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Le chômage dans l'agglomération bruxelloise : une explication par la structure urbaine

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  • Claire Dujardin
  • Harris Selod
  • Isabelle Thomas

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What causes pockets of high unemployment within cities ? Economists point out at two alternative explanations : residential segregation as well as physical disconnection to jobs may have harmful labor-market effects. Our empirical work carried out on the Brussels metropolitan area supports the view that residential segregation exacerbates urban unemployment but does not enable us to assess the possible role of distance to jobs. Classification JEL : RO, J6, J7.

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Article provided by Armand Colin in its journal Revue d’Économie Régionale & Urbaine.

Volume (Year): février (2004)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 3-27

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Handle: RePEc:cai:rerarc:reru_041_0003

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Keywords: urban unemployment; spatial mismatch; residential segregation;

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  1. Jean CavailhËs & Isabelle Thomas, 2011. "The influence of urban sprawl on farmland prices in Belgium (refereed paper)," ERSA conference papers ersa10p1628, European Regional Science Association.
  2. Nathalie Georges & Yannick L'Horty & Florent Sari, 2012. "Comment réduire la fracture spatiale? Une application en Ile-de-France," Working Papers halshs-00809586, HAL.
  3. Laurent Gobillon & Harris Selod, 2007. "Les déterminants locaux du chômage en région parisienne," Économie et Prévision, Programme National Persée, vol. 180(4), pages 19-38.
  4. Marion Englert & Robert Plasman, 2012. "Le chômage à Bruxelles :Quelles spécificités par rapport au chômage urbain en Europe?," DULBEA Working Papers 11-14, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.

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