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

  • Authors: Cho, Seong-Hoon; Newman, David H.; Wear, David N.
  • Publication Year: 2005
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
  • Source: Housing Studies, Vol. 20(4): 549-569
  • DOI: 10.1080/02673030500114433

Abstract

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.

  • Citation: 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
  • Keywords: Community choices, housing decisions, spatial econometrics
  • Posted Date: December 22, 2006
  • Modified Date: October 11, 2018
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