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Luis Suarez-Villa

Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, University of California (Irvine)

Luis Suarez-Villa is Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of California (Irvine). He is a specialist in regional economic development, regional science, and urban planning. He is interested in exploring the relationship between economic development and the human capital and communications infrastructures. His recent research has explored the relationship between infrastructure investment and technological innovation with long-range series data. Dr. Suarez-Villa has also had extensive international experience, researching aspects of regional and local development, industrial location, and technological change in Spain, Sweden, Austria, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, and the United States. He is the author or co-author of 64 publications in his areas of expertise, including the forthcoming chapter, "Innovative Capacity, Infrastructure, and Regional Policy" appearing in Infrastructure, Economic Growth and Regional Developments (David Batten and Charles Karlsson, eds.). Dr. Suarez-Villa is a member of the Regional Science Association International, the Western Regional Science Association, the American Economic Association, the Association of American Geographers, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Education: B.Arch., University of Florida, Design and Architectural Engineering; M.Arch., University of Florida, Urban Design and History; M.R.P., Cornell University; Ph.D., Cornell University, Planning, Economics, Latin American Studies.

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