A typology of distance-based measures of spatial concentration
AbstractOver the last decade, distance-based methods have been introduced and then improved in the field of spatial economics to gauge the geographic concentration of activities. There is a growing literature on this theme including new tools, discussions on specific properties and various applica-tions. However no typology of distance-based methods exists. This paper fills this gap. The proposed classification helps understanding all properties of distance-based methods and proves that they are variations on the same framework.
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Spatial concentration ; Aggregation ; Point patterns Agglomeration ; Economic geography;
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