• Economics
  • Published 2007

Residential Location and Household Expenditures on Transport and Housing: The Example of the Greater Paris Region

@inproceedings{Berri2007ResidentialLA,
  title={Residential Location and Household Expenditures on Transport and Housing: The Example of the Greater Paris Region},
  author={Akli Berri},
  year={2007}
}
This paper describes how household car ownership and use are strongly influenced by residential location. Inversely, transport-related motivations like travel time take part in the choice of the place of residence. This paper examines how this interaction “translates” in terms of budget shares devoted to these two items by households of the Greater Paris region. The results raise doubts about the effectiveness of a trade-off between transport costs and housing costs, at least in the case of low… CONTINUE READING