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Disparités locales du revenu d'emploi au sein du champ métropolitain de Québec Le rôle des navettes vers les pôles d'emploi (1980- 2000)

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  • Rémy Barbonne
  • Paul Villeneuve
  • Marius Thériault
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    This paper documents the issue of territorial income disparities at a small spatial scale, which are often more marked than at larger scales. It assesses, by means of multiple regression analysis, the 1980-2000 evolution of spatial and structural factors on averages of employment income disparities between municipalities located in the influence area (i.e., metropolitan field) of a small Canadian metropolitan region : the Quebec City census metropolitan area. Overall, the results corroborate the importance of commuting toward metropolitan and non-metropolitan job centres, and highlight the very strong influence of structural variables like the level of schooling. Finally, this paper highlights the growing influence of non-metropolitan poles (even the smallest ones) and of the remoteness to principal axes of communication on the evolution of local income disparities in the Quebec City metropolitan field.

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    Article provided by Armand Colin in its journal Revue d’Économie Régionale & Urbaine.

    Volume (Year): octobre (2007)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 453-477

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    Handle: RePEc:cai:rerarc:reru_073_0453
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