Awards
 
 
Sakashita Prize
 
The Sakashita Prize was established in 2004 to commemorate the academic achievements of the Late Professor Noboru Sakashita, one of the founders of ARSC. The Prize intends to honor young researchers at age forty or younger who made notable contributions to the advancement in the field of regional science.

 
Winners
 
(Affiliations of the recipients are those at the time of their receiving the prize.)

2017Michio Naoi (Keio University)
2016Hiroshi Aiura (Oita University)
2015Kentaro Nakajima (Tohoku University)
2014Takuya Maruyama (Kumamoto University)
2013Kazuto Sumita (Toyo University)
2012Makoto Tsukai (Hiroshima University)
2011Kazuhiro Yamamoto (Osaka University)
2010Hikaru Ogawa (Nagoya University)
2009Kakuya Matsushima (Kyoto University)
2008Yasusada Murata (Nihon University)
2007Yasuhiro Sato (Nagoya University)
2006Yukihiro Kidokoro (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)
2005Dao-Zhi Zeng (Kagawa University)
2004Tomoya Mori (Kyoto University)



Best Paper Award of ARSC

The ARSC Best Paper Award honors the ARSC member(s) who wrote the best paper published in either Journal of Applied Regional Science (JARS) or Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies (RURDS), by contributing to the researches in regional science as well as encouraging the research activities among ARSC members.

 
Best Papers

2017"Drivers' selection problem between technologies monitoring actual driving speeds"
Journal of Applied Regional Science, No.20(2016), pp25-35
Morimitsu Kurino and Isamu Takahara
2016"Dissatisfaction with Dwelling Environments in an Aging Society: An Empirical Analysis of the Kanto Area in Japan"
Review of Urban & Regional Development Studies, Vol.27, No.3, (2015), pp.149-176
Noriko Ishikawa and Mototsugu Fukushige
2015"CHILDCARE ACCESS AND EMPLOYMENT: THE CASE OF WOMEN WITH PRESCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN IN TOKYO"
Review of Urban & Regional Development Studies 26;1 (2014) PP.40-56
Mizuki Kawabata
2014"The effect of transport access improvement on agglomeration of tourism industry"
Journal of Applied Regonal Science, No.18 (2014), pp29-40
Yu Morimoto
2013"Applying weighted average least squares estimate to spatial econometrics models"
Journal of Applied Regional Science, No.16 (2011), pp43-54
Hajime Seya, Morito Tsutsumi and Yoshiki Yamagata