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El crecimiento de las ciudades y de la calidad de vida en la provincia de Barcelona, desde una perspectiva de causalidad mutua

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  • Vicente Royuela
  • Alessandra Faggian

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RESUMEN En este trabajo nos fijamos en los cambios intra-metropolitanos en la distribución de la población. Usamos los determinantes clásicos del crecimiento urbano para determinar su importancia dentro de un área metropolitana. Estos determinantes son: la calidad de vida; la aproximación dinámica orientada a la oferta; y el paradigma de la ciudad en red. En particular nos fijamos en el papel de las variables de calidad de vida en el crecimiento urbano. En este sentido, como esperamos una potencial endogeneidad entre los crecimientos de la calidad de vida y del tamaño de las ciudades, usamos un modelo de ecuaciones simultáneas. Estimamos nuestro modelo en un entorno local y dinámico, la provincia de Barcelona en el período 1991-2004. ABSTRACT In this work we look at changes in the intra-metropolitan distribution of population. We use the classical determinants of urban growth to test which ones are more important within a metropolitan area. These determinants are: quality of life; the supply-oriented dynamic approach; and the city network paradigm. In particular we focus our paper on the role of quality of life variables in urban growth. In this sense, as we expect a potential endogeneity between quality of life and urban size (growth), we use a simultaneous equation model. We test our model empirically in a local dynamic framework, the province of Barcelona (Spain), in the period 1991-2004.

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Article provided by Universidades Públicas de Andalucía in its journal Revista de Estudios Regionales.

Volume (Year): 02 (2009)
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Pages: 67-96

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