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A Life-Cycle Empirical Analysis of Migration and Climate By Race
  • P. Graves
  • Economics, Medicine
  • Journal of urban economics
  • 1 April 1979
TLDR
The role of climate amenities in net migration behavior over the life-cycle, by race, is explored, and holding constant climate is seen to greatly improve the performance of traditional economic variables. Expand
Migration and Climate
  • P. Graves
  • Economics, Medicine
  • Journal of regional science
  • 1 May 1980
TLDR
It is argued that an important systematic influence on regional growth and decline is the climate offered at various locations. Expand
The Robustness of Hedonic Price Estimation: Urban Air Quality
The paper did not originally have an abstract. It explores the robustness of hedonic pricing estimation, focusing on four areas: 1) variable selection and treatment, 2) measurement error, 3)Expand
On the Role of Amenities in Models of Migration and Regional Development
TLDR
A framework is developed which motivates a new assessment of existing alternative models of regional development, indicating the need for additional modeling efforts which focus upon amenities as critical elements in such analyses. Expand
Economics Departmental Rankings: Research Incentives, Constraints, and Efficiency
The paper has no abstract, but is an early contributor to the literature that ranks economics departments according to the publication performance of affiliated faculty. Additional considerations areExpand
Household migration: theoretical and empirical results.
TLDR
A consumption theory of migration is developed which supplements the traditional job search models and an empirically testable implication is that the probability of migration should be positively related to changes in the absolute value of those exogenous variables which lead to altered demands for non-traded goods. Expand
Migration With a Composite Amenity: The Role of Rents
  • P. Graves
  • Economics, Medicine
  • Journal of regional science
  • 1 November 1983
An attempt is made to analyze the phenomenon of migration using rent as the single variable that could serve as a proxy for the many amenities that might affect migration patterns. A theoreticalExpand
Multimarket Amenity Compensation and the Behavior of the Elderly
This paper did not have an abstract at publication. However, it shows that retirees move, as expected in the Roback model, to where amenities are largely capitalized into labor markets. To examineExpand
Migration and Job Change: A Multinomial Logit Approach
A multinomial logit model of residence and job change is developed and estimated using U.S. data from the Michigan Panel Study of Income Dynamics. It is found that both housing demand and job searchExpand
A reexamination of migration, economic opportunity, and the quality of life
The paper lacks an abstract, but corrects an earlier paper and introduces a more nuanced approach to the role of climate in human location and relocation.
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