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Estimating the General Equilibrium Benefits of Large Changes in Spatially Delineated Public Goods
The purpose of this article is to report a new approach for measuring the general equilibrium willingness to pay for large changes in spatially delineated public goods such as air quality. WeExpand
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Do People Vote with Their Feet? An Empirical Test of Tiebout's Mechanism
Charles Tiebout's suggestion that people "vote with their feet" for communities with optimal bundles of taxes and public goods has played a central role in local public finance for over 50 years.Expand
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Endogenous open space amenities in a locational equilibrium
Little is known about the equilibrium impact of open space protection and growth control policies on the entire metropolitan landscape. This paper is an initial attempt to evaluate open spaceExpand
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Foreclosure, Vacancy and Crime
This paper examines the impact of residential foreclosures and vacancies on violent and property crime. To overcome confounding factors, a difference-in-difference research design is applied to aExpand
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Promise Scholarship Programs as Place-Making Policy: Evidence from School Enrollment and Housing Prices
Place-based “Promise” scholarship programs—which guarantee financial aid for qualifying graduates of a school district—have proliferated in recent years. Using data from multiple sites, we compareExpand
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General equilibrium benefits for environmental improvements: projected ozone reductions under EPA's Prospective Analysis for the Los Angeles air basin
Abstract This research demonstrates how locational equilibrium models can be used for benefit measurement with the detail required to match EPA's benefit analysis for the first Prospective Analysis.Expand
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Racial Sorting and the Emergence of Segregation in American Cities
Residential segregation by race grew sharply during the early twentieth century as black migrants from the South arrived in northern cities. Using newly assembled neighborhood-level data, we provideExpand
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Do People Vote with Their Feet? An Empirical Test of Environmental Gentrification
Tiebout’s (1956) suggestion that people “vote with their feet” to find the community that provides their optimal bundle of taxes and public goods has played a central role in the theory of localExpand
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The External Costs of Transporting Petroleum Products by Pipelines and Rail: Evidence from Shipments of Crude Oil from North Dakota
This paper constructs new estimates of the air pollution and greenhouse gas costs from long-distance movement of petroleum products by rail and pipelines. While crude oil transportation has generatedExpand
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Racial Segregation in Housing Markets and the Erosion of Black Wealth
Housing is the most important asset for the vast majority of American households and a key driver of racial disparities in wealth. This paper studies how residential segregation by race eroded blackExpand
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