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Title: Geospatial analysis of local economic structures in the rangeland areas of the Northern Territory, South Australia and Western Australia
Contributor(s): Blackwell, Boyd  (author)orcid ; Dollery, Brian E  (author); Fischer, Andrew M (author); McFarlane, Jim  (author)
Publication Date: 2018
DOI: 10.1071/RJ17065
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/23418
Abstract: We examine the economic structure of Australian local government areas in the Northern Territory, South Australia and Western Australia using economic base theory and location quotients. Whereas the economic base approach is long established, in this paper we extend the three-staged geospatial visualisation method of Blackwell et al. (2017) to two additional state jurisdictions. Focusing on the economic structure of rangeland local government areas, we find that these vary significantly, implying that no single generic development policy is likely to be effective, but rather these need to be crafted individually. We demonstrate that geospatial visualisations of employment location quotients can identify local economic vulnerability as well as opportunity.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: The Rangeland Journal, 40(3), p. 251-262
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Place of Publication: Australia
ISSN: 1036-9872
1834-7541
Field of Research (FOR): 140205 Environment and Resource Economics
140218 Urban and Regional Economics
140202 Economic Development and Growth
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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