Commuting distances in a household location choice model with amenities
AbstractObserved commuting distances generally exceed those predicted by standard models of household location choice. This paper develops a model with locational amenities and two job centers. It is shown that differences in household preferences for amenities can lead to various types of residential location patterns, some of which result in higher average commuting distances in the city.
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Volume (Year): 63 (2008)
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