Towns and rural industrialisation in Sweden 1850–1890: A spatial statistical approach

@inproceedings{Jonsson2009TownsAR,
  title={Towns and rural industrialisation in Sweden 1850–1890: A spatial statistical approach},
  author={Pernilla Jonsson and Fredrik Sandgren and Erik Lindberg and Tord Sn{\"a}ll},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract Using a spatial statistical analysis we study the relation between rural industrial employment and distance to towns and access to communications in nineteenth century Sweden. Our results show that rural parishes with access to communications had a higher proportion of rural industrial workers than parishes without. In a region with few towns, the south-east of Sweden, parishes close to large towns had a higher proportion of industrial employees than distant parishes in 1850, while no… CONTINUE READING