Environmental and Urban Economics

Kawabata Mizuki Seminar

Introduction

Through the use of GIS (Geographic Information Systems), our seminar focuses on the analysis on urban and rural socioeconomic issues. GIS is a system and an area of science which allows us to visualize, process and analyze geospatial data. Our seminar studies to provide supportive data and solutions for these issues.

With the recent rise in interest and importance for GIS applicated research, the importance of our skills is rising as well. In this seminar we learn and grow together valuing the idea of hangaku hankyo(半学半教), learning while teaching, teaching while learning.

Professor

Kawabata Mizuki

地理情報システム(GIS)が楽しすぎて、長年GISの教育・研究に取り組んでいます。GISは、地理空間を扱う研究に大きな進歩をもたらしてきました。GISで利用可能な空間データが爆発的に増えてきたこともあり、経済学におけるGIS活用が急速に普及してきています。GISはゼミで学ぶとより楽しく、1人では思いつきもしなかったアイディアを発見・共有できますよ!