DOES DISTANCE MAKE GOOD NEIGHBORS? THE ROLE OF SPATIAL EXTERNALITIES AND INCOME IN RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT PATTERNS

Scattered residential development is explained using a theoretical model of residential location in which household interactions generate externalities that determine location choices. Results demonstrate the role of income and heterogeneous preferences in generating this form of sprawl. Among our findings is that rising income generates only temporary increases in sprawl.


Issue Date:
2004
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/19973
Total Pages:
25
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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