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Defining Geographic Communities

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  • David C. Maré

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    (Motu Economic and Public Policy Research)

  • Michelle Poland

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    (The Families Commission)

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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.

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Paper provided by Motu Economic and Public Policy Research in its series Working Papers with number 05_09.

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Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2005
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Handle: RePEc:mtu:wpaper:05_09

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Keywords: Geographic communities; Local labour markets;

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