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Robert Stimson

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Report

1 Jan 2010

A new geography of Functional Economic Regions (FERs) has been created across the large metropolitan city regions and across the non-metropolitan areas of the nation. The demarcation of FRRs, which are formed on spatial building blocks known as SLAs (Statistical Local Areas), uses a methodology...

Conference paper

4 Dec 2008

A spatially weighted regression approach is used to model the determinants of spatial differentials in endogenous regional employment growth and decline across nonmetropolitan Local Government Areas in Australia over the decade 1996-2006. The differential or regional component derived from a shift-share analysis of employment change...

Report

1 Jan 2005

Fault Lines Exposed intends to understand inequality across Australian cities and towns. Social and economic change in Australia has resulted in the emergence of disparities in advantage and disadvantage between metropolitan communities and regional localities, towns and cities. In 1999 the book Community Opportunity...

Journal article

1 Jan 2005

Australia's large regional cities and towns display wide variation in how they are adjusting to the socioeconomic transitions that have occurred over the past decade. In terms of socio-economic advantage and disadvantage these changes, which are often associated with globalization, wider economic and technological restructuring,...

Report

1 Jan 2001

"... Geography plays a crucial role in the operation of economic and social processes, a dimension ignored in much current Australian public policy development and program implementation. The fundamental rearrangement of spatial patterns of activity presents major challenge for the people, businesses, and politicians of...

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