John R. Ottensmann

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)

1315 East Tenth Street

Bloomington, IN 47405

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

48

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3,092

SSRN CITATIONS

28

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32

Scholarly Papers (48)

1.

On Population-Weighted Density

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Feb 2018
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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density, population-weighted density, urban density

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Density of Large Urban Areas in the U.S. and Barriers to Urban Expansion, 1950-2020

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 May 2023
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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density, housing units, urban density, housing unit density, barriers, mountains

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The Use (and Misuse) of Population-Weighted Density

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Nov 2021
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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density, population density, weighted density

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The Degree of Centralization in Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1950-2010

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Jan 2017
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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urban areas, centralization, decentralization

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An Alternative Approach to the Measurement of Urban Sprawl

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Jul 2018
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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urban sprawl, sprawl, suburbs, density

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Population Density in the Urban Core and Suburban Periphery of Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1980-2010

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 May 2020
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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Citation 1

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density, population density, urban

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The Negative Exponential Decline of Density in Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1950-2010

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Dec 2016
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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Density, Monocentric Model, Negative Exponential

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Measuring the Shape of Urban Areas

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Mar 2021
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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Citation 1

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shape, urban area, urbanized area

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The Development of an Urban Greenway Trail System and Levels of Crime

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Feb 2021
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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trail, greenway, crime, Indianapolis

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Interurban Railways and Urban America

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Aug 2018
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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Interurban, Urban Growth, Pacific Electric, Transportation, Indiana, Los Angeles, Southern California

11.

Measures of Nominal and Ordinal Population Diversity

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Jan 2020
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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diversity, population diversity

12.

On the Choice of Combined Statistical Areas

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Apr 2017
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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Metropolitan Statistical Areas, Combined Statistical Areas

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Defining Exurban Areas for the Analysis of Urban Patterns Over Time

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Jun 2017
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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exurban, urban, density

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The Evolution of Urban and Metropolitan Areas: An Essay

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Jun 2019
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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metropolitan areas, urbanized areas, urban population, census

15.

Exploring Urban Density

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Aug 2021
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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density, urban density, residential density, weighted density, negative exponential model

16.

Multifamily Housing in Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1970-2010

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Jan 2021
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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housing, multifamily, single-family, urban

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Density of Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1950-2010

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Dec 2016
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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Density, Urban Areas

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Studying the Child Obesity Epidemic with Natural Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. w14989
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 May 2009 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2022
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - Department of Economics, Indiana University - Children's Health Services Research, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), Georgia State University - Department of Economics, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
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Crime Rates Won’t Work: Analyzing Crime for Small Areas Taking into Account More Than Population

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Aug 2019
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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crime, crime rates, exposure, crime risk

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Neighborhood Racial and Ethnic Diversity and Residential Segregation in Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1980-2010

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Aug 2020
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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race, ethnicity, diversity, segregation, urban areas

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Components of Urban Growth for Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1950-2010

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Dec 2018
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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urban growth, urban areas, urban expansion

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Urban Development Over Time in Large Areas in the U.S., 1950-2010

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Apr 2019
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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urban development, urban areas, urban growth

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Developing Multiple Measures of Urban Patterns

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Nov 2017
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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Urban Patterns, Density, Dissimilarity, Centralization, Clustering, Moran's I, Spatial Autocorrelation, Urban Areas

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The Monocentric Model with Polycentric Employment: Ring versus Tract Estimates of the Negative Exponential Decline of Density

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Dec 2016
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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Density, Monocentric Model, Negative Exponential, Polycentric

25.

Racial and Ethnic Diversity—Why Not Measure It? Diversity in Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1980-2010

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Jul 2019
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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diversity, race, ethnicity, urban area

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The Shapes of Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1950-2010: Patterns, Causes, and Consequences

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Mar 2021
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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shape, urban areas, urban area shape, proximity

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Negative Exponential Model Parameters and Centralization in Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1950-2010

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Feb 2017
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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density,monocentric model, negative exponential, centralization

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Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Urban Core and Suburban Periphery of Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1980-2010

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Dec 2019
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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urban areas, race, ethnicity, diversity

29.

The Problem with Central City-Suburb Comparisons

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jan 2022
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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central city, suburb, metropolitan area, urban area, Metropolitan Statistical Area

30.

Density of Development in Newly Urbanized Areas Over Time

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Mar 2021
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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housing, density, urban development

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Nonlinear Estimation of the Negative Exponential Model of Population Density Decline

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 May 2022
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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density, negative exponential model, density decline, nonlinear regression, nonlinear estimation

32.

Measures of Urban Patterns in Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1950-2010

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Jan 2018
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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urban pattern, density, dissimilarity, centralization, Moran's

33.

Change in the Size and Distribution of Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1950-2020

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Apr 2023
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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urban area, Zipf's law, Gibrat's law, rank size rule, urban area size, housing units

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Exurban Areas around Large Urban Areas in the U.S. in 2010

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Oct 2017
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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Exurban Area, Urban Area, Density

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Ages of Cities: Temporal Aspects of the Growth of Large Urban Areas in the U.S.

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Apr 2019
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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urban areas, cities, age

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The Location of Employment in Large Urban Areas, 2002 and 2010

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Apr 2022
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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Urban employment, employment location, centralization, decentralization

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Two Dimensions of the Shape of Urban Areas

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Nov 2021
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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shape, proximity, irregularity, Urbanized Area

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The Measurement of the Irregularity of Urbanized Areas

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 May 2021
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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urban areas, Urbanized Areas, shape, irregularity

39.

Density and Sprawl in the Older and Newer Parts of Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1970-2020

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Jun 2023
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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density, urban areas, housing unit density, urban core, suburbs, suburban periphery, sprawl

40.

The Decline of the Density Gradient is Not a Good Measure of Decentralization

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Jun 2022
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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density, gradient, negative exponential, centralization, decentralization

41.

Time to Completion of Major Development in Newly Urbanized Areas for Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1960-2010

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Nov 2020
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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urban development, survival model, event history model

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Negative Exponential Model Parameters and the Size of Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1950-2010

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Mar 2017
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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Negative Exponential, Density Gradient, Density, Urban Areas, Urban Size

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Exurban Areas around Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1950-2010

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Oct 2017
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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Exurban, Urban, Density

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Employment Density Does Not Decline as a Negative Exponential Function of Distance from the Center

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Sep 2022
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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employment, employment density, negative exponential

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The Negative Exponential Decline of Density in Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1970-2020

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Aug 2023
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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density, urban density, negative exponential

46.

Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1980-2020

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Dec 2023
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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diversity, racial diversity, ethnic diversity, urban diversity

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The Extent of Centralization of Housing Units in Large American Cities, 1970-2020

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Oct 2023
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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centralization, housing units, urban areas

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Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Neighborhoods in Large Urban Areas in the U.S., 1980-2020

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Jan 2024
John R. Ottensmann
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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urban areas, diversity, racial diversity, ethnic diversity, neighborhood diversity, segregation, residential segregation