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Interrelationship between poverty and the wildland--urban interface in metropolitan areas of the Southern US

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  • Seong-Hoon Cho
  • Suhyun Jung
  • Roland K. Roberts
  • Seung Gyu Kim

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This research disentangles the relationship between Wildland--Urban Interface (WUI) area and poverty in metropolitan areas of the Southern US where urban sprawl has intensified and high-poverty regions have persisted. Results confirm that the enlargement of WUI areas increases urban poverty, which in turn causes WUI areas to expand. This finding validates the underlying hypothesis: expansion of the WUI excludes people in poor inner-city neighbourhoods from educational and economic opportunities that occur in suburban areas and the problems related to inner-city poverty push the rich away from the inner city.

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  • Seong-Hoon Cho & Suhyun Jung & Roland K. Roberts & Seung Gyu Kim, 2012. "Interrelationship between poverty and the wildland--urban interface in metropolitan areas of the Southern US," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(11), pages 1405-1416, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:applec:44:y:2012:i:11:p:1405-1416
    DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2010.541392
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