Estimating Housing Demand with an Application to Explaining Racial Segregation in Cities
AbstractWe present a three-stage estimation procedure to recover willingness to pay for housing attributes. In the first stage, we estimate a non-parametric hedonic home price function. Second, we recover each consumer's taste parameters for product characteristics using first order conditions for utility maximization. Finally, we estimate the distribution of household tastes as a function of household demographics. As an application of our methods, we compare alternative explanations for why blacks choose to live in center cities while whites suburbanize.
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Date of creation: Aug 2003
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Publication status: published as Bajari, Patrick and Matthew E. Kahn. "Estimating Housing Demand With An Application To Explaining Racial Segregation In Cities," Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 2005, v23(1,Jan), 20-33.
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- Patrick Bajari & Matthew E. Kahn, 2005. "Estimating Housing Demand With an Application to Explaining Racial Segregation in Cities," Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, American Statistical Association, vol. 23, pages 20-33, January.
- Patrick Bajari & Matthew E. Kahn, 2002. "Estimating Housing Demand with an Application to Explaining Racial Segregation in Cities," Working Papers 02011, Stanford University, Department of Economics.
- R0 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General
- C5 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling
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- NEP-ALL-2004-07-18 (All new papers)
- NEP-GEO-2004-07-18 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-URE-2004-07-18 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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