Thompson, James H.
October 1956
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Oct56, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p70
Academic Journal
Definition of the geographic limits of local labor markets has practical importance in appraising available labor supplies and theoretical interest for explaining worker mobility patterns. 'Taken together, a number of recent studies of the "journey to work" reveal interindustry and interregional differences in commuting patterns and a variety of factors that seem to account for these differences. The author of this article presents a framework for a comparative analysis of these studies and attempts to reconcile differences among them in the results obtained.


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