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Gis a job: what use geographical information systems in spatial economics

Overman, Henry G. (2010) Gis a job: what use geographical information systems in spatial economics. Journal of Regional Science, 50 (1). pp. 165-180. ISSN 0022-4146

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Identification Number: 10.1111/j.1467-9787.2009.00644.x

Abstract

Geographical information systems (GIS) are used for inputting, storing, managing, analyzing and mapping spatial data. This article argues that each of these functions can help researchers interested in spatial economics. In addition, GIS provide access to new data that is both interesting in its own right, but also as a source of exogenous variation.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref...
Additional Information: © 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Inc
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Sets: Departments > Geography and Environment
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Collections > Economists Online
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2010 11:41
Last Modified: 18 May 2011 09:52
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/30784

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