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Defining Geographic Communities

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  • Michelle Poland

    (The Families Commission)

  • David C Maré

    (Motu Economic & Public Policy Research)

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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 EconWPA in its series Urban/Regional with number 0509016.

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Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: 12 Sep 2005
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpur:0509016

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Keywords: Geographic communities; Local labour markets;

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