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Settlement Populations and the Lognormal Distribution


  • John B. Parr

    (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. U.S.A.)

  • Keisuke Suzuki

    (University of Transportation Economics, Ryugasaki, Japan)


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  • John B. Parr & Keisuke Suzuki, 1973. "Settlement Populations and the Lognormal Distribution," Urban Studies, Urban Studies Journal Limited, vol. 10(3), pages 335-352, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:sae:urbstu:v:10:y:1973:i:3:p:335-352

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