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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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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...

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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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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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...

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Household Migration Decisions as Survival Strategy: The Case of Burkina Faso

Adama Konseiga.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2007; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Household Analysis. 10022 words.

This article examines the motivations behind the important migration from Burkina Faso to Cote d'Ivoire, the economic pole in the West African Economic and Monetary Union. This article uses...

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Inter-city migration in China: a recurrent-event duration analysis of repeat migration

Ming Tian, Zheng Tian and Brian Cushing.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Econometric and Statistical Methods; Special Topics; Economic Development. 8715 words.

This paper focuses on repeat migration of migrant workers in China. We explore repeat migration from the perspective of the duration of each migration stage in one’s migration history. The...

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Optimal Portfolio Choice with Predictability in House Prices and Transaction Costs

Stefano Corradin, José L. Fillat and Carles Vergara-Alert.

in The Review of Financial Studies

March 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Household Analysis. 26414 words.

We develop and solve a model of optimal portfolio choice with transaction costs and predictability in house prices. We model house prices using a process with a time-varying expected growth...

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The plane of living and the precrisis evolution of housing values in the USA

John Carruthers and Gordon F. Mulligan.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Household Analysis. 11868 words.

This article explores the relationship between quality-of-life differentials and housing values in the decades leading up to the recent financial crisis in the USA. The analysis combines...

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Reversing the rural race to the bottom: an evolutionary model of neo-endogenous rural development

Martin Petrick.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

September 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Regional Government Analysis; Household Analysis. 12128 words.

This article contributes to the understanding of neo-endogenous rural development from the perspective of evolutionary game theory. Rural development is modelled as the increasing...

Using Global Positioning Systems in Household Surveys for Better Economics and Better Policy

John Gibson and David McKenzie.

in The World Bank Research Observer

January 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 9812 words.

Distance and location are the important determinants of many choices that economists study. Economists often rely on information about these variables that is self-reported by respondents...

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