Spatial Analysis Tools – GeoDa


Luc Anselin and colleagues developed GeoDa. The single best source for information is the GeoDa Center (Arizona State University).  available for download from this site including:

Legacy GeoDa 0.95i

View GeoDa software download options for multiple Operating Systems.

Useful Articles

L Anselin, I. Syabri and Y. Kho. “GeoDa: An Introduction to Spatial Data Analysis,”Geographical Analysis 38 (1), 2006: 5-22.

L. Anselin. “Spatial Statistical Modeling in a GIS Environment,” In D. Maguire, M. Goodchild and M. Batty (Eds.), GIS, Spatial Analysis and Modeling. Redlands, CA: ESRI Press, 2005: 93-111.

L. Anselin, “patial Externalities, Spatial Multipliers and Spatial Econometrics,” International Regional Science Review  26 (2), 2003: 153-166.

L. Anselin, “Under the Hood: Issues in the Specification and Interpretation of Spatial Regression Models,” Agricultural Economics  17 (3), 2002: 247-267.

L. Anselin, “Local Indicators of Spatial Association – LISA,” Geographical Analysis 27 (2), 1995: 93-115.

On-line Courses and Tutorials in GeoDa

A list of uses of GeoDa in the classroom can be found at: