Patterns of Residential Segregation

  title={Patterns of Residential Segregation},
  author={R{\'e}mi Louf and Marc Barthelemy},
  booktitle={PloS one},
The spatial distribution of income shapes the structure and organisation of cities and its understanding has broad societal implications. Despite an abundant literature, many issues remain unclear. In particular, all definitions of segregation are implicitely tied to a single indicator, usually rely on an ambiguous definition of income classes, without any consensus on how to define neighbourhoods and to deal with the polycentric organization of large cities. In this paper, we address all these… CONTINUE READING
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