Measuring proximity to services and amenities: An experimental set of indicators for neighbourhoods and localities

Articles and reports: 18-001-X2020001


This paper presents the methodology used to generate the first nationwide database of proximity measures and the results obtained with a first set of ten measures. The computational methods are presented as a generalizable model due to the fact that it is now possible to apply similar methods to a multitude of other services or amenities, in a variety of alternative specifications.

Issue Number: 2020001
Author(s): Alasia, Alessandro; Kuchar, Joseph; Newstead, Nick; Radulescu, Marian
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