April 10, 2018 – Knowledge base shapes use of space: Knowledge-workers’ interrelated choices of residence, workplace and commute

Date: April 10, 2018

Presenter: Dr. Juanjuan ZHAO (SMART-FM)

Supervisor: Prof. Chris ZEGRAS (MIT-DUSP)


Abstract: This presentation will address the attraction and retention of highly qualified labor force (termed as knowledge-workers) within the metropolitan regions, as they are the critical individual agents of knowledge transmission and creation in the age of knowledge economy. It will offer a conceptual framework through which to analyze the preference and choice of residential location, workplace location, as well as the commute mode among knowledge-workers.


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