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The Life Course and Residential Mobility in British Housing Markets
There is a substantial research literature on residential mobility in general, and the role of housing space in triggering moves in particular. The authors extend that research to mobility in British
Housing Tenure Choice in Transitional Urban China: A Multilevel Analysis
Using a 1996 national survey of housing in China and a multilevel modelling technique, we examine housing tenure choice in transitional urban China where households have been granted limited freedom
Residential preferences and neighborhood racial segregation: A test of the schelling segregation model
  • W. Clark
  • Economics
    Demography
  • 1 February 1991
TLDR
The preference/tolerance schedules that are derived from the data have a different functional form from that suggested by Schelling, but confirm the view that stable integrated equilibria are unlikely.
Life course events and residential change: unpacking age effects on the probability of moving
  • W. Clark
  • Economics, Sociology
  • 1 October 2013
We know that life course events, especially divorce and separation, trigger residential moves, but we know less about how these and other life course events intersect with how far people move and the
Life Cycle and Housing Adjustment as Explanations of Residential Mobility
The paper develops a typology of reasons for residential mobility and systematises the many survey analyses of reasons for moving. The relative importance of life cycle and housing adjustment
Tenure Changes in the Context of Micro-level Family and Macro-level Economic Shifts
Almost all the work to date on tenure changes, specifically the move from rent to own, has been derived from cross-sectional analysis of this important housing market decision. Economists have
Residential Mobility and Neighbourhood Outcomes
When households move they obviously weigh both the quality of the house and the quality of the neighbourhood in their decision process. But, to the extent that housing quality and neighbourhood
Housing Careers in the United States, 1968-93: Modelling the Sequencing of Housing States
The research in this paper focuses on the housing career during a household's life-course. The housing career is the sequence of housing states defined in terms of tenure and the quality/price of the
Understanding the social context of the Schelling segregation model
TLDR
New and increasingly detailed survey data on preferences demonstrates the embeddedness of the Schelling selection process in the social behaviors of choosing alternative residential compositions and demonstrates that, in the multicultural context, seemingly mild preferences for living with similar neighbors carry the potential to be strong determinants for own race selectivity and residential segregation.
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