Graves, Philip E. (1983): Migration with a composite amenity: the role of rents. Published in: Journal of Regional Science , Vol. 23, No. 4 : pp. 541-546.
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The paper lacks an abstract, but argues that spatially-varying rents can act as a proxy for the bundle of amenities available. Rising national incomes result in movement toward normal amenity locations and away from inferior locations.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Migration with a composite amenity: the role of rents|
|Keywords:||migration; amenities; rent compensation; weather; climate|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O18 - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
N - Economic History > N9 - Regional and Urban History
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics
D - Microeconomics > D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J0 - General
|Depositing User:||Philip E. Graves|
|Date Deposited:||11. Jan 2010 07:46|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 03:24|
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