SIZE AND SHAPE MATTER: THE MODIFIABLE AREAL UNIT PROBLEM IN NEIGHBORHOOD EFFECTS RESEARCH.

Onubogu, Carl.
2017-04-24T15:10:55.701Z

Abstract: This paper serves as an exploration of the Modifiable Areal Unit Problem (MAUP) for professionals and researchers investigating neighborhood effects. It begins with a literature review that explores the MAUP and its relevance to an understanding neighborhood effects. Next it compares four different approaches to defining neighborhood boundaries by testing five variables aggregated to tho... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012233
ID: tufts:21970
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