The Studies in Regional Development is an official publication of the Center for Regional Development (CRD) at Chonnam Nation University. It was launched on March in 1969. The original contributions in variety fields of “region,” such as regional growth, employment and labor, land use, housing, transportation, economy, environment and/or the topics related to theoretical and experimental aspects of new principles are welcome. It is published twice a year, June 30th and December 31th. The language used in manuscripts should be Korean and English. All submitted manuscripts are peer-reviewed by two or more reviewers. Current issues and the full text of the articles in this journal are freely available at CRD web-site (http://www.crdjnu.ac.kr).