Browse Dissertations and Theses - Economics by Subject "Urban and Regional Planning"

  • Martins, Eduardo Borges (1993)
    This dissertation presented an alternative method for use in the construction of hybrid regional input-output tables, based primarily on individual returns from the Census of Manufactures. Using this method, input-output ...

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  • Lai, Fu-Chuan (1995)
    Instead of using the absentee-landowner assumption which prevails in the literature, this study develops a generalized growth-control model with resident landowners. It is shown that resident landowners have a weaker taste ...

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  • Wagner, Melvin Jeffrey (1998)
    The prevailing low-level radioactive waste disposal facility siting paradigm has achieved very limited success, despite expensive cooperative efforts undertaken across a number of states. I begin this dissertation by ...

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  • Helms, Andrew Christopher (2002)
    This paper fills both gaps in the literature. Two detailed microdata sets document renovation activity among hundreds of thousands of buildings in two different cities and five-year periods: New York in the late 1960s, the ...

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  • Gonzalez, Patricio Alejandro Aroca (1995)
    The efficiency of the migration process as a market mechanism to equalize regional unemployment rate differentials in less developed countries has been the main aim of this thesis. First, we develop a dynamic model which ...

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  • Sexton, Edwin Allen (1988)
    Throughout the 1960's and 1970's housing market discrimination and labor force discrimination were fairly popular topics of study. This thesis attempts to combine the two fields of study by exploring the impact of segregation ...

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  • Ogura, Laudo Massaharu (2005)
    This dissertation studies the adoption of public policies by local jurisdictions. Chapter 1 considers tax competition between jurisdictions when investors have attachment to home. With mobile capital, jurisdictions' fear ...

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