Olivier Walther

University of Florida

3205 Turlington Hall

Gainesville, FL 32611

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

22

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5

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“  I'm currently working on transnational conflict and terrorism  ”

Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

A Social Network Analysis of Islamic Terrorism and the Malian Rebellion

CEPS/INSTEAD Working Papers 38
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Nov 2012
Olivier Walther and Dimitris Christopoulos
University of Florida and MODUL University of Vienna
Downloads 715 (68,519)
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terrorism, Islamists, Tuareg rebellion, social network analysis, Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, Sahel, Sahara

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Sahara or Sahel? The Fuzzy Geography of Terrorism in West Africa

CEPS/INSTEAD Working Papers No. 2010-35
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Apr 2011
Olivier Walther and Denis Retaillé
University of Florida and University of Bordeaux - Michel de Montaigne University Bordeaux 3
Downloads 688 (72,149)
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terrorism, space, networks, social networks analysis, Sahel, West Africa

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Mapping and Deterring Violent Extremist Networks in North-West Africa

Department of Border Region Studies Working Paper 4/15
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Apr 2015
Olivier Walther and Christian Leuprecht
University of Florida and Royal Military College of Canada
Downloads 660 (75,939)
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violent extremist organizations, terrorism, borders, social networks, Africa, Sahel, Sahara

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Social Network Analysis and Informal Trade

Department of Border Region Studies Working Paper 1/15
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Apr 2015
Olivier Walther
University of Florida
Downloads 300 (190,543)
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social networks; informal trade; development; centrality; brokerage; embeddedness; social capital

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Spatial Integration in European Cross-Border Metropolitan Regions: A Comparative Approach

CEPS/INSTEAD Working Paper No. 2010-40
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Apr 2011
Centre for Population, Poverty and Public Policy Studies, Luxembourg, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER), LISER and University of Florida
Downloads 299 (191,210)
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cross-border metropolitan regions, spatial integration, commuters, gross domestic product, housing market, Europe

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Things Fall Apart - Rebel Fragmentation in Syria's Civil War (2011-2017)

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Jun 2018
Patrick Steen Pedersen and Olivier Walther
Royal Danish Defence College and University of Florida
Downloads 208 (272,939)
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Rebellion, Fragmentation, War, Alliance, Al Qaeda, Syria

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The impact of transport policies on road accessibility in Ghana (2010-2019)

African Geographical Review
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2024
Olivier Walther, Paul Nugent and Susanna Goewey
University of Florida, University of Edinburgh - Centre of African Studies and George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, Students
Downloads 191 (294,815)
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road accessibility, travel time, infrastructure, transport policies, Ghana, West Africa

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Mapping the Travel Geography of the 9/11 Terrorist Network

Forthcoming, The Professional Geographer, DOI: 10.1080/00330124.2023.2199324
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 17 May 2023
University of Florida, Complexity Science Hub Vienna, University of Florida and University of Florida
Downloads 188 (299,004)

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9/11 attacks, terrorism, Al Qaeda, geography, travel patterns, United States

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Cross-Border Policy Networks in the Trinational Region of Basel

CEPS/INSTEAD Working Paper No 2012-26
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Olivier Walther and Bernard Reitel
University of Florida and Université de Haute Alsace
Downloads 144 (375,362)
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policy networks, cross-border metropolitan region, transport policies, social network analysis, Basel, Switzerland, France, Germany

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Adaptation Strategies of Luxembourg’s Financial Centre Under Pressure

CEPS-INSTEAD Working Paper No 2010-26
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Oct 2010
Christian Schulz and Olivier Walther
Universite du Luxembourg and University of Florida
Downloads 137 (390,180)
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Finance, geography, international financial centres, Luxembourg

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New Ways of Conceptualizing Space and Mobility: Lessons from the Sahel to the Globalized World

CEPS/INSTEAD Working Paper No. 2012-24
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2012
Denis Retaillé and Olivier Walther
University of Bordeaux - Michel de Montaigne University Bordeaux 3 and University of Florida
Downloads 136 (392,529)
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terrorism, space, networks, Social Network Analysis (SNA), Sahel, Sahara, West Africa

12.

Gendered Dynamics of Cross-Border Trade in West Africa

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Apr 2021
Olivier Walther and Leena Hoffmann
University of Florida and Chatham House
Downloads 111 (457,810)

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Gender, Women, Trade, Borders, Networks, West Africa,

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Business, Brokers and Borders: The Structure of West African Trade Networks

Department of Border Region Studies Working Paper 1/14
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Apr 2015
Olivier Walther
University of Florida
Downloads 102 (486,290)
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Social networks; trade; border markets; brokerage; West Africa

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Regional Trade and Economic Networks in West Africa

CEPS/INSTEAD Working Paper No. 2012-07
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Olivier Walther
University of Florida
Downloads 93 (516,798)

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regional trade, economic networks, social network analysis, border markets, West Africa

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Cross-Border Metropolitan Integration in Europe (Luxembourg, Basel and Geneva)

IRISS Working Paper 2009-02
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Oct 2010
Christophe Sohn, Bernard Reitel and Olivier Walther
LISER, Université de Haute Alsace and University of Florida
Downloads 89 (531,182)
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Cross-border metropolitan regions, Europe, cooperation, Luxembourg, Basel, Geneva

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Sons of the Soil and Conquerors: The Historical Construction of the Dendi Border Region (West Africa)

CEPS/INSTEAD Working Paper No. 2011-20
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Apr 2011
Olivier Walther
University of Florida
Downloads 84 (550,435)
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oral history, local politics, border regions, cities, Dendi, Niger, Nigeria, Benin, West Africa

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The Geography of Innovation in the Luxembourg Metropolitan Region: An Intra-Regional Approach

CEPS/INSTEAD Working Paper No. 2011-38
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jan 2012
Vincent Dautel and Olivier Walther
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Florida
Downloads 78 (575,148)
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intra-regional innovation, firms’ profile, location factors, local polynomial regression, Luxembourg metropolitan region

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Rethinking Borders in a Mobile World: An Alternative Model

Department of Border Region Studies Working Paper 3/2014
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Apr 2015
Olivier Walther and Denis Retaillé
University of Florida and University of Bordeaux - Michel de Montaigne University Bordeaux 3
Downloads 66 (629,978)

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space, mobility, borders, places, networks, globalization

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Small Businesses Performance in West African Border Regions: Do Social Networks Pay Off?

Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) Working Paper Series 2014-06
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2015
Mathias Kuepié, Michel Tenikué and Olivier Walther
Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER), Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) and University of Florida
Downloads 58 (671,972)
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social networks; border markets; economic performance

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Relational Policy Spaces in Border Regions

Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) Working Paper Series 2013-23
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2015
Sabine Dörry and Olivier Walther
University of Oxford, School of Geography and the Environment and University of Florida
Downloads 37 (809,624)
Citation 1

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Social network analysis, sketch maps, policy networks, border studies, policy cultures, public transport

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Mapping Women Trade Networks in West Africa

ASA 2018 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 22 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2018
Olivier Walther and Marie Trémolières
University of Florida and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

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Cross-Border Trade Networks in Nigeria-Niger-Benin

Posted: 03 May 2013
Olivier Walther
University of Florida

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