UCSB 2009 - Readings
Advanced Spatial Analysis

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UCSB 2009 July 12-July 17, 2009: Santa Barbara, CA

Workshop Readings

Monday,    Tuesday,     Wednesday,     Thursday,    Friday

Recommended Readings
Additional Readings from prior workshops
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Readings for Monday, July 13

Anselin, Luc. 1989. What is Special About Spatial Data? Alternative Perspectives on Spatial Data Analysis. NCGIA Technical Paper 89-4.    (78kb)

Ward, Michael D., and Kristian Skrede Gleditsch. 2008. An Introduction to Spatial Regression Models in the Social Sciences http://faculty.washington.edu/mdw/pdfs/SRMbook.pdf. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.   (11.7MB)

Goodchild, Michael F., Luc Anselin, Richard P. Applebaum, and Barbara Herr Harthorn. 2000. Toward Spatially Integrated Social Science.. International Regional Science Review 23:139-159.    (262kb)

Loftin, Colin and Sally K. Ward. 1983. A Spatial Autocorrelation Model of the Effects of Population Density on Fertility.. American Sociological Review, 48(1):121-128.    (1.3MB)

Galle, Omer R., Walter R. Gove, J. Miller McPherson. 1972. Population Density and Pathology: What Are the Relations for Man?. Science (new series) 176:23-30    (2.25MB)


Readings for Tuesday, July 14

Luc Anselin, 1995. Local Indicators of Spatial Association-LISA Ohio State University Press Vol. 27, No.2 (April 1995)    (3.9MB)

Luc Anselin, 1996. The Moran scatterplot as an ESDA tool to assess local instability in spatial association Odyssey 111-125 (1996)    (2MB)

Steven F. Messner, Luc Anselin, Robert D. Baller, Darnell F. Hawkins, Glenn Deane, and Stewart E. Tolnay. 1999. The Spatial Patterning of County Homicide Rates: An Application of Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis Journal of Quantitative Criminology Vol. 15, No. 4, 1999    (536kb)


Readings for Wednesday, July 15

Robert D. Baller; Kelly K. Richardson, 2002. Social Integration, Imitation, and the Geographic Patterning of Suicide American Sociological Review Vol. 67, No. 6. (Dec., 2002), pp. 873-888.    (795kb)

Luc Anselin and Anil Bera, 1998. Spatial Dependence in Linear Regression Models with an Introduction to Spatial Econometrics Odyssey 237-289 (1998)   (2MB)

Luc Anselin, 2002. Under the Hood. Issues in the Specification and Interpretation of Spatial Regression Models Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science (CSISS) 2002    (172kb)

Paul R. Voss - David D. Long - Roger B. Hammer - Samantha Friedman, 2006. County child poverty rates in the US: a spatial regression approach Popul Res Policy Rev (2006) 25:369-391    (505kb)


Readings for Thursday, July 16

John O'Loughlin, Colin Flint, and Luc Amelin 1994 The Geography of the Nazi Vote: Context, Confession, and Class in the Reichstag Election of 1930 Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 84(3), 1994, pp. 351-380   (2.3MB)

Fotheringham, A. Stewart, and Chris Brunsdon 1999 Local Forms of Spatial Analysis Odyssey Vol. 31, 340-358 (1999)   (2.6MB)

Steven F. Messner, and Luc Anselin, 2002. Spatial Analysis of Homicide with Areal Data Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science (CSISS) 2004    (377kb)

David Wheeler - Michael Tiefelsdorf, 2005. Multicollinearity and correlation among local regression coefficients in geographically weighted regression J Geograph Syst (2005) 7: 161-187   (751kb)


Readings for Friday, July 17

Luc Anselin, 1988. Spatial Econometrics: Methods and Models Kluwer Academic Publishers 1998    (11MB)

Harry H. Kelejian, Ingmar R. Prucha 1998. A Generalized Spatial Two-Stage Least Squares Procedure for Estimating a Spatial Autoregressive Model with Autoregressive Disturbances Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 17:1, 99-121 (1998)    (173kb)

Harry H. Kelejian, Ingmar R. Prucha 1999. A Generalized Moments Estimator for the Autoregressive Parameter in a Spatial Model International Economic Review Vol. 40, No. 2, May 1999    (213kb)

Luc Anselin, Julie Le Gallo, Hubert Jayet 2004. Spatial Panel Econometrics Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science (CSISS) 2004    (377kb)

Luc Anselin, 2005. Spatial Regression Analysis in R - A Workbook University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science (CSISS) January 18, 2005   (430kb)

Mudit Kapoor, Harry H. Kelejian, Ingmar R. Prucha 2007. Panel data models with spatially correlated error components Journal of Econometrics 140 (2007) 97-130   (209kb)


Additional readings from prior workshops that may be of interest:

Comparison of a spatial approach with the multilevel approach for investigating place effects on health: the example of healthcare utilisation in France - Basile Chaix, Juan Merlo, and Pierre Chauvin J. Epidemiol. Community Health 2005;59;517-526    (531kb)

Kenneth W. Wachter Spatial Demography PNAS October 25, 2005 - vol. 102 - no. 43 - 15299–15300    (101kb)

Ana V. Diez Roux 1998 The Examination of Neighborhood Effects on Public Health: Conceptual and Methodological Issues Related to the Presence of Multiple Levels of Organization    (252kb)

Paul R. Voss, 2004 Demography as a Spatial Social Science - Paul R. Voss    (253kb)

Stephen A. Matthews, 2003 GIS and Spatial Demography GIS Resource Document 03-63 (GIS_RD_03_63)    (33kb)

William J Browne, Harvey Goldstein and Jon Rasbash 2001 Multiple membership multiple classification (MMMC) models Institute of Education, University of London, London, UK 0962-2802(01)ST008RA    (188kb)

Ana V. Diez-Roux, F. Javier Nieto, Carles Muntaner, Herman A. Tyroler, George W. Comstock, Eyal Shahar, Lawton S. Cooper, Robert L. Watson, and Moyses Szklo 1997 Neighborhood Environments and Coronary Heart Disease: A Multilevel Analysis American Journal of Epidemiology Vol 146, No 1    (1.4MB)

Harvey Goldstein, Jon Rasbash, William Browne, Geoffrey Woodhouse, and Michel Poulain 2000 Multilevel Models in the Study of Dynamic Household Structures European Journal of Population 16: 373–387, 2000    (72kb)

J.J. Hox 1995 Applied Multilevel Analysis European Journal of Population European Journal of Population 1995   (700kb)

Ian H. Langford, 1999Multilevel modelling of the geographical distributions of diseases Appl. Statist. (1999) 48, Part 2, pp. 253-268    (207kb)

Patricia O'Campo1, 2002Invited Commentary: Advancing Theory and Methods for Multilevel Models of Residential Neighborhoods and Health American Journal of Epidemiology Vol. 157, No. 1   (82kb)

Lisa M. Sullivan, Kimberly A. Dukes, AND Elena Losina 1999 Tutorial in Biostatistics An Introduction to Hierarchical Linear Modelling STATISTICS IN MEDICINE 18, 855-888 (1999)   (217kb)

Luc Anselin, Ibnu Syabri, and Youngihn Kho 2004 GeoDa: An Introduction to Spatial Data Analysis Spatial Analysis Laboratory,Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign    (522kb)

Luc Anselin, 2002 Under the Hood. Issues in the Specification and Interpretation of Spatial Regression Models Regional Economics Applications Laboratory (REAL), and Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign   (172kb)

Stuart H Sweeney, Kevin J Konty 2004 Robust point-pattern inference from spatially censored data Environment and Planning A 2005, volume 37, pages 141 - 159   (631kb)

Edward Feser, Stuart H Sweeney, and Henry Renski A descriptive analysis of discrete U.S. industrial complexes JOURNAL OF REGIONAL SCIENCE, VOL. 45, NO. 2, 2005, pp. 395-419    (2.9MB)

Adrian Baddeley, Rolf Turner 2005 spatstat: An R Package for Analyzing Spatial Point Patterns Journal of Statistical Software, January 2005, Volume 12, Issue 6.    (8MB)

Paul Longley, Michael Goodchild, David Maguire and David Rhind, 2005 Spatial modeling with GIS Geographic Information Systems and Science, 2nd edition 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. ISBNs: 0-470-87000-1 (HB); 0-470-87001-X (PB)    (8MB)

Michael Goodchild Areal Interpolation and Spatial Convolution    (632kb)

John R. Weeks The Role of Spatial Analysis in Demographic Research    (4.9MBkb)

John R. Weeks, Arthur Ghetis, Allan G. Hill, M. Saad Gadalla, and Tarek Rashed 2004 The Fertility Transition in Egypt: Intraurban Patterns in Cairo Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 94(1) 2004. pp. 74-93   (4.9MB)

Stan Openshaw and Peter Taylor 1979 A million or so correlation coefficients: three experiments on the modifiable area unit problem Statistical Applications in the Spatial Sciences, (Pion 1979) pp. 127144.    (43MB)