In Memorium: Walter Isard

Following so closely on the death of Andy Isserman, losing Walter Isard makes this a really sad week for regional science.

“The region has its own ‘essence’ which can be grasped in full only by tools, hypotheses, models and data processing techniques specifically designed for regional analysis.”

Walter Isard

The National American Regional Science Council has a beautifully written obituary by David Boyce:

In Memoriam – Walter Isard – 1919-2010