Do we know regulatory barriers when we see them? An exploration using zoning and development indicators

@article{Knaap2007DoWK,
  title={Do we know regulatory barriers when we see them? An exploration using zoning and development indicators},
  author={Gerrit Knaap and Stuart Meck and Terry Moore and Robert K. Parker},
  journal={Housing Policy Debate},
  year={2007},
  volume={18},
  pages={711 - 749}
}
Abstract Many studies have demonstrated that zoning by local governments can have adverse effects on housing production and, consequently, on housing affordability. Most of these studies, however, use coarse measures of zoning regulations and thus provide little information about the nature and patterns of zoning itself. As a result, these studies offer little information that is useful in identifying when and where regulatory barriers exist. Gerrit‐Jan Knaap is executive director of the… 

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