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Adolescent neighborhood context and young adult economic outcomes for low-income African Americans and Latinos

George Galster, Anna Santiago, Jessica Lucero and Jackie Cutsinger.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2016; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Household Analysis; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location. 13731 words.

We quantify how young adult employment and educational outcomes for low-income African Americans and Latinos relate to their adolescent neighborhood conditions. Data come from surveys of...

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The African Financial Development and Financial Inclusion Gaps

Franklin Allen, Elena Carletti, Robert Cull, Jun ‘QJ’ Qian, Lemma Senbet and Patricio Valenzuela.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 8314 words.

This paper investigates the African financial development and financial inclusion gaps relative to other peer developing countries. Using a set of variables related to financial development...

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Agricultural productivity shocks, labour reallocation and rural–urban migration in China

Luigi Minale.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 10744 words.

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This article analyses the way households in rural China use rural–urban migration and off-farm work as a response to negative productivity shocks in...

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Agricultural Trade and Productivity Growth: A State-level Analysis

Munisamy Gopinath and P. Lynn Kennedy.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

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

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Agri-environmental Policy and Urban Development Patterns: A General Equilibrium Analysis

Thomas Coisnon, Walid Oueslati and Julien Salanié.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Agricultural Economics. 8070 words.

This paper investigates the spatial effects that the provision of environmental public goods have on residential location choices in a suburban context. Specifically, a spatial general...

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Amenities and spatial talent distribution: evidence from the Chinese IT industry

Huasheng Song, Min Zhang and Ruqu Wang.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 8714 words.

Provincial-level data from the Chinese IT industry from 2003 to 2011 is used to investigate how amenities affect the distribution of workers’ locations. We find spatial autocorrelation...

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The amenity value of climate to households in Germany

Katrin Rehdanz and David Maddison.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2009; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Household Analysis. 7049 words.

Despite the importance of as comprehensive as possible damage cost estimates to cost benefit analyses of global attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, few researchers have attempted...

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An Analysis of Consumer Food Shopping Behavior Using Supermarket Scanner Data: Differences by Income and Location

Eugene Jones.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1997; p ublished online December 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Services; Household Analysis. 0 words.

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An Analysis of Regional Economic Growth in the U.S. Midwest

Daniel C. Monchuk, John A. Miranowski, Dermot J. Hayes and Bruce A. Babcock.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Entrepreneurship; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Public Economics; Agricultural Economics. 9448 words.

In this paper, we examine more closely some of the forces that underlie economic growth at the county level. In an effort to describe a much more comprehensive regional economic growth...

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Analyzing the Impact of Wal-Mart Supercenters on Local Food Store Sales

Georgeanne M. Artz and Kenneth E. Stone.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Services; Household Analysis. 3855 words.

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Are Chinese Cities Too Small?

Chun-Chung Au and J. Vernon Henderson.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2006; p ublished online July 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 15130 words.

This paper models and estimates net urban agglomeration economies for cities. Economic models of cities postulate an inverted U shape of real income per worker against city employment,...

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Are The Poverty Effects of Trade Policies Invisible?

Monika Verma, Thomas W. Hertel and Ernesto Valenzuela.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; International Trade; Welfare and Poverty; Agricultural Economics; Household Analysis. 8255 words.

Beginning with the WTO's Doha Development Agenda and establishment of the Millennium Development Goal of reducing poverty by 50 percent by 2015, poverty impacts of trade reforms have become...

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Best Education Money Can Buy? Capitalization of School Quality in Finland

Oskari Harjunen, Mika Kortelainen and Tuukka Saarimaa.

in CESifo Economic Studies

June 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Public Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Household Analysis. 10072 words.

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By international comparison, Finnish pupil achievement is high and school achievement differences small. The Finnish education system is unusual also...

Big plant closures and local employment

Jordi Jofre-Monseny, Maria Sánchez-Vidal and Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Demand and Supply of Labour. 10469 words.

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This paper estimates the impact of large plant closures on the local employment in the affected industry. Specifically, we examine the closure of 45...

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Calculating Rural-Urban Food Price Differentials from Unit Values in Household Expenditure Surveys: A Comparison with Existing Methods and A New Procedure

Amita Majumder, Ranjan Ray and Kompal Sinha.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

October 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Household Analysis. 9385 words.

While purchasing power parity (PPP) between countries has received a great deal of attention, PPP calculations within countries have received less attention. The idea that one unit of...

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Can “High Costs” Justify Weak Demand for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage?

Thomas Davidoff.

in The Review of Financial Studies

August 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economics; Demographic Economics; Public Economics; Banking; Household Analysis. 15226 words.

Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (“HECMs”) implicitly bundle nondefaultable credit lines with put options that let borrowers, or their heirs, sell mortgaged homes for the credit line limit...

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Can Housing Risk Be Diversified? A Cautionary Tale from the Housing Boom and Bust

John Cotter, Stuart Gabriel and Richard Roll.

in The Review of Financial Studies

March 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 9996 words.

This study evaluates the effectiveness of geographic diversification in reducing housing investment risk. To characterize diversification potential, we estimate spatial correlation and...

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A Century of Research on Rural Development and Regional Issues

Elena G. Irwin, Andrew M. Isserman, Maureen Kilkenny and Mark D. Partridge.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regional Government Analysis; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 18020 words.

Rural North America has undergone a major economic transformation over the past century due to labor-saving technological progress, reductions in transport costs, and rising household...

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Changing Government Policy and the Rural Poor: Discussion

Elizabeth E. Davis.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1998; p ublished online December 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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Cities, Workers, and Wages: A Structural Analysis of the Urban Wage Premium

E. D. Gould.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Household Analysis. 12713 words.

Workers earn higher wages in cities vs. rural areas. This gap could arise because cities make workers more productive, or it could be the result of a non-random selection of workers into...

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