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Defining Geographic Communities

  • Michelle Poland

    (The Families Commission)

  • David C Maré

    (Motu Economic & Public Policy Research)

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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  7. Suzie Ballantyne & Simon Chapple & David C. Maré & Jason Timmins, 2004. "Movements Into and Out of Child Poverty in New Zealand: Results from the Linked Income Supplement," HEW 0402001, EconWPA.
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  13. Suzi Kerr, 2004. "Indigenous Forests and Forest Sink Policy in New Zealand," Others 0401004, EconWPA.
  14. Suzi Kerr & Richard G. Newell & James N. Sanchirico, 2003. "Evaluating the New Zealand Individual Transferable Quota Market for Fisheries Management," Working Papers 03_02, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research.
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  20. Arthur Grimes, 2005. "Regional and Industry Cycles in Australasia: Implications for a Common Currency," Working Papers 05_04, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research.
  21. Suzi Kerr & Susana Cardenas & Joanna Hendy, 2004. "Migration and the Environment in the Galapagos: An analysis of economic and policy incentives driving migration, potential impacts from migration control, and potential policies to reduce migration pr," Working Papers 03_17, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research.
  22. Suzi Kerr & Shuguang Liu & Alexander S. P. Pfaff & R. Flint Hughes, 2003. "Carbon Dynamics and Land-Use Choices: Building a Regional-Scale Multidisciplinary Model," Working Papers 03_06, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research.
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  25. Arthur Grimes, 2005. "Intra & Inter-Regional Industry Shocks: A New Metric with an Application to Australasian Currency Union," Macroeconomics 0509019, EconWPA.
  26. Suzi Kerr & Catherine Leining, 2003. "Joint Implementation in Climate Change Policy," Working Papers 03_04, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research.
  27. Dave Maré & Jason Timmins, 2003. "Moving to Jobs?," Labor and Demography 0309003, EconWPA.
  28. John Gibson, 2003. "Do Lower Expected Wage Benefits Explain Ethnic Gaps In Job- Related Training? Evidence From New Zealand," Labor and Demography 0310004, EconWPA.
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  30. Arthur Grimes & Andrew Aitken & Suzi Kerr, 2004. "House Price Efficiency: Expectations, Sales, Symmetry," Urban/Regional 0408001, EconWPA.
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  32. Arthur Grimes & Andrew Aitken, 2005. "What’s the Beef with House Prices? Economic Shocks and Local Housing Markets," Urban/Regional 0509011, EconWPA.
  33. Suzi Kerr & Jason Timmins, 2000. "Economic Geography and Spatial Statistics: Theory and Empirics of New Zealand Regions," Treasury Working Paper Series 00/11, New Zealand Treasury.
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