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April 12, 2022

LOCATION QUOTIENT AS A LOCAL INDEX OF RESIDENTIAL SEGREGATION. THEORETICAL AND APPLIED ASPECTS

Sul Volume 76, n. 1 della Rivista Italiana di Economia Demografia e StatisticaFederico BenassiMassimiliano Crisci e Stefania Rimoldi hanno pubblicato l’articolo  “Location quotient as a local index of residential segregation” 

     “The location quotient (LQ), a ratio of ratios, is a widely known geographic index
(Isard, 1960). It is used to measure and map relative distributions or relative
concentrations of a character in a subarea compared to the area as a whole (Wheeler,
2005). Originally adopted in regional economic studies (Crawley et al., 2013),
recently it has been proposed as a local index in studies of residential segregation of
foreign population (Apparicio et al., 2008; Iglesias-Pascual et al., 2019).” …

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