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Urban land value functions and the price elasticity of demand for housing

by James B. Kau

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Published by College of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in [Urbana, Ill.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (leaf 16).

StatementJames B. Kau and C.F. Sirmans
SeriesFaculty working papers -- no. 371, Faculty working papers -- no. 371.
ContributionsSirmans, C. F. joint author, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Commerce and Business Administration
The Physical Object
Pagination16 leaves :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24658156M
OCLC/WorldCa4890625

Epple () to overcome the central problem associated with estimating demand functions for bundled goods—namely, that consumers simultaneously choose both the price and quantity of the bundled good. Our results suggest that the price elasticity of demand for residential land is around -1 and the income elasticity is near Our. This paper examines the influence of land supply on housing markets in urban China. The extent to which geographical and man-made land constraints influence housing prices and quantities is explored.

Kau and Sirmans examine the price elasticity of demand for residential sites for 31 urban areas between and This model is based on the theory of derived demand for an input factor. Georgian land value tax. In theory, a possible negative effect of traditional property taxation is its encouragement of urban land development at a lower level of population density (greater “urban sprawl”). Theoretical explorations of this relationship are inconclusive. The few empirical explorations of it have yielded mixed Size: KB.

"Option value and the price of teardown properties," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 74(C), pages Jackson, Jerry R. & Johnson, Ruth C. & Kaserman, David L., "The measurement of land prices and the elasticity of substitution in housing production," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(1), pages , July. Urban land value functions and the price elasticity of demand for housing / BEBR No. By James B. Kau and C.F. Sirmans Get PDF (1 MB)Author: James B. Kau and C.F. Sirmans.


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Urban land value functions and the price elasticity of demand for housing by James B. Kau Download PDF EPUB FB2

Urban land value functions and the price elasticity of demand for housing. The structural characteristics of an urban area are determined to a great extent by the spatial pattern of land values. It is thus important to develop urban land value functions which accurately describe the spatial structure of Cited by: It is thus important to develop urban land value functions which accurately describe the spatial structure of cities.

This paper provides evidence on the functional form of the relationship between land values and distance from the city center. Using historical data for Chicago, the Box and Cox transformation technique is employed to examine the land value function.

The functional form parameter can be used to determine the price elasticity of demand for by: FacultyWorkingPapers URBANLANDVALUEFUNCTIONSANDTHE PRICEELASTICITYOFDEMANDFORHOUSING s # CollegeofCommerceandBusinessAdministration. Urban land value functions and the price elasticity of demand for housing by Kau, James B; Sirmans, C.

joint author; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Commerce and Business AdministrationPages: Urban land value functions and the price elasticity of demand for housing. James Kau and C. Sirmans. Journal of Urban Economics,vol. 6, issue 1, Date: References: Add references at CitEc Citations: View citations in EconPapers (29) Track citations by Cited by: Kau, James B.

& Sirmans, C. F., "Urban land value functions and the price elasticity of demand for housing," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol.

6(1. The price elasticity of demand for residential land is estimated using a suburban Philadelphia data base that includes appropriate instruments to deal with the simultaneity issues raised by Bartik () and Epple () when estimating demand functions for bundled Size: 99KB. Two factors underlie this disagreement: the multidimensional character of housing makes direct observation of prices (as distinct from expenditures) impossible; and, the significant search, transactions, and moving costs associated with changing dwellings imply that, at any instant.

Abstract. Recognition of the existence of nonlinear land prices has an impact on the measurement of the rate at which land price declines with distance from the urban center.

It is hypothesized that concave parcel prices have given rise to overly large estimates of the rate of price decline with distance, because parcel sizes increase Cited by: 1) Newly aggregated land has little value as urban residential areas, since they are often far from inhabited areas and difficult to access.

2) Since there is plenty of supply and limited demand, values are low. 3) To unlock the value of land, developers need to start infrastructure development such as laying roads, drainage, utilities etc. On the margin, the effect of the tax subsidy on individuals' land consumption depends, in part, on the price elasticity of demand for residential land.

3 Muth () estimates the price elasticity of demand for residential land to be while Gyourko and Voith () estimate this price elasticity to be about price of the land. Given that the supply of land available for residential con-struction in urban areas is not perfectly elastic, it is inevitable that a rising de-mand for new homes will drive up the price of land and consequently the price of housing.

Less clear is what effect, if any, increased demand. I proxy for a metropolitan areas™s housing supply elasticity using data from Saiz () on the share of land within 50km of a city™s center unavailable for real-estate development due to geographic constraints, such as the presence of swamps, steep grades, or bodies of water.

2File Size: KB. Since the ratio of land to non- land (capital) inputs varies significantly within urban areas, the a priori restriction of a constant elasticity may lead to specification bias. Revankar [23] has recently developed a production function which allows the elasticity of substitution to vary depending on the factor by: "Urban land value functions and the price elasticity of demand for housing," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol.

6(1), pagesJanuary. Colwell, Peter F. & Scheu, Tim, " Optimal lot size and configuration," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 26(1), pagesJuly. the price of land declines with distance from the central workplace and that it declines at a diminishing rate.

Further, these theories conclude that the gradient of land prices is steeper than the gradient of housing prices, as long as the elasticity of substitution between land and "non-land" in the production function for housing is not : John F. Kain, John M.

Quigley. CYCLES IN THE PRICE ELASTICITY OF DEMAND FOR HOUSING Working Paper as at 21 st May Please do not quote without permission Gwilym Pryce Department of Urban Studies University of Glasgow 25 Bute Gardens Glasgow G12 8RS Scotland email: @ tel:.

The model indicates that the imposition and escalation of the property tax will cause housing price fall in the event that the elasticity of supply is greater than that of demand and vice versa. Most, however, have employed a log-linear demand equation (1nH = a + blny + clnp, where H is housing; y, income; pH, the relative price of housing; and a, b, and c are parameters) with the maintained hypothesis that a single elasticity of demand suffices for everyone.

The income and price elasticity of demand for housing in Ghana: Empirical evidence from household level data Article (PDF Available) January with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Urban land value functions and the price elasticity of demand for housingAuthor: James B.

Kau and C. F. Sirmans.The price elasticity of demand (PED) can be termed as inelastic when the constant is less than one. This could be interpreted to mean that price changes slightly affect the amount of goods demanded.

Cash inflows are optimal when the PED factor is one. ."Urban land value functions and the price elasticity of demand for housing," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 6(1), pagesJanuary.

Carliner, Geoffrey, " Income Elasticity of Housing Demand," The Review of Economics and Statistics.