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dc.contributor.author Carreras, Miquel
dc.contributor.author Serra, Daniel
dc.contributor.other Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Departament d'Economia i Empresa
dc.date.accessioned 2020-05-25T09:26:50Z
dc.date.available 2020-05-25T09:26:50Z
dc.date.issued 1997-03-01
dc.identifier https://econ-papers.upf.edu/ca/paper.php?id=220
dc.identifier.citation Socio Economic Planning Sciences, 33, 2, (1999)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/472
dc.description.abstract The optimal location of services is one of the most important factors that affects service quality in terms of consumer access. On the other hand, services in general need to have a minimum catchment area so as to be efficient. In this paper a model is presented that locates the maximum number of services that can coexist in a given region without having losses, taking into account that they need a minimum catchment area to exist. The objective is to minimize average distance to the population. The formulation presented belongs to the class of discrete P--median--like models. A tabu heuristic method is presented to solve the problem. Finally, the model is applied to the location of pharmacies in a rural region of Spain.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries Economics and Business Working Papers Series; 220
dc.rights L'accés als continguts d'aquest document queda condicionat a l'acceptació de les condicions d'ús establertes per la següent llicència Creative Commons
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/
dc.title On optimal location with treshold requirements
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaper
dc.date.modified 2020-05-25T09:17:09Z
dc.subject.keyword discrete facility location
dc.subject.keyword threshold
dc.subject.keyword tabu search
dc.subject.keyword Microeconomics
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess

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