Overman, Henry G. (2009) "Gis a job": what use geographical information systems in spatial economics? SERC Discussion Papers, SERCDP0026. Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC), London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.
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Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are used for inputting, storing, managing, analysing 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 which is both interesting in its own right, but also as a source of exogenous variation.
|Item Type:||Monograph (Discussion Paper)|
|Additional Information:||© 2009 Henry Overman|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GA Mathematical geography. Cartography
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
|Sets:||Departments > Geography and Environment
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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