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Impact of School Quality and Neighborhoods on Housing Prices in Moscow

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  • Chugunov, D.

    (Institute of Studies of Education, NRU HSE, Moscow, Russia)

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    The author investigates the influence of school quality and neighborhood characteristics on housing prices in the districts of Moscow city. The research revealed that the Soviet model of intracity settlement - on a residence permit - has been destroyed, as well as connections between the real estate market and factors of social environment, including quality of schools and education provided there. Today there is a quasimarket of educational services. Market laws work only in private sector of education. Presence of quality school in the district is a significant factor of social environment for solvent individuals at choosing place of living in Moscow. Real estate buyers that prefer quality education, make a choice in the favor of private schools that in its turn has an impact on the cost of apartments.

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    Article provided by New Economic Association in its journal Journal of the New Economic Association.

    Volume (Year): 17 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 87-112

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    Handle: RePEc:nea:journl:y:2013:i:17:p:87-112

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