The spatial decay in commuting probabilities: employment potential vs. commuting gravity
Gabriel Ahlfeldt and
Nicolai Wendland ()
LSE Research Online Documents on Economics from London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library
We show that an employment potential capitalisation model, which establishes a spatial relationship between the price of land and the spatial distribution of employment through a transport matrix, produces estimates of the spatial decay in bilateral commuting probabilities that are very close to the decay observed in commuting data.
Keywords: accessibility; commuting; employment; gravity; potential (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: R38 R48 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Journal Article: The spatial decay in commuting probabilities: Employment potential vs. commuting gravity (2016)
Working Paper: The Spatial Decay in Commuting Probabilities: Employment Potential vs. Commuting Gravity (2015)
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