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Applying Distributional Approaches to Understand Patterns of Urban Differentiation

@inproceedings{GmezLivano2014ApplyingDA,
  title={Applying Distributional Approaches to Understand Patterns of Urban Differentiation},
  author={Andr{\'e}s G{\'o}mez-Li{\'e}vano},
  year={2014}
}
Urban scaling analysis has introduced a new scientific paradigm to the study of cities. With it, the notions of size, heterogeneity and structure have taken a leading role. These notions are assumed to be behind the causes for why cities differ from one another, sometimes wildly. However, the mechanisms by which size, heterogeneity and structure shape the general statistical patterns that describe urban economic output are still unclear. Given the rapid rate of urbanization around the globe, we… 

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