Functional Labour Market Areas for Chile

Keywords: Spatial labour markets, Labour, Evolutionary

Abstract

Administrative areas are arbitrarily designed and do not necessarily reflect the geographical patterns of socio-economic and labour market activity. Labour market areas (LMAs) are required to analyse spatial labour market activity and provide a framework to guide spatially-explicit employment policy development. This resource describes a data source of a set of recently created labour market areas for Chile.

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Published
2017-08-08
How to Cite
Rowe, F., Casado-Díaz, J. M. and Martínez-Bernabéu, L. (2017) “Functional Labour Market Areas for Chile”, REGION, 4(3), pp. R7-R9. doi: 10.18335/region.v4i3.199.
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