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ERIC Number: EJ586977
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0042-0980
Job Proximity and the Urban Employment Problem: Do Suitable Nearby Jobs Improve Neighbourhood Employment Rates?: A Comment.
Houston, Donald
Urban Studies, v35 n12 p2353-357 Dec 1998
Discusses methodology to examine the problem of spatial mismatch of jobs, showing how the simple accessibility measures used by Daniel Immergluck (1998) are poor reflections of the availability of jobs to an individual and explaining why a gravity model is a favorable alternative. Also discusses the unsuitability of aggregate data for testing the spatial mismatch hypothesis. (SLD)
Publication Type: Book/Product Reviews; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Journal availability: Carfax Publishing Limited, 875-81 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139. Comments on article of the same title by Daniel Immergluck. For Immergluck's reply see UD 521 492.