Commuting in Belgian metropolitan areas The power of the Alonso-Muth model

  title={Commuting in Belgian metropolitan areas The power of the Alonso-Muth model},
  author={Ann Verhetsel},
  • Ann Verhetsel
  • Published 2010
In order to understand patterns of urban commuter ows, insight is required into urban spatial structure (and vice versa). e present contribution rst provides a concise overview of the theoretical perspectives fromwhich economists and geographers approach commuting issues. Subsequently, the focus shi s to the classical spatial-economic urbanmodels and how they explain commuter movements. We conduct a number of cluster analyses from which we are able to derive a commuting typology of city region… CONTINUE READING

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