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Title: Community choices and housing demands: a spatial analysis of the southern Appalachian highlands

Author: Cho, Seong-Hoon; Newman, David H.; Wear, David N.;

Date: 2005

Source: Housing Studies, Vol. 20(4): 549-569

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: This paper examines housing demand using an integrated approach that combines residential decisions about choices of community in the Southern Appalachian region with the application of a Geographic Information System (GIS). The empirical model infers a distinctive heterogeneity in the characteristics of community choices. The results also indicate that socio-economic motives strongly affect urban housing demands while environmental amenities affect those of rural housing demand.

Keywords: Community choices, housing decisions, spatial econometrics

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Cho, Seong-Hoon; Newman, David H.; Wear, David N. 2005. Community choices and housing demands: a spatial analysis of the southern Appalachian highlands. Housing Studies, Vol. 20(4): 549-569

 


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