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Examining Interdependence Between Location, Employment And Commuting Patterns In Alabama

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  • Muguku, Samuel
  • Bukenya, James O.

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The paper examines the causal relationships and pattern of spatially distributed employment growth and commuter patterns in Alabama using a distance deterrence model. The findings suggest that as commuting distance increase the number of commuters from one region to another decrease.

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  • Muguku, Samuel & Bukenya, James O., 2005. "Examining Interdependence Between Location, Employment And Commuting Patterns In Alabama," 2005 Annual Meeting, February 5-9, 2005, Little Rock, Arkansas 35557, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
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    4. Mitch Renkow, 2003. "Employment Growth, Worker Mobility, and Rural Economic Development," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 85(2), pages 503-513.
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