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Critiquing construct validity in world city network research: Moving from office location networks to inter-organizational projects in the modelling of intercity business flows

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The interlocking world city network model and other office location approaches (OLAs) have become the most widely used empirical models of the world city network (WCN). Despite numerous methodological improvements, they continue to rely on a legacy of using data on office locations of firms to indirectly estimate intercity business flows. To advance the dialogue about how to improve on existing empirical models of the WCN, we examine the content, construct and structural validity of OLAs. We ...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1111/gean.12226

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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Geographical Analysis Journal website
Volume:
53
Issue:
2
Pages:
355-376
Publication date:
2019-12-19
Acceptance date:
2019-11-06
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EISSN:
1538-4632
ISSN:
0016-7363
Source identifiers:
1074498
Language:
English
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pubs:1074498
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pubs:1074498
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2019-11-27

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