economic geography

Economic geography is the study of the location, distribution and spatial organization of economic activities across the world.

How Three Random Words are Helping with Global Mail Delivery

Elizabeth Borneman

What3Words has come up with a way of accurately delivering mail even in locations where street addresses don't exist.

A person holding a camera up to the screen.

Geography of the Film Industry

Mark Altaweel

Human geographers have studied how the film industry has developed in different countries and regions within countries.

UK housing construction volume.

Visualizing the Impact of Gentrification

Liam Oakwood

Graphic designer Herwig Scherabon has developed a book visualizing the impacts of gentrification in a number of cities in the United States and United Kingdom. Combining public access data and research with crisp visuals, Scherabon illustrates the spatial distribution of gentrification and examines the different issues at play.

Satellite image of crops in southeast Kansas captured by Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) . Image: NASA, 2001.

How Geography is Used to Study Agriculture

Mark Altaweel

From climate to key trade and shipping hubs, geography has shaped the fortunes of states and agricultural production.

Digital Hegemony: How Local Your Google Search Results are Depends on the Country

Caitlin Dempsey

Researchers took at look at search results on Google for 188 capital cities to see the country of origin for the top results.