Quantitative Geography

Topics Investigated in Quantitative Geography

LIDAM researchers mainly study Regional and Geographical Sciences.

LIDAM recent publications in quantitative geography

You will find below our recent publications in Quantitative Geography.

Journal Articles

1. Montero Redondo, Gaëtan; Caruso, Geoffrey; Hilal, Mohamed; Thomas, Isabelle. A partition‐free spatial clustering that preserves topology: application to built‐up density. In: Journal of Geographical Systems : geographical information, analysis, theory and decision, Vol. 25, p. 5-35 (2023). doi:10.1007/s10109-022-00396-4. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/265721

2. Adam, Arnaud; Proost, Stef; Thomas, Isabelle. Does Tolling Per Kilometre Compensate for the External Costs of Trucks? A Geographical Approach for Belgium. In: International Regional Science Review, Vol. 46, no. 3, p. 381-409 (2023). doi:10.1177/01600176221145883. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/269287

3. Trabelsi, Sonia; Casas Ruiz, Lidia; Nemery, Benoit; Thomas, Isabelle. Geography of medication reimbursements in Belgium: an exploratory analysis. In: CyberGeo : revue européenne de géographie, , no.982 (2021). doi:10.4000/cybergeo.36950. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/248448

4. Mossay, Pascal; Picard, Pierre M.; Tabuchi, Takatoshi. Urban structures with forward and backward linkages. In: Regional Science and Urban Economics, Vol. 83, p. 103522 (2020). doi:10.1016/j.regsciurbeco.2020.103522 (Accepté/Sous presse). http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/230820

5. Quesada Perez, José Miguel; Tancrez, Jean-Sébastien; Lange, Jean-Charles. Express Shipment Service Network Design with Complex Routes. In: Computers & Operations Research, Vol. 114, p. 104810 (2020). doi:10.1016/j.cor.2019.104810 (Accepté/Sous presse). http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/220531

6. Aerts, Raf; Nemery, Benoit; Bauwelinck, Mariska; Trabelsi, Sonia; Deboosere, Patrick; Van Nieuwenhuyse, An; Nawrot, Tim S.; Casas, Lidia. Residential green space, air pollution, socioeconomic deprivation and cardiovascular medication sales in Belgium: A nationwide ecological study. In: Science of The Total Environment, Vol. 712, no.1, p. 136426 (2020). doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.136426 (Accepté/Sous presse). http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/226695

7. Lauwers, Laura; Trabelsi, Sonia; Pelgrims, Ingrid; Bastiaens, Hilde; De Clercq, Eva; Guilbert, Ariane; Guyot, Madeleine; Leone, Michael; Nawrot, Tim; Van Nieuwenhuyse, An; Remmen, Roy; Saenen, Nelly; Thomas, Isabelle; Keune, Hans. Urban environment and mental health: the NAMED project, protocol for a mixed-method study. In: BMJ Open, Vol. 10, no. 2, p. e031963 (2020). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-031963. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/227706

8. Gandica, Yérali; Decuyper, Adeline; Cloquet, Christophe; Thomas, Isabelle; Delvenne, Jean-Charles. Measuring the effect of node aggregation on community detection. In: EPJ Data Science, Vol. 9, no. 6 (2020). doi:10.1140/epjds/s13688-020-00223-0. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/228122

9. Jourquin, Bart; Beuthe, Michel. Cost, transit time and speed elasticity calculations for the European continental freight transport. In: Transport Policy, Vol. 83, no.-, p. 1-12 (2019). doi:10.1016/j.tranpol.2019.08.009. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/219133

10. Nagant, Carole; Barbezange, Cyril; Dedeken, Laurence; Besse-Hammer, Tatiana; Mahadeb, Bhavna; Efira, André; Ferster, Alice; Corazza, Francis; Krammer, Florian; Thomas, Isabelle. Alteration of humoral, cellular and cytokine immune response to inactivated influenza vaccine in patients with Sickle Cell Disease. In: PLOS ONE, Vol. 14, no. 10, p. e0223991 (2019). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0223991. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/230799

11. Gokan, Toshitaka; Kichko, Sergey; Thisse, Jacques-François. How do trade and communication costs shape the spatial organization of firms?. In: Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 113, no.103191 (2019). doi:10.1016/j.jue.2019.103191. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/230788

12. Mossay, Pascal; Picard, Pierre. Spatial segregation and urban structure. In: Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 59, no.3, p. 480-507 (2019). doi:10.1111/jors.12442. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/218617

13. Finance, Olivier; ADAM, Arnaud; JONES, Jonathan; Thomas, Isabelle. Révéler la polarisation économique d'une ville à partir des traces GPS des camions. Le cas de Liège. In: Bulletin de la Société Géographique de Liège, Vol. 72 (2019). http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/224228

14. Picard, Pierre; Tampieri, Alessandro; Wan, Xi. Airport capacity and inefficiency in slot allocation. In: International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 62, p. 330-357 (2019). doi:10.1016/j.ijindorg.2017.10.003. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/218211

15. Trabelsi, Sonia; Casas, Lidia; Nemery, Benoit; Nawrot, Tim S.; Thomas, Isabelle. Geographies of asthma medication purchase for pre-schoolers in Belgium. In: Respiratory Research, Vol. 20, no.90 (2019). doi:10.1186/s12931-019-1052-8. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/215922

16. de Palma, André; Papageorgiou, Yorgos Y.; Thisse, Jacques-François; Ushchev, Philip. About the origin of cities. In: Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 111, p. 1-13 (2019). doi:10.1016/j.jue.2019.01.006. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/218029

17. Picard, Pierre; Zenou, Yves. Urban spatial structure, employment and social ties. In: Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 104, p. 77-93 (2018). doi:10.1016/j.jue.2018.01.004. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/218213

18. Adam, Arnaud; Delvenne, Jean-Charles; Thomas, Isabelle. Detecting communities with the multi-scale Louvain method: robustness test on the metropolitan area of Brussels. In: Journal of Geographical Systems, Vol. 20, no. 4, p. 363-386 (2018). doi:10.1007/s10109-018-0279-0. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/203718

19. Beckers, Joris; Thomas, Isabelle; Vanoutrive, Thomas; Verhetsel, Ann. Logistics clusters, including inter-firm relations through community detection. In: European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research, Vol. 18, no.2, p. 178-195 (2018). http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/196976

20. Quesada Perez, José Miguel; Lange, Jean-Charles; Tancrez, Jean-Sébastien. A Multi-Hub Express Shipment Service Network Design Model with Flexible Hub Assignment. In: Transportation Research. Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Vol. 120, p. 116-131 (2018). doi:10.1016/j.tre.2018.10.009. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/204300

21. Adam, Arnaud; Charlier, Julien; Debuisson, Marc; Duprez, Jean-Paul; Reginster, Isabelle; Thomas, Isabelle. Bassins résidentiels en Belgique : deux méthodes, une réalité ?. In: Espace géographique, Vol. 47, no.1, p. 35-50 (2018). doi:10.3917/eg.471.0035. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/200865

22. Adam, Arnaud; Delvenne, Jean-Charles; Thomas, Isabelle. Cartographies des champs d’interaction dans et autour de Bruxelles : navettes, déménagements et appels téléphoniques. In: Brussels Studies, no. 118 (2017). doi:10.4000/brussels.1592. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/203294

23. Thomas, Isabelle; Adam, Arnaud; Verhetsel, Ann. Migration and commuting interactions fields: a new geography with community detection algorithm?. In: Belgeo, Vol. 2017, no. 4 (2017). doi:10.4000/belgeo.20507. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/214172

24. Adam, Arnaud; Delvenne, Jean-Charles; Thomas, Isabelle. Cartography of interaction fields in and around Brussels: Commuting, moves and telephone calls. In: Brussels Studies, no. 118 (2017). doi:10.4000/brussels.1601. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/192169

25. Jones, Jonathan; Peeters, Dominique; Thomas, Isabelle. Scale effect in a LUTI model of Brussels: challenges for policy evaluation. In: European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research, Vol. 17, p. 103-131 (2017). http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/191304

26. Caruso, Geoffrey; Hilal, Mohamed; Thomas, Isabelle. Measuring urban forms from inter-building distances: combining MST graphs with a local index of spatial association. In: Landscape and Urban Planning, Vol. 163, p. 80-89 (2017). doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.03.003. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/183889

27. Vandenbulcke-Plasschaert, Gregory; Int Panis, Luc; Thomas, Isabelle. On the location of reported and unreported cycling accidents: a spatial network analysis for Brussels. In: Cybergeo: European Journal of Geography. Systèmes, Modélisation, Géostatistiques, no. 818 (2017). doi:10.4000/cybergeo.28073. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/185077

28. Médard de Chardon, Cyrille; Caruso, Geoffrey; Thomas, Isabelle. Bicycle sharing system 'success' determinants. In: Transportation Research. Part A: Policy & Practice, Vol. 100, p. 202-214 (2017). doi:10.1016/j.tra.2017.04.020. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/184534

29. Caigné, Carl; Riou, Stéphane; Thisse, Jacques-François. How to make the metropolitan area work? Neither big government, nor laissez-faire. In: Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 134, p. 100-113 (2016). doi:10.1016/j.jpubeco.2015.12.002. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/187007

30. Jones, Jonathan; Cloquet, Christophe; Adam, Arnaud; Decuyper, Adeline; Thomas, Isabelle. Belgium through the lens of rail travel requests: does geography still matter?. In: ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, Vol. 5, p. 216 (2016). doi:10.3390/ijgi5110216. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/191301

31. Médard de Chardon, Cyrille; Caruso, Geoffrey; Thomas, Isabelle. Bike-share rebalancing strategies, patterns, and purpose. In: Journal of Transport Geography, Vol. 55, p. 22-39 (2016). doi:10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2016.07.003. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/177130

32. Amaya, Jorge; Peeters, Dominique; Uribe, Paula; Valenzuela, Juan P. Optimization Modeling for Resource Allocation in the Chilean Public Education System. In: International Regional Science Review, Vol. 39, no.2, p. 155-176 (2015). doi:10.1177/0160017615571584. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/186341

33. Peeters, Dominique; Caruso, Geoffrey; Cavailhès, Jean; Thomas, Isabelle; Frankhauser, Pierre; Vuidel, Gilles. Emergence of leapfrogging from residential choice with endogenous green space : Analytical results. In: Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 55, no.3, p. 491-512 (2015). doi:10.1111/jors.12158. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/167909

34. Le Gallo, Julie; Thomas, Isabelle. Espace, statistique et économétrie : progrès et défis en science régionale. In: Revue d’Economie Régionale et Urbaine, Vol. 1-2, p. 387 (mai 2015). http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/167913

35. Delloye, Justin; Peeters, Dominique; Thomas, Isabelle. "On the morphology of a growing city: a heuristic experiment merging static economics with dynamic geography". In: PLoS One, Vol. 10, no.8:e0135871 (2015). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0135871. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/165202

36. Jones, Jonathan; Thomas, Isabelle; Peeters, Dominique. Forecasting jobs location choices by Discrete Choice Models: A sensitivity analysis to scale and implications for LUTI models. In: REGION, Vol. 2, no. 1, p. 67-93 (2015). doi:10.18335/region.v2i1.63. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/167910

37. Caruso, Geoffrey; Cavailhès, Jean; Peeters, Dominique; Thomas, Isabelle; Frankhauser, Pierre; Vuidel, Gilles. Greener and larger neighbourhoods make cities more sustainable! A 2D urban economics perspective. In: Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, Vol. 54, p. 82-94 (2015). doi:10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2015.06.002. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/165833

38. Casas, Lidia; Thomas, Isabelle; Nawrot, Tim; Bouland, Catherine; Deboosere, Patrick; Van Nieuwenhuyse, An; Nemery, Benoit. Impact of green/blue spaces on specific morbidity and cause-specific mortality in Belgium: the GRESP-HEALTH project protocol (2015-2019). In: Archives of Public Health, Vol. 73, no. Suppl 1, p. P16 (2015). doi:10.1186/2049-3258-73-S1-P16. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/167911

39. Jones, Jonathan; Peeters, Dominique; Thomas, Isabelle. Is cities delineation a pre requisite for urban modelling? The example of land price determinants in Brussels. In: CyberGeo : revue européenne de géographie, Vol. Document 716 (2015). doi:10.4000/cybergeo.26899. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/165198

Book Chapters

1. Caruso, Geoffrey; Pumain, Denise; Thomas, Isabelle. No “Prêt à Porter” but a Multi-scalar Perspective of “Smart Cities”. In: Knowledge Management for Regional Policymaking , Springer, 2022, 123-147 (chap. 7). 978-3-031-15647-2. xxx xxx. doi:10.1007/978-3-031-15648-9_7. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/270132

2. Sanders, Lena; Thomas, Isabelle; Vacchiani-Marcuzzo, Céline. On the Survival of Butterflies in the Jungle of Urban Systems. In: Lecture Notes in Morphogenesis : Theories and Models of Urbanization (Lecture Notes in Morphogenesis; xxx), Springer, 2020, p. 151-167. 9783030366551. xxx xxx. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-36656-8_9. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/224727

3. Adam, Arnaud; Montero Redondo, Gaëtan; Finance, Olivier; Verhetsel, Ann; Thomas, Isabelle. Revisiting urban models with information and communication technology data? Some exampes from Brussels. In: Digital Social Networks and Travel Behaviour in Urban Environments , Routledge: London, 2019, p. 186-202. 9781138594630. xxx xxx. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/230793

4. Thisse, Jacques-François. Economics of agglomeration. In: Oxford Research Encyclopedia: Economics and Finance , Oxford Univesity Press, 2019. 9780190625979. xxx xxx. doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780190625979.013.152. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/224029

5. Thomas, Isabelle. Géographie économique. In: Encyclopaedia Universalis , xxx, 2015. 978-2-8522-9551-3. xxx xxx. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/168037

6. Degraeuwe, Bart; de Geus, Bas; Thomas, Isabelle. Cycling behaviour and collision risk of utilitarian cyclists in Belgium. In: Cycling Futures: From Research into Practice , Ashgate Publishing: Farnham, 2015, p. 33-51. 978-1472453617. xxx xxx. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/168046

7. Willems, Hanny; Degraeuwe, Bart; de Geus, Bas; Vandenbulcke, Grégory; Thomas, Isabelle. Exposure to Particulate Matter in Traffic when Cycling. In: Cycling Futures: From Research into Practice , Ashgate Publishing: Farnham, 2015, p. 53-70. 978-1472453617. xxx xxx. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/168045

8. Cabrita, Inès; Gayda, Sylvia; Hurtubia, Ricardo; Efthymiou, Dimitrios; Thomas, Isabelle; Peeters, Dominique; Jones, Jonathan. Integrated land use and transport microsimulation for Brussels. In: Integrated Transport and Land Use Modeling for Sustainable Cities , EPFL Press / Routledge, 2015, p. 373-411. 978-0-415-72910-9. xxx xxx. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/168044

Working Papers

1. Takayama, Yuki; Ikeda, Kiyohiro; Thisse, Jacques-François. Stability and sustainability of urban systems under commuting and transportation costs. 2020. 49 p. CORE Discussion Papers 2020/05. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/226226

2. Kichko, Sergey; Liang, Wen-Juang; Mai, Chao-Cheng; Thisse, Jacques-François; Wang, Ping. The rise (and fall) of science parks. 2020. 33 p. CORE Discussion Papers 2020/15. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/229697

3. Delloye, Justin; Peeters, Dominique; Tharakan, Joe. Equilibrium selection and stability in dynamic core-periphery models with heterogeneous preferences. 2018. 28 p. CORE Discussion Paper 2018/02. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/194099

4. Finance, Olivier; Adam, Arnaud; Jones, Jonathan; Thomas, Isabelle. Révéler la polarisation économique d'une ville à partir de traces GPS de camions. Le cas de Liège. 2018. 23 p. CORE Discussion Paper 2018/33. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/209776

5. Jones, Jonathan; Peeters, Dominique; Thomas, Isabelle. Scale Effect in a LUTI Model of Brussels: Challenges for Policy Evaluation. 2016. 37 p. CORE Discussion Paper 2016/34. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/177131

6. TABUCHI, Takatoshi; Thisse, Jacques-François; Zhu, Xiwei. Does Technological Progress Affect the Locationof Economic Activity?. 2015. 25 p. CORE Discussion Paper 2015/11. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/157724


1. Le Gallo, Julie; Thomas, Isabelle. Espace, Statistique et économétrie: progrès et défis en science régionale. Armand Colin: Malakoff, 2015. 9782200929817. 387 pages. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/179685