A typology of distance-based measures of spatial concentration

Abstract : Over the last decades distance-based methods have been introduced and then improved in the field of spatial economics to gauge the geographic concentration of activities. There is a growing literature on this theme including new tools, discussions on their specific properties and various applications. However, there is currently no typology of distance-based methods. This paper fills that gap. The proposed classification helps understand all the properties of distance-based methods and proves that they are variations on the same framework.
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Eric Marcon, Florence Puech. A typology of distance-based measures of spatial concentration. Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, 2017, 62, pp.56-67. ⟨10.1016/j.regsciurbeco.2016.10.004⟩. ⟨hal-01606265⟩

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