Welcome to the online home of the Economic Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers.
The purpose of the AAG Economic Geography
Specialty Group (EGSG) is to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas among its members and other specialists; to stimulate research, teaching, and applications in industrial and economic geography; to aid in the advancement of its members and the field of economic geography; and to help represent economic geography within the discipline of geography and to related disciplines, agencies in government, the private sector, and the general public. Dues are $7 for professionals and $1 for students.
The Association of American Geographers (AAG) is a scientific and educational society founded in 1904. Its 10,000 members share interests in the theory, methods, and practice of geography, which they cultivate through the AAG’s Annual Meeting, two scholarly journals (the Annals of the Association of American Geographers and The Professional Geographer), the monthly AAG Newsletter, and the activities of its nineRegional Divisions and more than 50+ Specialty Groups. The AAG conducts educational and research projects that further its interests and programs.
Note: the Economic Geography Specialty Group business meeting is scheduled during the AAG meeting on Friday, 4/7/2017, from 11:50 AM – 1:10 PM in Back Bay Ballroom A, Sheraton, Second Floor.