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Spatial analysis of residential land prices in Belgium: accessibility, linguistic border, and environmental amenities

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  • GOFETTE-NAGOT, Florence
  • REGINSTER, Isabelle
  • THOMAS, Isabelle

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G offette -N agot F., R eginster I. and T homas I. Spatial analysis of residential land prices in Belgium: accessibility, linguistic border, and environmental amenities, Regional Studies . This paper explores the spatial variation of land prices in Belgium. The originality of the methodology is threefold: to work at the spatial extent of an entire country; to compute accessibility measures to all jobs and several representations of the environmental amenities; and, more importantly, to test the hypothesis that jobs influence land prices only in the same linguistic region. Spatial autocorrelation is accounted for. The results show that the linguistic border acts as a strong barrier in the spatial pattern of land prices and that environmental variables have no significant effect at this spatial scale. G offette -N agot F., R eginster I. et T homas I. Analyse spatiale des prix des terrains à usage résidentiel en Belgique: accessibilité, frontière linguistique et aménités environnementales, Regional Studies . Cet article analyse la variabilité spatiale des prix fonciers en Belgique. L'originalité de la méthodologie est: de travailler à l’échelle d'un pays entier; de calculer des mesures d'accessibilité à tous les emplois et plusieurs représentations des variables d'environnement; et surtout de tester l'hypothèse que seuls les emplois de la même région linguistique influencent les prix fonciers. Les modèles estimés tiennent compte de l'autocorrélation spatiale. Les résultats montrent que la frontière linguistique agit comme une barrière forte dans la distribution spatiale des prix fonciers et que les variables environnementales n'ont pas d'effet significatif à cette échelle spatiale. Prix foncier Accessibilité Effet frontalier Environnement Belgique G offette -N agot F., R eginster I. und T homas I. Raumanalyse der Wohngrundstückspreise in Belgien: Verfügbarkeit, Sprachgrenze und Umweltattraktionen,

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Paper provided by Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) in its series CORE Discussion Papers RP with number -2448.

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Note: In : Regional Studies, 45(9), 1253-1268, 2011
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  1. PHOLO BALA, Alain & PEETERS, Dominique & THOMAS, Isabelle, 2013. "Spatial issues on a hedonic estimation of rents in Brussels," CORE Discussion Papers 2013036, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).
  2. Nathalie Picard & Constantinos Antoniou, 2011. "Econometric guidance for developing UrbanSim models. First lessons from the SustainCity project," ERSA conference papers ersa11p1494, European Regional Science Association.
  3. Jean CavailhËs & Isabelle Thomas, 2011. "The influence of urban sprawl on farmland prices in Belgium (refereed paper)," ERSA conference papers ersa10p1628, European Regional Science Association.

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