Barriers and (im)mobility in Rio de Janeiro

@article{MotteBaumvol2016BarriersA,
  title={Barriers and (im)mobility in Rio de Janeiro},
  author={Benjamin Motte-Baumvol and Olivier Bonin and Carlos David Nassi and Leslie Belton-Chevallier},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={53},
  pages={2956 - 2972}
}
In Rio de Janeiro, immobility or the share of people with no journeys on any given day is very high (46%). Immobility has a marked geographical dimension in what is a segregated city. But income has only limited explanatory power. The population structure, with high proportions of people who are not in the labour force and who are unemployed, accounts for the high levels of immobility in the poor districts. Although population structure effects prevail, spatial factors such as the severance… 

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