About the Journal

Aims and Scope

Open Urban Studies and Demography Journal is an open access online journal which publishes research articles, reviews, letters and guest edited thematic issues in all areas of urban, regional and population studies including research on migration and family planning.

The journal mainly aims at publishing articles from the following significant areas:

  • Culture

  • Employment

  • Geography

  • Politics

  • Population Economics

  • Race

Open Urban Studies and Demography Journal, a peer reviewed journal, is an important and reliable source of current information on developments in the field. The emphasis will be on publishing quality articles rapidly and freely available to researchers worldwide.

About the Editor

Hashem Akbari
Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
Concordia University

Brief Biography

Hashem Akbari was born in Iran. He received his Ph.D. of Nuclear Engineering at University of California, Berkeley in 1979. He became a U.S. citizen in 1991. In 2009, he joined the Concordia University in Concordia University, Montreal, Canada where he has established a comprehensive laboratory to measure solar spectral reflectance and thermal emittance of common construction materials is established. Prior to joining the Concordia University, he was a senior scientist and the leader of the Heat Island Group at the Environmental Energy Technologies Division of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), University of California (from 1983 to 2009).

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