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Visiting Scholar Lecture Series

Graham Clarke, University of Leeds, UK

"Progress and Problems in Retail Location Modelling"

Graham Clarke is Professor of Business Geography at the University of Leeds. He has worked extensively in various areas of GIS and applied spatial modelling, focusing on many applications within urban/social geography.  Graham has significant experience in retail geography and model development in relation to retail store location planning. His major research interests focus on retail location planning in relation to the multi-channel growth strategies of retail organizations. This includes work on food deserts, retail saturation, e-commerce, the growth of discounters and convenience retailing.

Another research interest has been spatial modelling, especially spatial interaction modelling and spatial microsimulation.  Graham’s work emphasizes estimating small-area patterns of income and wealth, and in applications relating to retail, crime and health.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
4:00 p.m., Room 382
UNT University Union