Measuring the Size and Growth of Cities Using Nighttime Light

This paper uses nighttime luminosity to estimate a globally comparable measure of the size of metropolitan areas around the world for the years 2000 and 2010. We apply recently-proposed methodologies that correct the known problems of available nighttime luminosity data including blurring, instabili...

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Autores Principales: Ch, Rafael, Martin, Diego A., Vargas, Juan F.
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Publicado: Journal of Urban Economics 2020
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