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The Income Elasticity of Demand for Housing: Evidence from Concentration Curves


  • Hansen, Julia L.
  • Formby, John P.
  • Smith, W. James


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  • Hansen, Julia L. & Formby, John P. & Smith, W. James, 1996. "The Income Elasticity of Demand for Housing: Evidence from Concentration Curves," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 39(2), pages 173-192, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:juecon:v:39:y:1996:i:2:p:173-192

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