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dc.contributor.authorMarmolejo Duarte, Carlos Ramiro
dc.contributor.authorChica, Juan Eduardo
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Tecnologia de l'Arquitectura
dc.identifier.citationMarmolejo, C., Chica, J. Clustering and commuting patterns of knowledge workers: a comparative analysis of Barcelona and Helsinki metropolitan areas. "International Journal of Knowledge-Based Developent", 2016, vol. 7, núm. 2, p. 143-159.
dc.description.abstractPhysical proximity access to amenities and innovative and liveable environments found in metropolitan centres have been highlighted as factors that encourage the clustering of knowledge workers (KWs), that is, workers in knowledge-based industries. This paper studies how proximity to metropolitan cores encourages spatial clustering of KWs and affects their commuting patterns. To do this, we analyse the clustering and commuting patterns of KWs in the Barcelona (BMA) and Helsinki (HMA) metropolitan areas and measure their levels of concentration and polycentrism. Results show that metropolitan core in both metropolitan areas retains a large amount of commuting although the physical proximity to the metropolitan core becomes a key factor for spatial clustering of KWs only in the Barcelona case. In Helsinki, spatial clustering of KWs mainly follows suburban spatial patterns; in that sense, long commutes to the metropolitan core do happen.
dc.format.extent17 p.
dc.publisherInderScience Publishers
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Urbanisme::Aspectes socials
dc.subject.lcshCluster housing -- Spain -- Barcelona
dc.subject.lcshCluster housing -- Finland -- Helsinki
dc.subject.lcshUrban density -- Spain -- Barcelona
dc.subject.lcshUrban density -- Finland -- Helsinki
dc.subject.lcshMetropolitan areas -- Finland -- Helsinki
dc.subject.lcshResidential mobility -- Spain -- Barcelona
dc.subject.lcshResidential mobility -- Finland -- Helsinki
dc.subject.otherKnowledge workers
dc.subject.otherResidential clustering
dc.subject.otherCommuting patterns
dc.titleClustering and commuting patterns of knowledge workers: a comparative analysis of Barcelona and Helsinki metropolitan areas
dc.subject.lemacConjunts residencials -- Catalunya -- Barcelona
dc.subject.lemacConjunts residencials -- Finlàndia -- Helsinki
dc.subject.lemacDensitat urbana -- Catalunya -- Barcelona
dc.subject.lemacDensitat urbana -- Finlàndia -- Helsinki
dc.subject.lemacÀrea Metropolitana de Barcelona
dc.subject.lemacMobilitat residencial -- Catalunya -- Barcelona
dc.subject.lemacMobilitat residencial -- Finlàndia -- Helsinki
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. CPSV - Centre de Política de Sòl i Valoracions
dc.rights.accessRestricted access - publisher's policy
dc.description.versionPostprint (published version)
upcommons.citation.authorMarmolejo, C., Chica, J.
upcommons.citation.publicationNameInternational Journal of Knowledge-Based Developent

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