The world is facing a new type of crisis. Apart from the serious health implications, the COVID19 pandemic has significantly impacted people’s social lives, businesses, work and travel. In this edition of Nordregio Magazine, we look into the...


Urban regions have been more severely affected by COVID19 than rural areas. The rapid spread of the virus in urban areas can primarily be explained by population density, while the population composition and international travel patterns also play a...


The COVID19 pandemic is among the most comprehensive and all-encompassing crisis that has hit the global community in decades. It will have far-reaching implications for the society and the economy for years to come and will most likely lead to...


Densification is a central element of urban planning strategies in all the Nordic countries in order to deal with the challenges of rapid urbanisation and create more sustainable cities. The COVID19 pandemic adds new perspectives to urban planning,...


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