Nadir Kinossian

Senior Researcher since 2015 at the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography in Leipzig, Germany. He has worked in academia, consultancy, and municipal administration in Norway, Britain, and Russia. Research interests include urban governance, regional development, and cultural landscapes.

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Articles by Nadir Kinossian

  1. New research agenda Agents of change in peripheral regions

    Spatial polarization has become one of the EU’s most pressing issues. While the EU Member States have shown convergence in economic development, interregional inequalities within states have increased considerably. Polarization means that urban agglomerations and capital city-regions demonstrate population growth and increasing prosperity, while a growing number of rural, remote, and old industrial regions suffer from economic and demographic stagnation or decline. The growing divides between rich and poor regions are caused not only by economic laws.

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