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Suburban shocks: assessing locational vulnerability to rising household fuel and mortgage interest costs

  title={Suburban shocks: assessing locational vulnerability to rising household fuel and mortgage interest costs},
  author={Jago Dodson and Neil G. Sipe},
One of the most discussed economic phenomena since early 2005 has been the marked increase in the global price of oil. The rising global price of oil has been translated into rising domestic fuel costs. Given the heavy dependence of Australian urban transport systems on cheap fuel the rising global oil price raises questions about the impact this phenomenon will have on urban households. The sustained relatively high price of oil has begun to influence other price sectors and the Board of the… Expand

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