Modelling Household Choices Of Dwelling And Local Public
AbstractIn this paper we present some results of a research project to develop and estimate a micro-econometric model of residential choice. The model is applied to a sample of Italian chief towns of district. The choice is assumed to depend on household characteristics, income, structural and environmental characteristics of the dwelling and of the town, local taxes and local expenditure on services and public goods. The model is used for simulating the effects of alternative systems of fiscal decentralisation upon public finance and household behaviour and welfare.
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Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: 11 Jun 2004
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Residential choice; Housing; Discrete choice; Fiscal Federalism;
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- D1 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior
- R2 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2004-06-13 (All new papers)
- NEP-CDM-2004-06-13 (Collective Decision-Making)
- NEP-DCM-2004-06-13 (Discrete Choice Models)
- NEP-GEO-2004-06-13 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-URE-2004-06-13 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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