAN, Ohio State Univ., USA4:45-5:30

Commuting Behavior in the City with Telecommuting and Office Work

Hiroyuki SHIBUSAWA, Toyohashi Univ. of Technology, JapanDiscussant: Chiou-nan YEH, Alabama State Univ., USA 


Monday, 1:15-5:30 PM

Paper Session 2B: ‘Elua

Regional Systems: Growth and Change

Chair: Thomas LEINBACH, Univ. Kentucky, USA

1:15-2:00

Innovation, Competition and the Structure of Local Production Networks: Some Evidence from Hertfordshire

Douglas HART and James SIMMIE, Univ. Reading, EnglandDiscussant: Hans-Peter KOHLER, Univ. California, Berkeley, USA2:00-2:45

Regional Industrial Policy and Technology Center Programs in Germany: A Case of Nordrhein-Westfalen

Koji SATO, Kanagawa Univ., JapanDiscussant: Kenneth BUTTON, George Mason Univ., USA

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00São Paulo Metropolitan Region in Brazil: Mercosul’s Main Economic Center

José L.C. RONCA, Carlos E. ZAHN, and Issao MINAMI, Univ. São Paulo, BrazilDiscussant: Paul DREWE, Delft Univ. Technology, The Netherlands
4:00-4:45

The Changing Economic Structure of Four Central West Queensland Shires

Tony SORENSEN and Roger EPPS, Univ. New England, Armidale, AustraliaDiscussant: Hans KUIPER, Erasmus Univ., Rotterdam, The Netherlands4:45-5:30

Is New York City Still Propelling Economic Growth in the Tri-State Region?

Michael L. LAHR and Ruchika SAH, Rutgers Univ., USADiscussant: Roger F. RIEFLER, Univ. Nebraska, Lincoln, USA 


Monday, 1:15-5:30 PM

Paper Session 2C: ‘Ekolu

Migration Analysis

Chair: William H. FREY, Univ. Michigan, USA

1:15-2:00

Residential Mobility of Vietnamese Immigrants in Brisbane, Australia

Sonya M. GLAVAC and Brigitte WALDORF, Univ. Arizona, USADiscussant: Olli KULTALAHTI, Univ. Tampere, Finland2:00-2:45

Are Americans Migrating Less but with Greater Spatial Focus?

Andrei ROGERS, Univ. Colorado, Boulder, USA, and Stuart H. SWEENEY, Univ. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USADiscussant: Thomas KONTULY, Univ. Utah, USA

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00Rural/Urban Migrations in Zimbabwe in 1982-92: Selectivity by Gender, Place of Birth, and Educational Attainment

Kao-Lee LIAW, McMaster Univ., Canada, and Yasuko HAYASE, Inst. of Developing Economies, JapanDiscussant: Don MAR, San Francisco State Univ., USA4:00-4:45

Independent and Linked Migration: Individual Returns of Employment Opportunity and Household Returns of Poverty to African-American Inter-State Migration in 1975-78 and 1985-88

Seong Woo LEE and WooSuk ZHEE, Univ. Southern California, USADiscussant: Michael J. GREENWOOD, Univ. Colorado, Boulder, USA4:45-5:30

Interstate and Sub-State Occupational Migration: Econometric Models with Occupation-Specific Explanatory Variables

Harvey A. GOLDSTEIN and Stuart H. SWEENEY, Univ. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USADiscussant: Mahmood HUSSAIN, Univ. Colorado, Boulder, USA 


Monday, 1:15-5:30 PM

Paper Session 2D: Honoka’a

Advances in Input-Output and CGE Modeling

Chair: William D. MACMILLAN, Oxford Univ., England

1:15-2:00

Aggregation Error Minimization in Input-Output Modeling

Alan T. MURRAY, Queensland Univ. Technology, AustraliaDiscussant: R. Keith SCHWER, Univ. Nevada, Las Vegas, USA
2:00-2:45

A Price-Responsive Framework for Interregional Input-Output

John R. ROY, CSIRO, AustraliaDiscussant: Michael MAGURA, Univ. Toledo, USA

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00Interregional Employment Multipliers in an Extended Input-Output Modelling Framework

Peter W.J. BATEY, Univ. Liverpool, EnglandDiscussant: David W. HOLLAND, Washington State Univ., USA4:00-4:45

Urban Computable General Equilibrium: A Residential-Location, Spatial-Interaction Model

William D. MACMILLAN, Univ. Oxford, EnglandDiscussant: Kieran DONAGHY, Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA4:45-5:30

The Economic Inpact of Global Warming Mitigation Policy on the Taiwan Economy

Ping-Cheng LI, Tamkang Univ., TaiwanDiscussant: Ujjayant CHAKRAVORTY, Univ. Hawaii, Manoa, USA 


Monday, 1:15-4:45 PM

Paper Session 2E: Kamuela

What Makes Rural Systems Tick?

Chair: Paul E. POLZIN, Univ. Montana, USA

1:15-2:00

Examining the Performance of the U.S. Rural Economy: A Component Economic Area Approach

Mark DRABENSTOTT, Federal Reserve Bank, Kansas City, USA, and Mark HENRY, Clemson Univ., USADiscussant: Ron CRONOVICH, Univ. Nevada, Las Vegas, USA2:00-2:45

Use of Advanced Telecommunications Technologies in Rural Communities

F. Larry LEISTRITZ, North Dakota State Univ., Fargo, USA, John C. ALLEN, Bruce B. JOHNSON, Duane OLSEN, Univ. Nebraska, Lincoln, USA, and Randy SELL, North Dakota State Univ., Fargo, USADiscussant: Gary L. HUNT, Univ. Maine, USA

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00Employment Stability and the Role of Sectoral Dominance in Rural Economies

Christopher FAWSON, Dawn D. THILMANY, and John E. KEITH, Utah State Univ., USADiscussant: Brian ROBERTS, Queensland Univ. Technology, Australia4:00-4:45

Private Open Space and Preferences for Rural Landscapes, for Development Types, and for Growth Management Options in Sublette County, Wyoming

Donald MCLEOD, Jody WOIRHAYE, Carol KRUSE, and Dale MENKHAUS, Univ. Wyoming, USADiscussant: Mark WILSON, Michigan State Univ., USA 


Monday, 1:15-4:45 PM

Paper Session 2F: Waimea

Issues in Environmental Management

Chair: Kenneth E. COREY, Michigan State Univ., USA

1:15-2:00

The Demand for Recycling in California

Andrew NARWOLD, Univ. San Diego, USADiscussant: Mehdi HARIRIAN, Bloomsburg Univ. of Pennsylvania, USA2:00-2:45

California’s Zero Emissions Vehicle Mandate: The Interregional Transmission of Costs and Pollution

Jack W. OSMAN and C. Daniel VENCILL, San Francisco State Univ., USADiscussant: Peter GORDON, Univ. Southern California, USA

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00Perceptions of Environmental Crisis: Public Images of Environmental Conditions at the Russian and American Nuclear Weapons Sites

John PIERCE, Washington State Univ., USA, Russell DALTON, Univ. California, Irvine, USA, and Nick LOVRICH, Washington State Univ., USADiscussant: Diane CLARK, Univ. Lethbridge, Canada4:00-4:45

Modeling Basin-Wide Equity and Efficiency: A Stella®r Stream Simulation Model

Craig ZUMBRUNNEN, Univ. Washington, USADiscussant: Kenneth E. COREY, Michigan State Univ., USA


Tuesday, February 25, Morning

7:30 AM and throughout the day, Registration

8:00 or 8:45 AM-12:15 PM

Seven Concurrent Paper Sessions: 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D, 3E, 3F, 3G

(10:15-10:45 AM, Coffee Break)

 


Tuesday, 8:00 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 3A: ‘Ekahi

Land Policy and Urban Management

Chair: Frank G. MITTELBACH, Univ. California, Los Angeles, USA

8:00-8:45

The Decision-Making System of the Government of Japan with Particular Reference to Land Policy Making Around 1990

Koichi MERA, Univ. Southern California, USADiscussant: Warren GILL, Simon Fraser Univ., Canada8:45-9:30

Urban Development and the Location of Population and Employment

Steven G. CRAIG, Janet E. KOHLHASE, and Steven PITTS, Univ. Houston, USADiscussant: Gary TOMPKINS, Univ. Regina, CANADA9:30-10:15

Metropolitan Decentralization: Further Evidence

Peter GORDON, Harry W. RICHARDSON, and Gang YU, Univ. Southern California, USADiscussant: Richard L. MORRILL, Univ. Washington, USA

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30A New Perspective on Clothing the Emperor: Canadian Metropolitan Form, Function, and Frontiers

James LIGHTBODY, Univ. Alberta, CanadaDiscussant: L. Dwight ISRAELSEN, Utah State Univ., USA11:30-12:15

The Theory of Residential Property Tax Incidence: A Tiebout Approach

Timothy IIJIMA, Washington Univ., St. Louis, USADiscussant: Jim JOHNSON, McMaster Univ., Canada 


Tuesday, 8:45 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 3B: ‘Elua

Regional Labor Market Issues

Chair: Jack W. OSMAN, San Francisco State Univ., USA

8:45-9:30

Regional Differences in Asian American Earnings Determinants: Japanese, Chinese, Filipino American Earnings in California and Hawaii

Don MAR, San Francisco State Univ., USADiscussant: Dawn D. THILMANY, Utah State Univ., USA9:30-10:15

Remaking Maquiladoras: Locational and Structural Changes in Mexico’s In-Bond Industry

Ian MACLACHLAN, Univ. Lethbridge, CanadaDiscussant: Vera K. PAVLAKOVIC, Univ. Arizona, USA

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30Where Youth Live: Economic Effects

Katherine M. O’REGAN, Yale Univ., USA, and John M. QUIGLEY, Univ. California, BerkeleyDiscussant: Timothy HOGAN, Arizona State Univ. USA11:30-12:15

Home or Office: Technology, Attitude and At-Home Work

David LEVINSON, Univ. California, Berkeley, USADiscussant: F. Larry LEISTRITZ, North Dakota State Univ., USA 


Tuesday, 8:00 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 3C: ‘Ekolu

GIS and Spatial Analysis

Chair: Arthur GETIS, San Diego State Univ., USA

8:00-8:45

Exact Computational Methods for Calculating Distances Between Objects in a Cartographic Database

Atsuyuki OKABE, Univ. Tokyo, Japan, and Harvey J. MILLER, Univ. Utah, USADiscussant: Waldo TOBLER, Univ. California, Santa Barbara, USA8:45-9:30

Combining a Decision Model and GIS for Site Location Problems

Daniel R. DOLK, George W. THOMAS, Naval Postgraduate School, USA, Mark A. MURPHY, and Peter R. FALK, United States Navy, USADiscussant: Carl J. AMRHEIN, Univ. Toronto, Canada9:30-10:15

From Conventional to CI-Based Spatial Analysis

Manfred M. FISCHER, Vienna Univ. Economics and Business Admin., AustriaDiscussant: Reginald GOLLEDGE, Univ. California, Santa Barbara, USA

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30TILT – A Model for Integrated Analysis of Household Location and Travel Choices

Jonas ELIASSON and Lars-Göran MATTSSON, Royal Institute of Technology, SwedenDiscussant: John R. ROY, CSIRO, Australia11:30-12:15

A GIS-Based Traffic Analysis Zone Design: Implementation and Evaluation (Part II)

Jinsoo YOU, Zorica NEDOVIC-BUDIC, and Tschangho John KIM, Univ. Illinois, Urbana, USADiscussant: Daniel R. DOLK, Naval Postgraduate School, USA 


Tuesday, 8:00 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 3D: Honoka’a

Northern Development/Remote Regions II:Government and Governing in Remote Regions

Chair: Michael PRETES, Univ. New Mexico, USA

8:00-8:45

The Rights Economy: Getting Paid to Do Your Own Laundry

Gunnar KNAPP, Univ. Alaska, Anchorage, USADiscussant: Clifford HICKEY, Univ. Alberta, Canada8:45-9:30

Federalism and Economic Development in the North: The Alaska and Russian Experiences

Greg PROTASEL, Univ. Alaska, Anchorage, USADiscussant: Geoffrey WELLER, Univ. Northern British Columbia, Canada9:30-10:15

Reclamation Strategies for Dust Control on Williston Reservoir

Douglas BAKER and William MORRISON, Univ. Northern British Columbia, CanadaDiscussant: John LEA, Univ. Sydney, Australia

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30Export-Led Regional Growth in the Soviet Union and Russia: The Case of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

John TICHOTSKY, Univ. Hawaii, USADiscussant: Sharman HALEY, Univ. Alaska, Anchorage, USA11:30-12:15

The Impact of Fiscal Federalism on Indigenous Public Sector Expenditure, Alberta and Queensland

Michele IVANITZ, Griffith Univ., AustraliaDiscussant: Michael PRETES, Univ. New Mexico, USA 


Tuesday, 8:00 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 3E: Kamuela

Transportation Policy

Chair: Roger R. STOUGH, George Mason Univ., USA

8:00-8:45

United States Mass Transit Policy: A National and Local View

Larry N. GERSTON and Stephen D. VAN BEEK, San Jose State Univ., USADiscussant: Xueming CHEN, California State Univ., Northridge, USA8:45-9:30

Financing Regional Transport Infrastructure: The Australian Experience in Context

Michael LINDFIELD, Australian Housing and Urban Research InstituteDiscussant: Aura REGGIANI, Univ. Bologna, Italy9:30-10:15

Infrastructure Services and the Productivity of Public Capital: The Case of Streets and Highways

Marlon G. BOARNET, Univ. California, Irvine, USADiscussant: Daniel B. KLEIN, Santa Clara Univ., USA

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30Economic Efficiency Gains from Public Transport: Regulatory Changes in Europe

Kenneth BUTTON, George Mason Univ., USA, and Alvaro COSTA, Univ. Porto, PortugalDiscussant: Michel BEUTHE, Univ. Catholiques Mons, Belgium11:30-12:15

Local and Regional Implications of Trans-European Transport Networks: The Channel Tunnel Rail Link

Charlotte NORMAN and Roger VICKERMAN, Univ. Kent, EnglandDiscussant: Sam Ock PARK, Seoul National Univ., Korea 


Tuesday, 8:45 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 3F: Waimea

Regional Implications of Public Education: II

Chair: Nasser DANESHVARY, Univ. Nevada, Las Vegas, USA

8:45-9:30

Public School Quality and Home Sale Prices: Evidence from a California Housing Market

David E. CLARK, Marquette Univ., USA, and William E. HERRIN, Univ. of the Pacific, USADiscussant: Andrew NARWOLD, Univ. San Diego, USA9:30-10:15

Factors Affecting the Adoption of School Community Based Management (SCBM) in Hawaii’s Public Schools

Eileen O’HORA-WEIR and John F. YANAGIDA, Univ. Hawaii, Manoa, USADiscussant: Jonathan SANDY, Univ. San Diego, USA

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30Educating Arkansas: Public School Funding in the 1990s

James E. METZGER, Webster Univ., Little Rock, AR, USADiscussant: Kalyan CHAKRABORTY, Utah State Univ., USA11:30-12:15

The Cost of Public Schooling in Hawaii: An Examination of Size Economies in Elementary Schools

Eileen O’HORA-WEIR and John F. YANAGIDA, Univ. Hawaii, Manoa, USADiscussant: Robert SINGLETON, Loyola Marymount Univ., USA 


Tuesday, 8:45 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 3G: International Lounge

Service Industries in Regional Systems

Chair: Lawrence M. SOMMERS, Michigan State Univ., USA

8:45-9:30

Digital Tigers: Information Technology and Public Policy in Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand

Kenneth E. COREY, Michigan State Univ., USA, Pichet DURONGKAVEROJ, National Electronics and Computer Technology Center, Thailand, and Mark WILSON, Michigan State Univ., USADiscussant: José L.C. RONCA, Univ. São Paulo, Brazil9:30-10:15

The Development of the Information Industries in the Shanghai City

Yoshiro HIGANO, Univ. Tsukuba, JapanDiscussant: Eric J. HEIKKILA, Univ. S. California, USA

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30Consolidation Trends in Commercial Banking: The Spatial Effects of Mergers and Acquisitions

Audrey E. CLARKE, Northern Illinois Univ., USADiscussant: Paul E. POLZIN, Univ. Montana, USA11:30-12:15

External Ownership and Bank Lending Behavior: Empirical Evidence Using Control Group Methods

Andrew M. ISSERMAN and Kimberly D. MENCKEN, West Virginia Univ., USADiscussant: Julie LEONES, Univ. Arizona, USA 


Tuesday, February 25, Afternoon and Evening

12:15-1:15 PM, Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15-5:30 PMSeven Concurrent Paper Sessions: 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 4E, 4F, 4G

(2:45-3:15 PM, Coffee Break)
6:00 PM, Reception and Banquet Dinner

(For All Conference Participants)


Tuesday, 1:15-5:30 PM

Paper Session 4A: ‘Ekahi

Location Theory

Chair: Jean H.P. PAELINCK, Erasmus Univ., The Netherlands

1:15-2:00

Natural Science Theory Versus Social Science Phenomena: A Look from Regional Spectrum

Hsin-Ping CHEN, National Chengchi Univ., TaiwanDiscussant: Manfred M. FISCHER, Vienna Univ. Economics and Business Admin., Austria2:00-2:45

A More Consistent Retail Demand Model: Integration of Discrete and Continuous Choice

John R. ROY, CSIRO, AustraliaDiscussant: Lars LUNDQVIST, Royal Institute Tech., Sweden

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00Some Implications of Behavior in Agricultural Markets

Gordon F. MULLIGAN, Univ. Arizona, USADiscussant: DeeVon BAILEY, Utah State Univ., USA4:00-4:45

Location-Allocation Aspects of Tinbergen-Bos Systems

Jean H.P. PAELINCK, Erasmus Univ., The Netherlands, and Rajendra KULKARNI, George Mason Univ., USADiscussant: Thomas R. HARRIS, Univ. Nevada, Reno, USA4:45-5:30

The Empirical Relevance of the Location Factors Modelled by Krugman

Marianne VAN DEN BERG and Jan-Egbert STURM, Univ. Groningen, The NetherlandsDiscussant: Gordon F. MULLIGAN, Univ. Arizona, USA 


Tuesday, 1:15-4:45 PM

Paper Session 4B: ‘Elua

Northern Development/Remote Regions III:Institutions and Remote Development

Chair: Greg PROTASEL, Univ. Alaska, Anchorage, USA

1:15-2:00

Aboriginal Tradition and Native Title Representative Bodies

Julie FINLAYSON, Australian National Univ.Discussant: Jerry MCBEATH, Univ. Alaska, Fairbanks, USA2:00-2:45

Australian Aboriginal Forms in the India Outback: The Gujar Reconsidered

David TURNER, Trinity College, CanadaDiscussant: Michael ZAPF, Univ. Calgary, Canada

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00Who Keeps the Books? A Case Study in Establishing Community Based First Nations Studies at a New University

Margaret ANDERSON, Univ. Northern British Columbia, Canada, and Deanna NYCE, Wilp Wilxo’oskwhl Nisga’aDiscussant: Terrence COLE, Univ. Alaska, Fairbanks, USA4:00-4:45

The Local/Global Articulations and Indigenous Resource Management: Canada and Australia

Michele IVANITZ, Griffith Univ., AustraliaDiscussant: Yehuda GRADUS, Ben Gurion Univ., Israel 


Tuesday, 1:15-4:00 PM

Paper Session 4C: ‘Ekolu

Human Behavior and Regional Management

Chair: Bob BROWN, Simon Fraser Univ., Canada

1:15-2:00

Compliance Bias in Dichotomous Choice CVM: Some Evidence from a Utah Wilderness Study

John E. KEITH and Christopher FAWSON, Utah State Univ., USADiscussant: Juliet A. MAY, Univ. Wyoming, USA2:00-2:45

Sustainable Agriculture in Hawaii

Chennat GOPALAKRISHNAN, Univ. Hawaii, Manoa, USADiscussant: K.K. KLEIN, Univ. Lethbridge, Canada

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00The Influence of Sex, Age, and Area of Residence on Perceptions of Community: Lessons from the Lethbridge Community Survey

Diane CLARK, Univ. Lethbridge, CanadaDiscussant: Jody WOIRHAYE, Univ. Wyoming, USA 


Tuesday, 1:15-5:30 PM

Paper Session 4D: Honoka’a

Social Costs and Public Goods

Chair: Franca SUVA, Hôpital régional Porrentruy, Switzerland

1:15-2:00

Hospital Care for the Indigent: Tradeable Admissions Permits

Andrew J. BUCK, Temple Univ., USA, and Min PENG, Univ. Illinois, Chicago, USADiscussant: Jonathan SANDY, Univ. San Diego, USA2:00-2:45

A ‘Healthy’ Health Sector Is Crucial for Community Economic Development

Gerald A. DOEKSEN, Oklahoma State Univ., USA, and Tom JOHNSON, Virginia Tech. Univ., USADiscussant: Michel PÉRIAT, Hôpital régional Porrentruy, Switzerland

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00The Burglar as a Regional Scientist: A Rational Residential Target Search

Gideon FISHMAN, Haifa Univ., Israel, Simon HAKIM, Temple Univ., USA, and Yochanan SHACHMUROVE, Univ. Pennsylvania, USADiscussant: Llad PHILLIPS, Univ. California, Santa Barbara, USA4:00-4:45

Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Auto Theft in Philadelphia

George F. RENGERT, Mark MATTSON, and Simon HAKIM, Temple Univ., USADiscussant: Daniel R. DOLK, Naval Postgraduate School, USA4:45-5:30

Elderly Women, Motorization and Impairment in Mobility in the Montreal Metropolitan Area: Future Perspectives

Anne BERNARD and Yves BUSSIÈRE, Univ. Québec, Montréal, CanadaDiscussant: Simon HAKIM, Temple Univ., USA 


Tuesday, 1:15-5:30 PM

Paper Session 4E: Kamuela

Transportation Services and Their Effects

Chair: T. John KIM, Univ. Illinois, Champaign, USA

1:15-2:00

European Freight Transport Analysis Using Neural Networks and Logit Models

Peter NIJKAMP, Free Univ., The Netherlands, Aura REGGIANI, Univ. Bologna, Italy, and Wai Fai TSANGDiscussant: Waldo TOBLER, Univ. Calif., Santa Barbara, USA2:00-2:45

A Sensitivity Analysis of Transportation Modes Market Shares on a Multimodal Network: The Case of Dry Bulk Transports Between Benelux/Germany and Spain

L. DEMILIE, B. JOURQUIN, and Michel BEUTHE, Univ. Catholiques Mons, BelgiumDiscussant: Roger R. STOUGH, George Mason Univ., USA

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00A Property Rights Framework for Competition in Transit Services

Daniel B. KLEIN, Santa Clara Univ., USA, Adrian T. MOORE, and Binyam REJA, Univ. California, Irvine, USADiscussant: Kenneth BUTTON, Loughborough Univ., England4:00-4:45

Monopsony Location Model with Variable Transportation Rates

Chiou-nan YEH, Alabama State Univ., USADiscussant: Byung-Ho OH, Tae Jon National Univ. of Technology, Korea4:45-5:30

An Application of Probabilistic Inventory Analysis: A Case of Airline Industry

Bijan VASIGH, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ., USA, and Mehdi HARIRIAN, Bloomsburg Univ. of Pennsylvania, USADiscussant: Kevin O’CONNOR, Monash Univ., Australia 


Tuesday, 1:15-4:45

Paper Session 4F: Waimea

Regional Growth and Management

Chair: Marshall WORDEN, Univ. Arizona, USA

1:15-2:00

Residential Land Prices and Urban Form

Stan W. HAMILTON, Univ. British Columbia, Canada, and Eric J. HEIKKILA, Univ. Southern California, USADiscussant: Gary TOMPKINS, Univ. Regina, Canada2:00-2:45

Growth Management and Controls in California’s Central Valley: A Region in Transition

Frank G. MITTELBACH, Univ. California, Los Angeles, USA, Robert G. FLETCHER, and Brenda J. MOSCOVE, California State Univ., Bakersfield, USADiscussant: Brian HOLLY, Univ. Washington, USA

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00Urban Growth with Lumpy Infrastructure: A Dynamic Theory of Urban Growth Management

Gerrit KNAAP, Chengri DING, and Lewis HOPKINS, Univ. Illinois, Champaign, USADiscussant: Koichi MERA, Univ. Southern California, USA4:00-4:45

The Spatial Variation of Land Use Pattern in the Taichung Basin

Y.H. FAN, National Taiwan Univ.Discussant: Eric J. HEIKKILA, Univ. Southern California, USA 


Tuesday, 1:15-5:30 PM

Paper Session 4G: International Lounge

Migration: International Case Studies

Chair: Kao-Lee LIAW, McMaster Univ., Canada

1:15-2:00

Flight from Paradise: Outmigration from Hawaii

Lawrence H. NITZ, Univ. Hawaii, Manoa, USADiscussant: Randy WILLOUGHBY, Univ. San Diego, USA2:00-2:45

Migration’s Role in Seasonal Farm Labor Markets: The Case of Washington State

Dawn D. THILMANY, Utah State Univ., USADiscussant: Stuart H. SWEENEY, Univ. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00Migration Pressure in Eastern and Central European Transition Countries: Estonia, Russia, the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic

Olli KULTALAHTI, Univ. Tampere, FinlandDiscussant: Hans WESTLUND, Swedish Inst. Regional Res.4:00-4:45

Contrasts of the Counterurbanization Experience in European Nations

Thomas KONTULY, Univ. Utah, USADiscussant: Matts JOHANSSON, Swedish Inst. Regional Research4:45-5:30

‘Sun-Belt’ Migration to Australia’s Gold Coast

Robert STIMSON and John MINNERY, Queensland Univ. Technology, AustraliaDiscussant: Lawrence H. NITZ, Univ. Hawaii, Manoa, USA 


Wednesday, February 26, Morning
7:30 AM until Mid-Afternoon, Registration

(Ballroom Foyer)
8:00 or 8:45 AM-12:15 PM

Seven Concurrent Paper Sessions:

5A, 5B, 5C, 5D, 5E, 5F, 5G

(10:15-10:45 AM, Coffee Break)


Wednesday, 8:45 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 5A: ‘Ekahi

Northern Development/Remote Regions IV:

Resources and Economic Development

Chair: Lee HUSKEY, Univ. Alaska, Anchorage, USA

8:45-9:30

The Federal Government and the Alaska Cement Industry

Claus-M. NASKE, Univ. Alaska, Fairbanks, USADiscussant: Douglas NORD, Univ. Northern British Columbia, Canada9:30-10:15

Finding a Niche: Developing a Sustainable Agriculture in the Far North

Jerry MCBEATH and Jennifer MCBEATH, Univ. Alaska, Fairbanks, USADiscussant: Gunnar KNAPP, Univ. Alaska, Anchorage, USA

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30Mining in the Western American and Northern Canadian Frontiers

William MORRISON and Douglas BAKER, Univ. Northern British Columbia, CanadaDiscussant: Julie FINLAYSON, Australian National Univ.11:30-12:15

Limiting Fishing Rights in Small Coastal Communities

Matt BERMAN, Univ. Alaska, Anchorage, USADiscussant: Lee HUSKEY, Univ. Alaska, Anchorage, USA 


Wednesday, 8:00 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 5B: ‘Elua

Economic Growth and the Frontiers of Regional Science Methodology

Chair: Marianne VAN DEN BERG, Univ. Groningen, The Netherlands

8:00-8:45

Barro Growth Models Vs. Economic Base: Which Work Best?

Paul E. POLZIN, Univ. Montana, Missoula, USADiscussant: Andrew M. ISSERMAN, West Virginia Univ., USA8:45-9:30

The Macroeconomics of Fertility in Small Open Economies: A Test of the Becker-Barro Model for The Netherlands and New Zealand

Lewis T. EVANS, Victoria Univ. Wellington, New Zealand, Jacques POOT, Univ. Tsukuba, Japan, and Jacques J. SIEGERS, Univ. Utrecht, The NetherlandsDiscussant: Julie LEONES, Univ. Arizona, USA9:30-10:15

Land Use Change and Agricultural Efficiency: Analysing Regional Development in China Through the Integrated Use of RS, GIS and DEA

Yanping HUANG and William D. MACMILLAN, Univ. Oxford, EnglandDiscussant: Raymond RAAB, Univ. Minnesota, Duluth, USA

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30Spatial Autoregressive and Filter Models for Representing Regional Economic Disparities in China

Long Gen YING and Arthur GETIS, San Diego State Univ., USADiscussant: Janet E. KOHLHASE, Univ. Houston, USA11:30-12:15

Mapping Market Areas Using Nonparametric Smoothing

B. Wade BRORSEN, Oklahoma State Univ., USA, DeeVon BAILEY, Utah State Univ., USA, and Michael R. THOMSEN, Univ. Minnesota, USADiscussant: Jonas ELIASSON, Royal Inst. Tech., Sweden 


Wednesday, 8:00 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 5C: ‘Ekolu

Tourism and Economic Growth

Chair: Juanita LIU, Univ. Hawaii, Manoa, USA

8:00-8:45

A Framework for Management Agencies to Evaluate Recreation Opportunity Enhancement Projects

Juliet A. MAY, David T. TAYLOR, Christopher T. BASTIAN, and Glen D. WHIPPLE, Univ. Wyoming, USADiscussant: Brenda J. MOSCOVE, California State Univ., USA8:45-9:30

Sovereignty: Economic Issues in American Indian Casino Gambling

Audie BLEVINS, Katherine JENSEN, and Judith ANTELL, Univ. Wyoming, USADiscussant: Jay STAUSS, Univ. Arizona, USA9:30-10:15

Cost and Revenue Comparisons for Hotel Casinos by Size

George W. BORDEN, Robert R. FLETCHER, and Thomas R. HARRIS, Univ. Nevada, Reno, USADiscussant: Thayne ROBSON, Univ. Utah, USA

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30Highlights from Singapore’s Experience in Attracting International Visitors

Brenda J. MOSCOVE, Robert G. FLETCHER, California State Univ., Bakersfield, USA, and Frank G. MITTELBACH, Univ. California, Los Angeles, USADiscussant: Y.H. FAN, Taiwan National Univ.11:30-12:15

Factors Affecting International Tourists’ Decisions to Come to Wyoming

Patricia BRAID, Univ. Wyoming, USADiscussant: Juanita LIU, Univ. Hawaii, Manoa, USA


Wednesday, 8:45 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 5D: Honoka’a

Governmental and NGO Income Streams

Chair: Bruce WRIGHT, Univ. Arizona, USA

8:45-9:30

Property Tax Rates, Equity, and Incidence in Selected Utah Markets

W. Cris LEWIS, Utah State Univ., USADiscussant: Andrew J. BUCK, Temple Univ., USA9:30-10:15

Residential Property Values and Casinos in Henderson, Nevada: A Hedonic Price Model

Barbara K. GIANNINI, Thomas M. CARROLL, Terrence M. CLAURETIE, Nasser DANESHVARY, and Helen NEILL, Univ. Nevada, Las Vegas, USADiscussant: L. Michael FARRELL, Univ. Québec, Trois-Rivières, Canada

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30Historical Trends in Kansas Income, Property, and Sales Taxes: 1981-1994

John D. WONG, Wichita State Univ., USADiscussant: Richard WOBBEKIND, Univ. Colorado, Boulder, USA11:30-12:15

Individual Philanthropy: The Regional Distribution of Charitable Donations in Canada

L. Michael FARRELL, Univ. Québec, Trois-Rivières, CanadaDiscussant: James LIGHTBODY, Univ. Alberta, Canada


Wednesday, 8:00 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 5E: Kamuela

Land Use and Transportation

Chair: Youngbin YIM, Univ. California, Berkeley, USA

8:00-8:45

Aggregate Urban Land Rent, Urban Income, and Henry George Theorem

Chang-I HUA, National Taiwan Univ.Discussant: Yoshiro HIGANO, Tsukuba Univ. Japan8:45-9:30

Land Use, Transportation and Travel Behavior: An Empirical Assessment

Anup KULKARNI and Michael G. MCNALLY, Univ. California, Irvine, USADiscussant: T. John KIM, Univ. Illinois, Champaign, USA9:30-10:15

Can Land Use Policy Really Affect Travel Behavior? A Study of the Link Between Non-Work Travel and Land Use Characteristics

Marlon G. BOARNET and Sharon SARMIENTO, Univ. California, Irvine, USADiscussant: Michael LINDFIELD, Queensland Univ. Technology, Australia

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30Impact of Transportation Networks on the Urban and Regional Development

Byung-Ho OH and Sang-Ho LEE, Tae Jon National Univ. Technology, KoreaDiscussant: Kingsley HAYNES, George Mason Univ., USA11:30-12:15

Travel and Activity Choices Based on an Individual Accessibility Model

Chaug-ing HSU and Yu-Ping HSIEH, National Chiao Tung Univ., TaiwanDiscussant: Michael G. MCNALLY, Univ. California, Irvine, USA 


Wednesday, 8:45 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 5F: Waimea

Regional Impacts of Resource Based Industries

Chair: Tadoaki YOSHIOKA, Kanagawa Univ., Japan

8:45-9:30

The Economic Contribution of the Food and Agricultural System in Indiana

David BROOMHALL, Purdue Univ., USADiscussant: Leslie J. REINHORN, Utah State Univ., USA9:30-10:15

Government Stockpiles of Agricultural Products: Could They Be Optimal?

Leslie J. REINHORN, Utah State Univ., USADiscussant: Nubuo AKAI, Kobe Univ. Commerce, Japan

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the British Columbia Salmon Fishery

Steven GLOBERMAN, Richard SCHWINDT, and Aidan VINING, Simon Fraser Univ., CanadaDiscussant: Christopher FAWSON, Utah State Univ., USA11:30-12:15

Regional Economic Impacts of Global Warming on Agriculture in the Canadian Prairie Provinces

K.K. KLEIN, A.M. WALBURGER, and I.K. WONG, Univ. Lethbridge, CanadaDiscussant: Bob BROWN, Simon Fraser Univ., Canada


Wednesday, 8:45 AM-12:15 PM

Paper Session 5G: International Lounge

International Integration and Trade

Chair: Jean H.P. PAELINCK, Erasmus Univ., The Netherlands

8:45-9:30

Do Exchange Rates and Foreign Income Matter for Exports at the Subnational Level?

Ron CRONOVICH and Ricardo C. GAZEL, Univ. Nevada, Las Vegas, USADiscussant: Esmail ADIBI, Chapman Univ., USA9:30-10:15

Regional Disparity in the European Community: 1950-1990

Hans KUIPER, Erasmus Univ., Rotterdam, The NetherlandsDiscussant: Denis MAILLAT, Univ. Neuchâtel, Switzerland

10:15-10:45, Coffee Break

10:45-11:30Dynamics of Trade and Mobility in the Baltic Region – Macro and Micro Perspectives

Lars LUNDQVIST, Lars O. PERSSON, and Svante BERGLUND, Royal Inst. of Technology, SwedenDiscussant: Craig ZUMBRUNNEN, Univ. Washington, USA11:30-12:15

Economic Growth and International Integration

Bahram ADRANGI, Univ. Portland, USADiscussant: Michael MAGURA, Univ. Toledo, USA 


Wednesday, February 26, Afternoon

12:15-1:15 PM, Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15-5:30 PM

Seven Concurrent Paper Sessions: 6A, 6B, 6C, 6D, 6E, 6F, 6G

(2:45-3:15 PM, Coffee Break)
6:00 PM (Optional), Royal Lu’au

(Make Reservations at Hotel Desk)

 


Wednesday, 1:15-5:30 PM

Paper Session 6A: ‘Ekahi

Industrial Clusters and Linkages

Chair: Roger E. BOLTON, Williams College, USA

1:15-2:00

Industry Cluster — Concept, Policy Tool and Empirical Evidence

Vera K. PAVLAKOVICH and Bruce A. WRIGHT, Univ. Arizona, USADiscussant: Robert FORMAINI, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank, USA2:00-2:45

Lean Production Systems in Regions: Conceptual and Measurement Requirements

Edward M. BERGMAN, Edward FESER, and Alexander KAUFMANN, Vienna Univ. Economics and Bus., AustriaDiscussant: Harvey A. GOLDSTEIN, Univ. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00Interfirm Linkages in the High Technology Industry

Alberta CHARNEY and Julie LEONES, Univ. Arizona, USADiscussant: Audrey E. CLARKE, Northern Illinois Univ., USA4:00-4:45

Productivity Convergence in Eight Sectors in Eight Midwestern States

Michael MAGURA, Univ. Toledo, USADiscussant: Douglas HART, Univ. Reading, England4:45-5:30

Perspectives of New Mexico Firms on the Benefits of Cooperative Research and Development Agreements with Federal Laboratories

Robert R. LANSFORD and M. Fatin JALLAD, New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces, USADiscussant: Robert R. FLETCHER, Univ. Nevada, Reno, USA 


Wednesday, 1:15-5:30 PM

Paper Session 6B: ‘Elua

Transportation Networks and Spatial Relationships

Chair: Harvey J. MILLER, Univ. Utah, USA

1:15-2:00

Developing an Object-Oriented Testbed for Modeling Transportation Networks

Mei-Po KWAN, Ohio State Univ., USA, Jon SPIEGLE, and Reginald GOLLEDGE, Univ. California, Santa Barbara, USADiscussant: Harvey J. MILLER, Univ. Utah, USA2:00-2:45

Regional Road Networks and Connectivity

Roger R. STOUGH and Rajendra KULKARNI, George Mason Univ., USADiscussant: Roger VICKERMAN, Univ. Kent, England

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00Visualizing the Impact of Transport on Spatial Relations

Waldo TOBLER, Univ. California, Santa Barbara, USADiscussant: Hiroyuki SHIBUSAWA, Toyohashi Univ. of Technology, Japan4:00-4:45

An Activity-Based Approach to Accessibility

C. CHEN, W.W. RECKER, and Michael G. MCNALLY, Univ. California, Irvine, USADiscussant: Chang-I HUA, National Taiwan Univ.4:45-5:30

Racial and Gender Differences in the Commuting Patterns of Detroit Metropolitan Residents

Tyrone A. FORMAN, Donald R. DESKINS, Jr., and Moon-Kie JUNG, Univ. Michigan, USADiscussant: Youngbin YIM, Univ. Califiornia, Berkeley, USA 


Wednesday, 1:15-4:45 PM

Paper Session 6C: ‘Ekolu

Water Management Issues

Chair: Kennith E. FOSTER, Univ. Arizona,USA

1:15-2:00

Regional Strategies for Salvaging Agricultural Conveyance Losses: The Cost Effectiveness of Municipal Water Supply Options for Casper, Wyoming

Aaron WALLER and Donald MCLEOD, Univ. Wyoming, USADiscussant: Jon R. MILLER, Univ. Idaho, USA2:00-2:45

Water, Water Everywhere, But Not a Drop to Drink — Unless!!

Hamp MERRILL, Kennith E. FOSTER, and Martin M. KARPISCAK, Univ. Arizona, USADiscussant: David BROOMHALL, Purdue Univ., USA

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00Demand Side Management Policies for Urban Water Use: Who Bears the Conservation Burden?

Mary RENWICK and Sandra ARCHIBALD, Univ. Minnesota, USADiscussant: Anthony E. BOARDMAN, Univ. British Columbia, Canada4:00-4:45

A Comparison of Water Pricing Schemes: Weber Basin Conservancy District, Salt Lake County Conservancy District, and the Société du Canal de Provence

John E. KEITH, Utah State Univ., USADiscussant: Richard SCHWINDT, Simon Fraser Univ., Canada 


Wednesday, 1:15-4:45 PM

Paper Session 6D: Honoka’a

Regional Modeling Applications

Chair: Kieran DONAGHY, Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

1:15-2:00

Using Regional Index of Leading Economic Indicators to Revise Employment Data

Ricardo C. GAZEL, Robert D. POTTS, and R. Keith SCHWER, Univ. Nevada, Las Vegas, USADiscussant: Bahram ADRANGI, Univ. Portland, USA2:00-2:45

Hawaii’s Sugar Industry Decline: A CGE Model Approach to Determine Statewide Impacts

John F. YANAGIDA, Univ. Hawaii, Manoa, USA, Deying ZHOU, Colorado Comm. Coll., USA, PingSun LEUNG and Ujjayant CHAKRAVORTY, Univ. Hawaii, Manoa, USADiscussant: Ping-Cheng LI, Tamkang Univ., Taiwan

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00What Is Oregon’s Economic Base: Implications from an Oregon Social Accounting Matrix

Edward C. WATERS, Oregon State Univ., USA, and David W. HOLLAND, Washington State Univ., USADiscussant: Peter W.J. BATEY, Univ. Liverpool, England4:00-4:45

An Efficiency Analysis of Minnesota Counties: A Data Envelopment Analysis Using 1993 IMPLAN Input-Output Analysis

Raymond RAAB and Richard LICHTY, Univ. Minnesota, Duluth, USADiscussant: Alan T. MURRAY, Queensland Univ., Australia


Wednesday, 1:15-4:45 PM

Paper Session 6E: Kamuela

Northern Development/Remote Regions V:The Impact of Northern Universities

Chair: Claus-M. NASKE, Univ. Alaska, Fairbanks, USA

1:15-2:00

The Impact of Lakehead and Laurentian Universities on the Development of Thunder Bay and Sudbury

Geoffrey WELLER, Univ. Northern British ColumbiaDiscussant: Claus-M. NASKE, Univ. Alaska, Fairbanks, USA2:00-2:45

The Impact of the University of Northern British Columbia on the City of Prince George

Douglas NORD, Univ. Northern British Columbia, CanadaDiscussant: David TURNER, Trinity College, Canada

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00The Impact of the University of Umea on the City of Umea

Kjell LUNDMARK, Univ. Umea, SwedenDiscussant: John TICHOTSKY, Univ. Hawaii, USA4:00-4:45

A Lesson from Social Work Education in Northern Communities: Discovering My ‘Voice’ in Teaching

Michael ZAPF, Univ. Calgary, CanadaDiscussant: Margaret ANDERSON, Univ. Northern British Columbia, Canada 


Wednesday, 1:15-4:00

Paper Session 6F: Waimea

Public Goods

Chair: Robert STIMSON, Queensland Univ. Tech., Australia

1:15-2:00

Regulatory Reform at the Local Level: Regulating for Competition, Opportunity, and Prosperity

Adrian T. MOORE, Univ. California, Irvine, USA, and Tom ROSE, City of Indianapolis, USADiscussant: Robert STIMSON, Queensland Univ. Technology, Australia2:00-2:45

Crime Control Policy in California: The Decade Ahead

Llad PHILLIPS and Harold L. VOTEY, Univ. California, Santa Barbara, USADiscussant: George F. RENGERT, Temple Univ., USA

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

3:15-4:00Medicometry: Epistemological Foundations and Case Studies

Antoine BAILLY, Univ. Genève, Switzerland, and Michel PÉRIAT, Hôpital régional Porrentruy, SwitzerlandDiscussant: Gerald A. DOEKSEN, Oklahoma State Univ., USA


Wednesday, 1:15-4:45 PM

Paper Session 6G: International Lounge

AUBER-WRSA Joint Session: Western States’ Economic Outlook

Chair: Timothy HOGAN, Arizona State Univ., USA

Arizona

Timothy HOGAN, Arizona State Univ., USACaliforniaEsmail ADIBI, Chapman Univ, USAColoradoRichard WOBBEKIND, Univ. Colorado, Boulder, USA

2:45-3:15, Coffee Break

The Northern Tier StatesPaul E. POLZIN, Univ. Montana, Missoula, USANevadaR. Keith SCHWER, Univ. Nevada, Las Vegas, USAUtahThayne ROBSON, Univ. Utah, USA


Thanks to the 36th Annual Meeting Program Committee:

Chair: David A. Plane, Univ. Arizona

Cochairs: Lay James Gibson, Brigitte Waldorf, and Adrian X. Esparza, Univ. Arizona
Sonya Glavac, Univ. Arizona

Kingsley Haynes, George Mason Univ.

Timothy Hogan, Arizona State Univ.

Gary Hunt, Univ. Maine

Lee Huskey, Univ. Alaska, Anchorage

Linda Koski, Univ. Arizona

Juanita Liu, Univ. Hawaii

Harvey Miller, Univ. Utah

Beth Mitchneck, Univ. Arizona

Gordon Mulligan, Univ. Arizona

Jim Sell, Univ. Arizona

Arthur Silvers, Univ. Arizona

Jack Stabler, Univ. Saskatchewan

Steve Yool, Univ. Arizona