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Defining Geographic Communities

Michelle Poland and David Maré ()
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Michelle Poland: The Families Commission

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Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to provide a guide to concepts, ideas, and measurements of geographic communities. The paper investigates the various concepts of geographic communities found in the literature and reviews existing studies to determine how researchers measure geographic communities in practice.

Keywords: Geographic communities; Local labour markets (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: R11 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-geo and nep-ure
Date: 2005-09-12
Note: Type of Document - pdf; pages: 31
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