Spatially disaggregating employment growth estimates

Corcoran, Jonathan, Murray, Alan T. and Stimson, Robert J. (2011) Spatially disaggregating employment growth estimates. International Regional Science Review, 34 2: 138-156. doi:10.1177/0160017610386481

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Author Corcoran, Jonathan
Murray, Alan T.
Stimson, Robert J.
Title Spatially disaggregating employment growth estimates
Journal name International Regional Science Review   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0160-0176
1552-6925
Publication date 2011-01-01
Year available 2011
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1177/0160017610386481
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 34
Issue 2
Start page 138
End page 156
Total pages 19
Place of publication Thousand Oaks, CA United States
Publisher Sage Publications, Inc.
Language eng
Subject 2300 Environmental Science
3300 Social Sciences
Abstract Planning for and managing urban growth and development are major issues facing planners and policy makers in achieving a sustainable future for a metropolitan region. Significant impacts are found in metropolitan regions because of jobs-housing imbalances. Such imbalance occurs when residential areas are a considerable distance from locations of employment, and as a result there is a need for substantial commuter travel. This article develops an approach for estimating future jobs by sector in local areas under conditions of growth and change, assuming that commuters will seek greater efficiencies in the journey to work. An optimization modeling approach is proposed to identify scenarios of improved jobs-housing balance. An application is illustrated for the South East Queensland (SEQ) region of Australia.
Keyword Jobs housing balance
Optimization
Spatial disaggregation
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management Publications
 
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