Geospatial Analytics

One source of information on our work in this category

Wharton GIS Lab and Operational Research Initiative (GIS-OR).


The Wharton Geospatial Initiative conducts research in spatial economy, at the intersection of real estate, risk and geodemography. Our work probes economic competitiveness, real estate trends and risk exposure, as well the demographic conditions attached to changes in these areas. We are a center for research and learning in the applications of spatial knowledge. Our focus is on the study and research of geographic information systems applications to aid in decision making for businesses and communities.

Wagner Prize competition paper on redistricting for Philadelphia for a description of

The work we did on redistricting for Philadelphia City Council.