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Journal of Geographical Research

ISSN: 2630-5070 (Online)

Vol. 2 , Iss. 3 (July 2019)


  • Geographic Models of Socioeconomic and Cognitive Development: A Test in Peru

    Federico R. León

    Article ID: 1329
    323  (Abstract) 59  (Download)


    Few explanations of geography’s influence on economic and cognitive development have been proposed. This study was purported to test three development models based on absolute latitude (AL) and additionally addressed altitude above sea level and the particular case of the Amazonía in Peru. Information on 1468 Peruvian districts was obtained from Peru’s Ministry of Education and United... More

  • Retail Outlets and City Centrality: Perspectives from a Sub-Saharan African City

    Eti-obong Simeon Ema

    Article ID: 1371
    285  (Abstract) 41  (Download)


    Sub-Saharan African cities are uniquely characterized by retail competition influencing outlet location. This work focused on revealing retail outlet location in Uyo and its relationship with distances from the Central Business Districts. Distance was measured along the six major arterial roads that link the city to the central business districts by the use of... More

  • Modeling Interstate Banking in the United States: the Spatial 3-Stage Least Squares Approach

    Bin Zhou

    Article ID: 1375
    325  (Abstract) 40  (Download)


    This study uses a spatial 3-stage least squares approach to model interstate banking of the United States in 1994 and 2014. The method simultaneously takes into account spatial dependence, outward and inward interstate banking and their interaction, and the temporal effects in interstate banking. The study shows that a healthy economic structure, an expanding market,... More


  • Decolonizing Geography and Access to Powerful Disciplinary Knowledge

    Alexander Standish

    Article ID: 898
    464  (Abstract) 77  (Download)


    This article engages with and aims to advance the debate about Decolonizing geography, examining its approach to knowledge and its implications for the discipline. Decolonizers draw heavily upon social constructivist and historically-rooted notions of knowledge which emphasize its embeddedness in power relations. While shedding light on the social and political conditions under which knowledge is produced... More