Network-Based Functional Regions

@article{Farmer2011NetworkBasedFR,
  title={Network-Based Functional Regions},
  author={Carson J. Q. Farmer and A. Stewart Fotheringham},
  journal={Environment and Planning A},
  year={2011},
  volume={43},
  pages={2723 - 2741}
}
For administration efficiency most countries subdivide their national territory into administrative regions. These regions are used to delineate areas which are internally well connected and relatively cohesive, especially compared with the links between regions. Hence, many countries seek to delineate local labour markets (LLMs): geographical regions where the majority of the local population seeks employment and from which the majority of local employers recruit labour. LLM boundaries are… 

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