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Estructura metropolitana y funciones de densidad residencial. El caso de la región metropolitana de Barcelona

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  • Ivan Muñiz

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    (Departament d'Economia Aplicada, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)

  • Anna Galindo
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    La relación que se establece entre el nivel de densidad residencial y la accesibilidad al lugar de empleo en el interior de una área urbana parece ser más compleja que la supuesta en el Modelo de Ciudad Monocéntrica. Las estimaciones de funciones de densidad residencial más simples, sustentadas en un modelo teórico que suponía una concentración total del empleo en el distrito central y que utilizaban como única medida de accesibilidad la distancia al centro, han dado paso a estimaciones más sofisticadas donde la distancia al centro no es la única medida de accesibilidad utilizada, la función de densidad es más flexible y la densidad no sólo se explica en función de la accesibilidad.

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    Paper provided by Department of Applied Economics at Universitat Autonoma of Barcelona in its series Working Papers with number wp0103.

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    Length: 34 pages
    Date of creation: Feb 2001
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    Handle: RePEc:uab:wprdea:wp0103

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    Keywords: Population density functions; Barcelona; polycentricity;

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    Cited by:
    1. Ivan Muñiz & Anna Galindo, 2001. "Ecological sustainability and urban form," Working Papers wp0120, Department of Applied Economics at Universitat Autonoma of Barcelona.
    2. Miguel Angel Garcia Lopez, 2001. "Distribución de la Actividad Económica y Estructura Urbana: El caso de la región metropolitana de Barcelona," Working Papers wp0119, Department of Applied Economics at Universitat Autonoma of Barcelona.

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