em. o. Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Manfred M. Fischer

Manfred M. Fischer

Corresponding Member of the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences in Austria since 1996

  • Institut für Wirtschaftsgeographie und Geoinformatik, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien

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Research Areas:

  • Human Geography, Regional Geography, Regional Planning
  • * Regional Science * Spatial Analysis * Spatial Econometrics

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Selected Memberships:

  • Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences [KNAW], Foreign Member, appointed 2 June 1999, Amsterdam
  • International Academy of Sciences for Europe and Asia [IAES], Fellow, appointed 27 May 1995, Moscow
  • World Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fellow, appointed 1981

Selected Prizes:

  • Fellows Award of the Regional Science Association International awarded for outstanding contributions to and dedicated leadership in the field of regional science, North American RSAI Conference, Toronto, 18 Nov 2006
  • Winner of the 2012 European Investment Bank - Prize in Regional Science, awarded for outstanding contributions to – among other – Spatial Economics, 52nd ERSA Conference, Bratislava, 24 Aug 2012
  • Winner of the First Jean Paelinck Award of the Regional Science Association International, honouring outstanding scholarly achievements of a senior and internationally recognized regional scientist in the field of regional science methods, 55th ERSA Conference, Lisbon, 25 Aug 2015
  • Winner of the 2016 Founder’s Medal of the Regional Science Association International, the highest accolade of the RSAI, awarded every four years to scholars who have made significant lifelong contributions to regional science, 56th ERSA Conference, Vienna, 23 Aug 2016
  • 2019 Opening a library for PhD students in regional economics at Masaryk University in Brno (Czech Republic) – dedicated to Manfred [The Manfred M. Fischer Library], 24 Oct 2019