Journal of Regional Analysis & Policy

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Vol. 47, No. 2, 2017

More Money for Schools: Education Tax Referenda's Rural-Urban Divide
1.IntroductionPublic school finance in the United States is complex and inequitable. The U.S. Constitution does not delegate the power over education to the federal government, thus leaving education to the individual states. According to the National...
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The Importance of Regional Analysis in Evaluating Agricul-Tural Water Conservation Strategies
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionThe Texas High Plains is a semi-arid region where the primary source of water is the Ogallala Aquifer. Withdrawals from this aquifer continue to exceed the slow rate of recharge, making water conservation...
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Impact Analysis of the Walnut Creek Intensive Groundwater Use Control Area
1.IntroductionFor the majority of the 20th century, federal and state water policies in the western United States aimed to encourage settlement and develop surface water and groundwater natural resources for use by agriculture. Today, approximately 43...
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Immigrants, Self-Employment, and Growth in American Cities
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionSustained growth in self-employment over the past twenty years implies an increasing importance of knowledge related to the mechanisms associated with the trend and its impact. In 2009, the self-employed...
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Globalization, Institutions, and Income Convergence
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionAccording to the World Bank, an estimated 1.29 billion people lived on less than $1.25 a day in 2008. That is a marked improvement over the 1.94 billion who lived in extreme poverty in 1981. Given...
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Geographic Accessibility to Hospitals in the United States: Rurality and Insurance Coverage
1.IntroductionThere are many dimensions along which "accessibility" to health care can be defined, both spatial (distance, geography, and transportation-related) and nonspatial (social class, income, gender, etc.) (Wang and Luo, 2005). This paper constructs...
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An Expanded Look into the Role of Economic Diversity on Unemployment
1.IntroductionAs noted by Wagner (2000), the empirical literature examining the relationship between economic diversity and economic growth and stability is inconclusive. Reasons for this include the variety of measures of diversity, geographic scales,...
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Potential Economic Impacts of Inter-Regional Water Sales under Two Texas Aquifer Scenarios
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionAs metropolitan areas require additional water supplies to meet growing populations, many cities look to purchase water from outlying rural areas. Transferring water from rural agriculture to highervalued...
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Vol. 47, No. 1, 2017

Modelling Local Food Policy and Greenhouse Gas Emission Due to Transportation
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionLocal food advocates assert many attributes of local food that span sociological, health, safety, quality, economic and environmental considerations (Feenstra, 1997; Weatherell et al., 2003; Zepeda...
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The Role of the Housing Supply and the Regulatory Environment in Economic Growth of Micropolitan Statistical Areas
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionHistorically, regional growth and migration are driven by productivity. However, amenities have gradually become more important as incomes have increased (Graves, 1983). Big cities have more urban...
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State Taxes and Manufacturing Productivity: A Case Study of Arkansas
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionFrom 2002 through 2012, Arkansas saw less growth in the real dollar value of manufacturing, a greater decline in manufacturing's share of gross domestic product (GDP), and a faster rate of job loss...
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Economic Freedom and Emotional Well-Being
1.IntroductionOver the past several decades, a large theoretical and empirical literature has established that economic freedom - the mix of policies and institutions that emphasize the importance of personal freedom, voluntary exchange, protection of...
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The Spillover Effect of Ethnic Heterogeneity on Per-Pupil Expenditures
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionIn Jonathan Kozol's 1992 book, Savage Inequalities, he detailed massive inequalities in resources among schools across the United States. Kozol determined that these differences occurred across both...
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Regional Business Cycles in Canada: A Regime-Switching VAR Approach
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionIn general, regional business cycles would be expected to mimic national cycles because of the general transmission of cyclical impulses, such as monetary policy or consumer and producer sentiment...
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Vol. 46, No. 2, 2016

Exploring the Role of Unearned and Non-Wage Income on Regional Income Convergence
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionExogenous growth theory relates local economic growth to endowments and utilization of labor, capital, and an external technologic component (Solow, 1956; Swan, 1956). Assuming diminishing returns...
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Convergence in Venture Capital Investments: Evidence from a Panel of 18 US Regions
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionThere is substantial variation in economic growth across different regions (OECD, 2009). Romer (1986) discusses the role of knowledge creation and hightechnology clustering as a source of economic...
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An Analysis of the Economic Impacts of Big-Box Stores on a Community's Retail Sector: Evidence from Maine
1.IntroductionBig-box stores such as Walmart have gained popularity among shoppers in the past decade because of their low prices and wide merchandise availability. New retail development can create a much-needed positive economic boost in communities....
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Residential Electricity Demand in El Paso
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionClassical demand theory systematically includes income as a primary determinant (Barten, 1968). Most of the existing empirical literature on the residential demand for electricity reports a positive...
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Corruption and Voter Turnout: A Spatial Econometric Approach
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionEach county Board of Supervisors in Mississippi has five members elected to concurrent terms of four years. Under the "beat system," which was in place in all but two of the state's 82 counties before...
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A Short Empirical Note on State Misery Indexes
It is now possible to construct Okun's Misery Index (Nessen 2008) at the state level using data published by the BEA (see Aten et al., 2012). This note does so and makes the data available for the period 2008-2011. The Misery Index, defined as the sum...
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A Regional Tale of Two Income Taxes
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionConcerning the top marginal tax rate on personal income, the current 'race to the bottom' among many southern policymakers may bring about a unique set of consequences. Gordon and Slemrod (2000)...
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U.S. Shadow Economies, Corruption, and Entrepreneurship: State-Level Spatial Relations
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionWhat is the link between shadow economy size and public official corruption? This question lacks a clear answer in the current literature. The existing evidence points to corruption and the shadow...
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Vol. 46, No. 1, 2016

Impact of Intangible Cultural Capital on Regional Economic Development: A Study on Culture-Based Development in Greece
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionIn the conceptualisation of culture, a broadly accepted distinction is that between tangible (material) and intangible (immaterial) culture. However, as far as culture - and its position in Greece...
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Effects of Human Capital on the Growth and Survival of Swedish Businesses
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionHuman capital is made up of the education, experience, rience, inherited abilities, and developed skills that people use in their jobs to produce goods and services and to come up with new ideas...
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What Happened to Illinois' Economy Following the January 2011 Tax Increases? A Midwestern Comparison
1.IntroductionIn January 2010 Crain's Chicago Business, a highly respected local business publication, described Illinois' fiscal condition as "[meeting] the classic definition of insolvency: its liabilities far exceed its assets, and the state is not...
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Economic Freedom and Real Income
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionIn a recent Special Issue of this Journal, the topic of economic freedom and the economic ramifications and measures thereof were studied by a number of authors.1 These studies were those by Hall...
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Filling the Gaps: Explanations for Disparities in the Distribution of Dentists among U.S. Counties
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionThis paper examines regional disparities of dentists in the United States. This issue is important for several reasons. First, significant disparities in dental care access exist and the number of...
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60 Years Later and Still Going Strong: The Continued Relevance of the Tiebout Hypothesis
1. IntroductionIt has been sixty years since "A Pure Theory of Local Expenditures" was published by Charles Tiebout (1956) in the Journal of Political Economy. His paper provides both theory and evidence that people "vote" for the optimal share of public...
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Do People Follow Jobs or Do Jobs Follow People? the Case of Finland in an International Context
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionOver the past 50 years, regional and urban researchers have discussed the fundamental causes of regional growth processes. The chicken-and-egg controversy of whether people follow jobs or jobs follow...
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Vol. 45, No. 2, 2015

Uncovering Hidden Industry Linkages in Northeast Florida's Regional Economy: The Case for Export Expansion in Florida's Fourth Largest MSA
1. IntroductionIn this study, we focus on the Jacksonville metro-politan statistical area (MSA) to determine the sectors that are likely to drive economic growth and increase employment. The MSA includes five counties: Du-val, Clay, St. Johns, Nassau,...
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Industry Concentration and Regional Housing Market Performance
1. IntroductionThere is a long line of literature relating regional economic performance, variously defined, and re-gional industry concentration. Similarly, there is a long line of literature tying regional housing market performance to a number of...
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Local Government Border Congruence and the Fiscal Commons: Evidence from Ohio School Districts
1. IntroductionThere exists a rich literature studying the norma-tive and positive implications of overlapping jurisdic-tional boundaries of public governance structures in economics, political science, regional science, and public administration (Isard,...
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A Duration Analysis of Foreclosures to Sheriff Sales in Light of the Financial Crisis
1. IntroductionThe varied and complex dimensions of the mort-gage and housing crises continue to impact an in-creasing number of households, firms, and financial institutions. While the scholarly literature regarding foreclosures and sheriffsales concentrates...
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Loan Characteristics, Borrower Traits, and Home Mortgage Foreclosures: The Case of Sioux Falls, South Dakota
1. IntroductionThe causes and macroeconomic effects of the questionable lending practices of the period leading up to the Great Recession have been widely discussed and documented. Much has been made of the rever-beration through the economy of the effect...
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The Effect of Eminent Domain on Private and Mixed Development on Property Values
1. IntroductionEminent domain (ED) is popularly deemed either an important tool for elevating the living standards in neighborhoods and rejuvenating cities or a violation of private property rights. Munch (1976, p. 473) de-scribes ED as "the legal right...
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Publishing in the Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy and an Evaluation (Via Citation Counts) of JRAP's Influence on Scholarship in Regional Science
1. IntroductionSome 15 years ago Marcouiller and Deller (2001), following a similar paper in the Review of Regional Studies (Durden and Knox, 2000), looked at the first thirty years of the Journal of Regional Analysis and Pol-icy (JRAP) and its scholarly...
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Vol. 45, No. 1, 2015

A Method for Improving Economic Contribution Studies for Regional Analysis
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionWhen considering issues of economic development, people often wonder about the current status of the local economy and the extent to which different sectors or events drive the economic activity...
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Changes in State PCPI Rankings
1. IntroductionDuring the past two decades, the literature on state per capita personal income (PCPI) has focused on the question of PCPI convergence over time. Papers by Barro and Sala-i-Martin (1992), Levernier, Partridge, and Rickman (1995), and Bernat...
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Net Migration Determinants
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionThis empirical study investigates net state inmigration rate determinants for the period 20002003, a period that approximates the 2000-2004 interval studied by Cebula and Alexander (2006) in a previous...
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Assessing the Economic Impact of Alternative Biomass Uses: Biofuels, Wood Pellets, and Energy Production
1. IntroductionThe green economy, including biofuels and biomass production, has received considerable academic and popular press attention. Yet, documenting and measuring the economic impact of green economy activities remains a challenge, as this ill-defined...
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State Taxes, Tax Exemptions, and Elderly Migration
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionIn a federal system, different states will offer different combinations of public goods and taxes to finance such public goods. According to Tiebout (1956), individuals will sort themselves across...
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Canadian Regional NAIRU Estimates: A Structural Break Approach
1. IntroductionCanadian regional unemployment rates varied considerably over the period 1946-2011. Some of the variation, indeed the sharpest changes, are undoubtedly due to the business cycle. However, much of it may be accounted for by changes in the...
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Recent Economic and Community Impact of Unconventional Oil and Gas Exploration and Production on South Texas Counties in the Eagle Ford Shale Area
1. IntroductionRecent unconventional oil and gas exploration in the United States has produced unexpected benefits in the balance of trade and global energy security. The impacts are also being felt at the community level in several parts of the U.S....
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Determinants of per Capita State-Level Health Expenditures in the United States: A Spatial Panel Analysis
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionIn 2010, the United States spent 18% of its GDP ($2.6 trillion) on health care (Bipartisan Policy Center, 2012). This was a significantly higher proportion than other major industrialized nations...
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Vol. 44, No. 2, 2014

Location Decisions of Undocumented Migrants in the United States
"One of the most pervasive features of undocumented immigration is that it is overwhelmingly driven by supply and demand: immigrants want to work in the United States, and many American employers want to hire them. Such a simple fact, however, has complex...
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The Importance of Non-Labor Income: An Analysis of Socioeconomic Performance in Western Counties by Type of Non-Labor Income
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionNon-labor income (NLI), also known as nonearnings income, is one of the largest and fastest growing sources of personal income in the U.S. economy, constituting more than one-third of all personal...
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Modeling and Explaining County-Level Prosperity in the U.S
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionIt is well-known that the degree of prosperity across U.S. counties varies widely. While some individual counties enjoy prosperity, others suffer persistent poverty. Arguably, one plausible function...
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Estimating the Impact of Highways on Economic Activity: Evidence from Appalachian Development Corridor G
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionThe effect of highway infrastructure on regional economic activity and firm productivity remains an enduring public policy question. While many studies have examined the effect of highway spending...
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A Spatial Analysis of Entrepreneurship and Institutional Quality: Evidence from U.S. Metropolitan Areas
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionIt has long been noted that entrepreneurs are an important component of the market process and are key to economic growth (Bronfenbrenner, 1960; Kirzner, 1973; Knight, 1921; Schumpeter, 1934). There...
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Recovery from the Great Recession: Explaining Differences among the States
1. IntroductionBy most measures, the pace of the economic recovery from the Great Recession has been modest. From the trough of gross domestic product (GDP) in June 2009 through the fourth quarter of 2012 - a span of fourteen quarters - real GDP increased...
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Expanding the Economic Base Model to Include Nonwage Income
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionEconomic base theory has been a popular way for economic development officials, city planners, and others to describe the driving forces of a regional economy since its development in the late 1930s....
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Vol. 44, No. 1, 2014

An Analysis of Resolving Too-Big-to-Fail Banks throughout the United States
1. IntroductionBanks have failed in all of the regions of the country throughout US history. The worst years for such failures were during the Great Depression: roughly 9,000 of about 25,000 banks failed, with nearly half of the failures occurring in...
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Economic Impact of the Informal Childcare Sector in Kansas
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. Introduction1.1. The Informal EconomyEven in a highly developed economy such as that of the U.S., a large amount of economic activity oc-curs outside the formal economy. This is particular-ly true for childcare....
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Does Mining Influence Rural Economic Growth?
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionThe rapid expansion of oil and gas extraction in the western Appalachian Mountains (the Marcellus fields in the Appalachian Basin) and parts of North Dakota and Montana (the Bakken fields in the...
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Costs and Revenues of À la Carte (ALC) versus Bundling in Television Markets
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionLitman (1995) provides a summary of the historical events since the 1960s that culminated in the development of the pay-television market. The market for pay-television was created to fill a void...
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A Longitudinal Analysis of the Impact of State Economic Freedom on Individual Wages
1. IntroductionPerhaps the most famous and persuasive exposi- tor of the idea of limited government as an economic policy position was Adam Smith. From his seminal analysis of political economy in the Wealth of Nations comes the rudimental idea that...
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Local Labor Market Restructuring in the Shale Boom
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionA "natural resource curse" has been well documented not only across countries (Sachs and Warner, 1995, 1997, 1999), but also across counties in the U.S. (Kilkenny and Partridge, 2009; James and...
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Vol. 43, No. 2, 2013

The Effect of Protected Federal Lands on Economic Prosperity in the Non-Metropolitan West
Abstract. The purpose of the study is to determine whether protected federal lands in the non-metropolitan U.S. West are associated with increased or decreased economic performance. A subset of federal lands managed by the National Park Service, the...
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Understanding the Poverty U-Turn across Geographic Scales in the American Midwest, 1980-2010
Abstract. This analysis seeks to understand the socioeconomic correlates of the poverty U-turn across time periods and geographic scales. Demographic and economic factors affecting poverty and its change from 1980-2010 are analyzed using spatial regressions...
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The User Cost of Low-Income Homeownership
Abstract. Empirical research examining whether owning a home is less costly than renting for low-income households is largely lacking. We use detailed property information provided by a set of low-income homeowners who participated in the Community Advantage...
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Modeling the Louisiana Local Government Fiscal Module in a Disequilibrium Environment: A Modified COMPAS Model Approach
Abstract. The objective of this study is to assess and measure the relative forecasting performance of local government expenditures in Community Policy Analysis Models (COMPAS) during periods of supply/demand disequilibrium. We evaluate whether a fiscal...
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Empirical Evidence regarding Regional Political Convergence in the United States
Abstract. Previous studies of U.S. political polarization have examined state-level convergence and divergence. Increasingly, scholars have turned from state-level analyses to regional analyses and advanced claims as to whether regions are becoming more...
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Using Revealed Preference Behavioral Models to Correctly Account for Substitution Effects in Economic Impact Analysis
Abstract. This study presents a methodology to correctly account for substitution patterns in estimates of final demand used in economic impact analysis. Then, this methodology is demonstrated empirically using recreational tourism data. Specifically,...
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Measuring Agglomeration Using the Standardized Location Quotient with a Bootstrap Method
Abstract. The location quotient is a widely used index to measure agglomeration. However, a problem concerning the usefulness of the location quotient is how to obtain an objective cut-off value to identify the existence of agglomeration for an industry...
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A Simple Test of [Sigma]-Convergence in U.S. Housing Prices across BEA Regions
Abstract. This study probes the convergence of housing prices at the regional and the state levels. Regional classification follows the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) designation of eight regions using quarterly data from 1975:1 to 2012:3. The statistical...
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Vol. 43, No. 1, 2013

Economic Freedom and Regional Economics: An Introduction to a Special Issue
This special issue of the Journal of Regional Analy- sis and Policy makes the case that the literature on economic freedom is important to many of the ques- tions that regional economists study. Why do peo- ple migrate from one region to another? Why...
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An Economic Freedom Index for U.S. Metropolitan Areas
Abstract. This paper is the first attempt to produce an economic freedom index for local economies in the U.S. It provides a more comprehensive measure of the restrictions government places upon economic freedom compared to simple fiscal measures like...
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The Impact of Economic Freedom on per Capita Real GDP: A Study of OECD Nations
Abstract. This study of the impact of economic freedom on per capita real GDP among OECD nations over the 2002-2006 period, with each OECD nation during this time frame being treated as a defacto "economic region" within the OECD, finds strong initial...
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A Dynamic Analysis of Economic Freedom and Income Inequality in the 50 U.S. States: Empirical Evidence of a Parabolic Relationship
Abstract. This paper examines the dynamic relationship between economic freedom and income inequality in the fifty U.S. states over the 1979-2004 period. Using fixed effects regression analysis, we find evidence that increases in economic freedom are...
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Do Changes in Economic Freedom Affect Well-Being?
Abstract. In this paper we test the relationship between changes in economic freedom and well-being. Unlike previous work which has relied on international data sets, the novelty of this paper is that we use state-level data. Using the economic freedom...
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Does Economic Freedom Lead to Selective Migration by Education?
Abstract. Using a spatial Durbin model (SDM), we estimate the migratory response of those with various levels of education to state differences in economic freedom. We find that states with greater overall economic freedom attract those with a secondary...
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Economic Freedom and Economic Development in the Mexican States
Abstract. In this paper we describe the methodology for the Economic Freedom of Mexico index published by the Fraser Institute. We will present the scores and rankings for the thirty-two Mexican states which have been calculated for the years 2003 to...
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Vol. 42, No. 3, 2012

U.S. State and Regional Economic Impact of the 2008/2009 Recession
Abstract. This paper identifies the states that suffered the largest job losses and the states whose employment levels suffered the least during the 2008/2009 recession. State-by-state performance varied widely during this downturn, with Nevada having...
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Economic Value of Stream Degradation across the Central Appalachians
Abstract. This study demonstrates a method to calculate the economic value of the loss of a highly valued ecosystem service-the provision of recreational fishing-across a multi-state assessment region. We estimated annual freshwater fishing expenditures...
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Does Commuting Lead to Migration?
Abstract. This paper investigates the interaction between commuting and migration within a local labor market, focusing especially on the question of whether commuting can lead to migration over time. Using Virginia data from 2000 to 2006, the study...
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A Bayesian Spatial Econometric Analysis of SNAP Participation Rates in Appalachia
Abstract. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a federal program that provides assistance to low- and no-income people in the United States. Its aim is to increase individuals' food-purchasing power and improve the nutritional content...
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Explaining Differences in State Unemployment Rates during the Great Recession
Abstract. The deterioration of the labor market during the Great Recession has varied considerably among states. This study investigates determinants of several measures of the change in state unemployment rates from pre-recessionary lows to recessionary...
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Assessing Regional Attitudes about Entrepreneurship
Abstract. Much of the current discussion on factors that influence entrepreneurial activity focuses on availability of human, social, and financial capitals, regional economic conditions, and dynamics of population. We discuss social attitudes toward...
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The Impact of Brownfields on Residential Property Values in Cincinnati, Ohio: A Spatial Hedonic Approach
Abstract. This paper empirically assesses the impact brownfield sites have on market values of single-family residential properties. Using three different hedonic model specifications, Ordinary Least Squares and Spatial Autoregressive and Spatial Error...
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Vol. 42, No. 2, 2012

Factors Affecting Land Trust Agents' Preferences for Conservation Easements
Abstract. The market for conservation easements provides a way to ensure the continued existence of open space amenities where rural communities face development pressure. The object of this research is to identify factors affecting land trust agents'...
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Comparing Water Quality Trading Programs: What Lessons Are There to Learn?
Abstract. Water quality trading is being widely explored and, as we show, increasingly implemented as a means of providing flexibility and lowering the costs of meeting water quality goals. A comparison between existing and evolving trading programs...
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Establishing a Clearinghouse to Reduce Impediments to Water Quality Trading
Abstract. Pennsylvania adopted a water quality trading program to reduce Chesapeake Bay nutrient pollution. It is the first such program to provide regulated point sources the option of purchasing nutrient reduction credits via arms-length market transactions...
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BMPs for Sale! - Implications from a Case Study in BMP Auctions
Abstract. Over the past several decades, there has been an increase in the use of market-based approaches for environmental policy. The purpose of this paper is three-fold: 1) to provide a review of the literature on auction-based approaches to environmental...
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A Simulation of Factors Impeding Water Quality Trading
Abstract. While there is substantial evidence that nonpoint sources have lower nutrient reduction costs than point sources, experience with water quality trading (WQT) reveals a common theme: little or no trading activity. The success of WQT seems, in...
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Vol. 42, No. 1, 2012

An Economic Indicator for the State of the Economy in the Southeastern U.S
Abstract. A state space model is constructed so that a state variable representing the unobservable state of the economy is estimated from information on new orders, production, employment, supplier delivery time, and finished inventory obtained from...
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The Long-Run Relationship among Regional Housing Prices: An Empirical Analysis of the U.S
Abstract. This empirical study tests the ripple effect and the long-run convergence associated with the dynamics of U.S. regional housing prices using the ARDL bounds testing approach and seasonally-adjusted monthly data from 1991:1 to 2010:12 for the...
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Destination Choices of Michigan Micropolitan Outmigrants: Key Determinants and Implications for Community Marketing
Abstract. As its economy struggled during the last decade, Michigan became the only state to lose population between the 2000 and 2010 Censuses. Michigan's problems were well known and communities in other states sought to attract residents from Michigan....
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Recreational Homes and Migration to Remote Amenity-Rich Areas
Abstract. Counterurbanization pressures in remote amenity-rich regions present a host of land use and development planning issues. In the work reported here, we identify, examine and spatially analyze residential housing characteristics, land ownership,...
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Internal Migration and County Population Dynamics for Michigan Counties
Abstract. During the latter half of the 2000-2010 decade the State of Michigan experienced a large and growing net outmigration of citizens. This research uses Internal Revenue Service migration data to examine recent trends in county-to-county net internal...
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