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Možnosti měření regionálních disparit – Nový pohled
[Possibilities of regional disparities´ measurement – A new viewpoint]


  • Tuleja, Pavel


The paper “Possibilities of regional disparities´ measurement – a new viewpoint” is devoted to the description and analysis of utilization of statistical-mathematic methods with whose help it is possible to expertly evaluate trends and development trends in the field of regional divergences. Regarding to the fact that this paper is a certain consummation of previous works dealing with the problems of regional disparities´ measurement, not all the analyzed methods are its part, but only those at which the author came to a conclusion that their utilization seems to be as the most suitable from the viewpoint of the difficulty level of their practical use as well as from the viewpoint of the quantification of necessary supporting data. Within this paper you will thus subsequently acquaint with a semaphore method, spot method and standardized variable method while you will simultaneously see the practical possibility of utilization of these methods while evaluating of regional disparities.

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  • Tuleja, Pavel, 2008. "Možnosti měření regionálních disparit – Nový pohled
    [Possibilities of regional disparities´ measurement – A new viewpoint]
    ," MPRA Paper 11688, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:11688

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    1. repec:ura:ecregj:v:1:y:2017:i:4:p:1304-1313 is not listed on IDEAS
    2. Kamila Tureckova, 2015. "Income Inequality By Method Of Non-Weighted Average Absolute Deviation: Case Study Of Central And Eastern European Countries*," Equilibrium. Quarterly Journal of Economics and Economic Policy, Institute of Economic Research, vol. 10(4), pages 99-110, December.

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    measuring; spot method; standardized variable method; semaphore method; regional disparities; statistical-mathematic methods;

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    • O18 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
    • P25 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies - - - Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics

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