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The Effect of Refugee Inflows on Host Communities: Evidence from Tanzania

Jennifer Alix-Garcia and David Saah.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; International Factor Movements and International Business; Household Analysis; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 8262 words.

Despite the large and growing number of humanitarian emergencies, there is little economic research on the impact of refugees and internally displaced people on the communities that receive...

The Effect of Wal-Mart Supercenters on Grocery Prices in New England

Richard J. Volpe and Nathalie Lavoie.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Services; Household Analysis; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 9238 words.

The competitive price effect of Wal-Mart Supercenters on national brand and private label grocery prices in New England is examined. We use primary price data collected on several identical...

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The Effects of Housing Prices, Wages, and Commuting Time on Joint Residential and Job Location Choices

Kim S. So, Peter F. Orazem and Daniel M. Otto.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2001; p ublished online November 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Household Analysis; Transportation Systems. 0 words.

An empirical model of joint decisions of where to live and where to work demonstrates that individuals make residential and job location choices by trading off wages, housing prices, and...

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The Effects of Price Risk on Housing Demand: Empirical Evidence from U.S. Markets

Lu Han.

in The Review of Financial Studies

November 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Household Analysis. 18059 words.

This article examines how price risk affects housing demand. It identifies two relevant channels: a financial risk effect that reduces demand, and a hedging effect that increases demand...

The effects of the global financial crisis on European regions and cities

Lewis Dijkstra, Enrique Garcilazo and Philip McCann.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 6418 words.

Growth before and especially after the crisis differed from large-city-led growth pattern. The crisis has led to big contractions especially in urban regions and in remote rural regions,...

Effects of Welfare Reform on Rural Counties and Labor Markets

Stephan J. Goetz and David Freshwater.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1997; p ublished online December 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Analysis. 0 words.

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An Empirical Exploration of the Population-Environment Nexus in India

Haimanti Bhattacharya and Robert Innes.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Demographic Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 10873 words.

This article presents an empirical study of population growth and environmental change using cross-section district-level data from South, Central, and West India. Environmental change is...

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Employment Growth and the Allocation of New Jobs: Spatial Spillovers of Economic and Fiscal Impacts*

Mitch Renkow.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics; Demand and Supply of Labour; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Transportation Systems. 2503 words.

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Employment Growth, Worker Mobility, and Rural Economic Development

Mitch Renkow.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2003; p ublished online May 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Household Analysis. 5993 words.

A county-level labor market model is estimated for North Carolina. The model accounts for inter-county commuting, migration, and within-county adjustments to labor demand shocks....

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Employment Opportunities in Rural Areas: Implications for Poverty in a Changing Policy Environment

Jill L. Findeis and Leif Jensen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1998; p ublished online December 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Analysis; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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Employment Stability and the Role of Sectoral Dominance in Rural Economies

Christopher Fawson, Dawn Thilmany and John E. Keith.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1998; p ublished online August 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis. 0 words.

Rural development has received renewed attention, particularly in the West, where there are opportunities for enhancing tourism in communities once reliant on extractive resources. The...

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Environmental Regulations and the Welfare Effects of Job Layoffs in the United States: A Spatial Approach

Nicolai V. Kuminoff, Todd Schoellman and Christopher Timmins.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

July 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Environmental Economics; Welfare Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 10350 words.

This article develops welfare-consistent measures of the employment effects of environmental regulation. Our analysis is based on a microeconomic model of how households with heterogeneous...

Estimating Ethnic Preferences Using Ethnic Housing Quotas in Singapore

Maisy Wong.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis. 18588 words.

This article estimates people's taste for living with own-ethnic-group neighbours using variation from a natural experiment in Singapore: ethnic housing quotas. I develop a location choice...

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Faces of Suburbanization: Residential Location Choice at the Urban Fringe*

Caroline Cunningham, Molly Espey, Lawrence R. Gering, Katherine H. King and Huiyan Lin.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 2344 words.

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Factors Influencing Urban Consumers' Acceptance of Genetically Modified Foods

Jae-Hwan Han and R. Wes Harrison.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Household Analysis; Agricultural Economics. 8458 words.

Linkages between consumer beliefs and attitudes regarding the risks and benefits of genetically modified foods and consumer purchase intentions for these foods are examined. Factors that...

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Fair Weather Friends? The Impact of the Creative Class on the Economic Health of Mid-sized US Metropolitan Areas, 1990–2009

Gary Sands and Laura A. Reese.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 9944 words.

This paper considers the relationship between creative class indicators and economic health in mid-sized American metropolitan areas before and during the Great Recession. Our primary...

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Female Labor Force Participation: A Comparison between Urban and Rural Families

Antonella Caiumi and Federico Perali.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 1997; p ublished online May 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Household Analysis. 0 words.

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Female Participation and Labor Market Attachment in Rural Canada

Euan Phimister, Esperanza Vera-Toscano and Alfons Weersink.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Household Analysis. 0 words.

This article explores the reasons for differences in female rural-urban participation rates by estimating a dynamic model of participation allowing for unobserved heterogeneity and state...

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Fringe Benefits Provision by Rural Small Businesses

Jayachandran N. Variyam and David S. Kraybill.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 1998; p ublished online May 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Household Analysis. 0 words.

We examine the relationship between employer size and the provision of fringe benefits in a large sample of rural businesses. A clear employer size-benefits relationship exists only in the...

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From periphery to core: measuring agglomeration effects using high-speed rail

Gabriel M Ahlfeldt and Arne Feddersen.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Transportation Systems. 15795 words.

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We analyze the economic impact of the German high-speed rail (HSR) connecting Cologne and Frankfurt, which provides plausibly exogenous variation in...