Residential satisfaction as an intervening variable in residential mobility

  title={Residential satisfaction as an intervening variable in residential mobility},
  author={Alden Speare},
The stress-threshold model (Wolpert, 1965; Brown and Moore, 1970) assumes that people do not consider moving unless they experience residential stress. This paper develops a similar model of residential mobility in which residential satisfaction acts as an intervening variable between individual and residence variables and mobility. The model is tested with data from a panel study of Rhode Island residents. The results indicate that residential satisfaction at the first interview is related to… CONTINUE READING

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