Empirical Approach

Here is the RSRS Regional Studies Regional Science Journal article that summarizes the main findings of the fieldwork research carried out from 2008-2010 in the doctoral period and from 2012-2015 in the postdoctoral time. The RSRS Journal is an Open Access by the Regional Studies Association, therefore you can download it and here is the reference you should use:

Calzada, I. (2015), Benchmarking Future City-Regions beyond Nation-States, RSRS Regional Studies Regional Science, 2:1, 350-361, DOI: 10.1080/21681376.2015.1046908. Cases of City-Regions analysed from 2012 to 2015 and included in the Project are following ones:

round_basque Case Study Ongietorri round_portland Case Study Welcome round_dublin Case Study Fáilte roimh
round_oresund Case Study Välkommen/Velkommen round_iceland Case Study Velkomnir round_liverpool Case Study Welcome
round_scotland Case Study Welcome round_catalonia Case Study Benvingut