Matthew E. Kahn

University of Southern California

2250 Alcazar Street

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Sprawl and Urban Growth

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2004
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 13 May 2003
Edward L. Glaeser and Matthew E. Kahn
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
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Sprawl and Urban Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w9733
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 01 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2014
Edward L. Glaeser and Matthew E. Kahn
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
Downloads 165 (176,762)
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The Death Toll from Natural Disasters: The Role of Income, Geography and Institutions

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Apr 2003
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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Natural Disasters, Geography, Institutions

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Why Do the Poor Live in Cities?

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1891
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 09 Aug 2000
Edward L. Glaeser, Matthew E. Kahn and Jordan Rappaport
Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Southern California and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Downloads 509 (52,296)
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Why Do the Poor Live in Cities?

NBER Working Paper No. w7636
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 May 2000 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2013
Edward L. Glaeser, Matthew E. Kahn and Jordan Rappaport
Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Southern California and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Green Cities: Urban Growth and the Environment (Chapter One)

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 01 Oct 2006
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
Downloads 500 (54,089)
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Environment, cities, externalities

The Greenness of Cities: Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Urban Development

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2161
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Aug 2008
Edward L. Glaeser and Matthew E. Kahn
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
Downloads 327 (89,112)
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The Greenness of Cities: Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Urban Development

NBER Working Paper No. w14238
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2013
Edward L. Glaeser and Matthew E. Kahn
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
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Demographic Change and the Demand for Environmental Regulation

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Mar 2000
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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Decentralized Employment and the Transformation of the American City

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1912
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 14 Mar 2001
Edward L. Glaeser and Matthew E. Kahn
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
Downloads 271 (109,429)
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Decentralized Employment and the Transformation of the American City

NBER Working Paper No. w8117
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 09 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2010
Edward L. Glaeser and Matthew E. Kahn
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
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The Effects of New Urban Rail Transit: Evidence from Five Cities

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Jan 1999
Matthew E. Kahn and Nathaniel Baum-Snow
University of Southern California and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Do Greens Drive Hummers or Hybrids? Environmental Ideology as a Determinant of Consumer Choice and the Aggregate Ecological Footprint

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Oct 2006
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
Downloads 280 (106,141)
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environmentalism, Kuznets Curve, consumption

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Civic Engagement and Community Heterogeneity: An Economist's Perspective

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 May 2002
Matthew E. Kahn and Dora L. Costa
University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 278 (106,962)
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Social Capital, Heterogenous Communities

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Why Do Blacks Live in the Cities and Whites Live in the Suburbs?

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Mar 2001
Matthew E. Kahn and Patrick Bajari
University of Southern California and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 268 (111,283)
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Housing demand, commuting, sprawl, race

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Environmental Valuation Using Cross-City Hedonic Methods

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Jun 2004
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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Hedonics, environment, urban quality of life

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Sustainable and Smart Cities

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6878
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Energy Production and Transportation, Climate Change Economics, Population Policies

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City Quality of Life Dynamics: The Case of Los Angeles Smog

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Mar 1998
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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Land and Residential Property Markets in a Booming Economy: New Evidence from Beijing

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Oct 2006
Siqi Zheng and Matthew E. Kahn
Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University and University of Southern California
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Beijing, land prices, real estate, pollution, urban form

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United States Pollution Intensive Trade Trends from 1972 to 1992

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Mar 2000
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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The Beneficiaries of Clean Air Act Regulation

Regulation Magazine, Vol. 24, No. 1
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Apr 2001
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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Urban Agglomeration and Local Economic Growth in China: The Role of New Industrial Parks

USC-INET Research Paper No. 16-06
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Mar 2016
Siqi Zheng, Weizeng Sun, Jianfeng Wu and Matthew E. Kahn
Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University, Tsinghua University, Fudan University and University of Southern California
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Industrial parks, economic growth, spillover effects, Marshallian factors

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Do Environmentalists Practice What They Preach? Environmental Ideology as a Determinant of Voting and Private Consumption Choice

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Apr 2005
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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Environmentalism, Voting, Consumption, Ideology

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Efficient Local Government Service Provision: the Role of Privatization and Public Sector Unions

NBER Working Paper No. w22088
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
Rhiannon Jerch, Matthew E. Kahn and Shanjun Li
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, University of Southern California and Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management
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Environmentalists Offer a Big Push for New Green Products: Evidence from Hybrid Vehicle Registrations

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Oct 2006
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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environmentalism, innovation, hybrid vehicles

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The Housing Market Effects of Discrete Land Use Regulations: Evidence from the California Coastal Boundary Zone

Journal of Housing Economics, Vol. 19, pp. 269-279, December 2010, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 11-04
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Feb 2011
Matthew E. Kahn, Ryan Vaughn and Jonathan Zasloff
University of Southern California, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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land use regulations, housing markets, environmental protection, California Coastal Act of 1976

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Do Richer People Pollute More or Less? New Evidence on Household Level Vehicle Emissions Kuznets Curves

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Jul 2004
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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Pollution, vehicles, environmental kuznets curve, externality

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Domestic Pollution Havens: Evidence from Cancer Deaths in Border Counties

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 May 2003
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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Cancer, Pollution Havens, Regulation, International Trade

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Comment on 'Incentives and Outcomes: China's Environmental Policy' (by Jing Wu, Yosheng Deng, Jun Huang, Randall Morck, and Bernard Yeung)

Capitalism and Society, Vol. 9, No. 1, Article 5, 2014
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Apr 2014
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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Energy Conservation "Nudges" and Environmentalist Ideology: Evidence from a Randomized Residential Electricity Field Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w15939
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2013
Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
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Public Transit Bus Procurement: The Role of Energy Prices, Regulation and Federal Subsidies

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2015
Shanjun Li, Matthew E. Kahn and Jerry Nickelsburg
Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management, University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson Forecast
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public transit buses, fuel economy, Buy America mandates, revealed preference

Public Transit Bus Procurement: the Role of Energy Prices, Regulation and Federal Subsidies

NBER Working Paper No. w19964
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2014
Shanjun Li, Matthew E. Kahn and Jerry Nickelsburg
Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management, University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson Forecast
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Measuring the Consequences of Promoting Inner City Homeownership

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 May 2002
Matthew E. Kahn, Jean Cummings and Denise DiPasquale
University of Southern California, City Research and City Research
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Homeownership, Cities, Subsidies

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Diabetic Risk Taking: The Role of Information, Education and Medication

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Mar 1998
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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Understanding the Decline in Social Capital, 1952-1998

NBER Working Paper No. w8295
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 May 2001 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2010
Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
Downloads 92 (273,901)
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Estimating the Gains from New Rail Transit Investment: A Machine Learning Tree Approach

USC-INET Research Paper No. 17-14
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Apr 2017
Seungwoo Chin, Matthew E. Kahn and Hyungsik Roger Moon
University of Southern California, Department of Economics, Students, University of Southern California and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
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Real Estate Pricing, Transit Investment, Seoul, Supervised Machine Learning

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Understanding the Solar Home Price Premium: Electricity Generation and "Green" Social Status

NBER Working Paper No. w17200
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2015
Abt Associates, Inc., University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
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The Effect of Natural Disasters on Economic Activity in Us Counties: A Century of Data

NBER Working Paper No. w23410
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 May 2017 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
Princeton University, University of Southern California, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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From John Lindsay to Rudy Giuliani: The Decline of the Local Safety Net?

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 5, No. 3, September 1999
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Oct 2007
Edward L. Glaeser and Matthew E. Kahn
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
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income inequality

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Changes in the Value of Life: 1940-1980

NBER Working Paper No. w9396
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2010
Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
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Particulate Trends in the United States

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Dec 1997
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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Particulate Trends in the United States

Regional Science and Urban Economics, March 1997
Posted: 25 Mar 1998
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California

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Estimating Housing Demand with an Application to Explaining Racial Segregation in Cities

NBER Working Paper No. w9891
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 09 May 2015
Patrick Bajari and Matthew E. Kahn
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
Downloads 49 (382,970)
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Congressional Influence as a Determinant of Subprime Lending

Journal of Housing Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2015
Stuart A. Gabriel, Matthew E. Kahn and Ryan Vaughn
University of California, Los Angeles - Anderson School of Management, University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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subprime crisis, political influence, mortgage contract terms, borrower characteristics

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Cowards and Heroes: Group Loyalty in the American Civil War

NBER Working Paper No. w8627
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Dec 2001 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2010
Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
Downloads 45 (396,670)
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International Trade in Used Durable Goods: The Environmental Consequences of NAFTA

NBER Working Paper No. w14565
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2008
Lucas W. Davis and Matthew E. Kahn
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Southern California
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Power Couples: Changes in the Locational Choice of the College Educated, 1940-1990

NBER Working Paper No. w7109
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Aug 1999 Last Revised: 06 May 2000
Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
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The Greenness of China: Household Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Urban Development

NBER Working Paper No. w15621
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2013
Siqi Zheng, Rui Wang, Edward L. Glaeser and Matthew E. Kahn
Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
Downloads 41 (411,183)
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Towards a System of Open Cities in China: Home Prices, FDI Flows and Air Quality in 35 Major Cities

NBER Working Paper No. w14751
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2010
Siqi Zheng, Matthew E. Kahn and Hongyu Liu
Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University, University of Southern California and Tsinghua University - Institute of Real Estate Studies
Downloads 35 (434,955)
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Why Has California's Residential Electricity Consumption Been so Flat Since the 1980s?: A Microeconometric Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w15978
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 May 2010 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2010
Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
Downloads 30 (456,706)
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Environmental Concern and the Business Cycle: The Chilling Effect of Recession

NBER Working Paper No. w16241
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Aug 2010
Matthew E. Kahn and Matthew J. Kotchen
University of Southern California and Yale University
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Shame and Ostracism: Union Army Deserters Leave Home

NBER Working Paper No. w10425
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2010
Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
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The Impact of Emerging Climate Risks on Urban Real Estate Price Dynamics

NBER Working Paper No. w20018
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2014
Devin Michelle Bunten and Matthew E. Kahn
MIT and University of Southern California
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China's Rising Demand for "Green Cities": Evidence from Cross-City Real Estate Price Hedonics

NBER Working Paper No. w16992
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 May 2011 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2013
Siqi Zheng, Jing Cao and Matthew E. Kahn
Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University, Tsinghua University and University of Southern California
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Forging a New Identity: The Costs and Benefits of Diversity in Civil War Combat Units for Black Slaves and Freemen

NBER Working Paper No. w11013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2010
Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
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Accidental Environmentalists? Californian Demand for Teslas and Solar Panels

NBER Working Paper No. w20754
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Dec 2014
William Kaiser, Matthew E. Kahn and Stephen Locke
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Cities and the Environment

NBER Working Paper No. w20503
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 22 Sep 2014
Matthew E. Kahn and Randall Walsh
University of Southern California and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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How Do Energy Prices, and Labor and Environmental Regulations Affect Local Manufacturing Employment Dynamics? A Regression Discontinuity Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w16538
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2014
Matthew E. Kahn and Erin T. Mansur
University of Southern California and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
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Urban Policy Effects on Carbon Mitigation

NBER Working Paper No. w16131
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 26 May 2014
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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Carbon Geography: The Political Economy of Congressional Support for Legislation Intended to Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Production

NBER Working Paper No. w14963
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 May 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2013
Michael Cragg and Matthew E. Kahn
The Brattle Group and University of Southern California
Downloads 23 (492,891)
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Understanding the American Decline in Social Capital, 1952-1998

Kyklos, Vol. 56, pp. 17-46, 2003
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Apr 2003
Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
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Public School Quality Valuation Over the Business Cycle

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Sep 2016
Stuart A. Gabriel, Owen Hearey, Matthew E. Kahn and Ryan Vaughn
University of California, Los Angeles - Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Amenities, Business cycles, Hedonic estimation, Housing demand, Public schools

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Gentrification Trends in New Transit-Oriented Communities: Evidence from 14 Cities that Expanded and Built Rail Transit Systems

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 155-182, Summer 2007
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 May 2007
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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Surviving Andersonville: The Benefits of Social Networks in Pow Camps

NBER Working Paper No. w11825
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Mar 2006
Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
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Does Government Investment in Local Public Goods Spur Gentrification? Evidence from Beijing

NBER Working Paper No. w17002
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 May 2011
Siqi Zheng and Matthew E. Kahn
Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University and University of Southern California
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Does Government Investment in Local Public Goods Spur Gentrification? Evidence from Beijing

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 41, Issue 1, pp. 1-28, 2013
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Feb 2013
Siqi Zheng and Matthew E. Kahn
Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University and University of Southern California
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Does Government Investment in Local Public Goods Spur Gentrification? Evidence from Beijing

Real Estate Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 22 Feb 2012
Siqi Zheng and Matthew E. Kahn
Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University and University of Southern California

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local public goods, Beijing, gentrification

The Evolving Geography of China's Industrial Production: Implications for Pollution Dynamics and Urban Quality of Life

NBER Working Paper No. w19624
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2015
Siqi Zheng, Cong Sun, Ye Qi and Matthew E. Kahn
Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University, Tsinghua University, Tsinghua University and University of Southern California
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The Evolving Geography of China's Industrial Production: Implications for Pollution Dynamics and Urban Quality of Life

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 28, Issue 4, pp. 709-724, 2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Jul 2014
Siqi Zheng, Cong Sun, Ye Qi and Matthew E. Kahn
Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University, Tsinghua University, Tsinghua University and University of Southern California
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China, Geography, Industrial production, Pollution, Quality of life

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Death and the Media: Asymmetries in Infectious Disease Reporting During The Health Transition

USC-INET Research Paper No. 16-11
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Mar 2016
Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
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Infectious Disease Deaths, Media Coverage, Typhoid Mortality Rates, and Late 19th Century

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Commercial Building Electricity Consumption Dynamics: The Role of Structure Quality, Human Capital, and Contract Incentives

NBER Working Paper No. w18781
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Feb 2013
Matthew E. Kahn, Nils Kok and John M. Quigley
University of Southern California, University of Maastricht - Limburg Institute of Financial Economics (LIFE) and University of California, Berkeley, College of Letters & Science, Department of Economics (Deceased)
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Will Climate Change Cause Enormous Social Costs for Poor Asian Cities?

Asian Development Review 34:2
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Aug 2017
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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adaptation, Asia, cities, climate change, natural disasters

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Pollution Control Effort at China's River Borders: When Does Free Riding Cease?

NBER Working Paper No. w19620
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Nov 2013
Matthew E. Kahn, Pei Li and Daxuan Zhao
University of Southern California, Xiamen University - Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE) and Renmin University of China - School of Business
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The Critical Role of Markets in Climate Change Adaptation

NBER Working Paper No. w24645
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 May 2018
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, University of Southern California, University of Pennsylvania - Operations, Information and Decisions Department, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and University of Pittsburgh
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The Political Economy of State and Local Investment in Pre-K Programs

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9337
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Sep 2015
Matthew E. Kahn and Kyle Barron
University of Southern California and National Bureau of Economic Research
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early childhood investment, voting, urban, suburban

The Political Economy of State and Local Investment in Pre-K Programs

NBER Working Paper No. w21208
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 May 2015
Matthew E. Kahn and Kyle Barron
University of Southern California and National Bureau of Economic Research
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Health, Stress, and Social Networks: Evidence from Union Army Veterans

NBER Working Paper No. w14053
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2008
Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
Downloads 13 (549,858)
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Understanding Cross-National Trends in High-Tech Renewable Power Equipment Exports to the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w17217
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Jul 2011
Aparna Sawhney and Matthew E. Kahn
Indian Institute of Management and University of Southern California
Downloads 12 (555,758)
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Estimating the Gains from New Rail Transit Investment: A Machine Learning Tree Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w23326
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Apr 2017
Seungwoo Chin, Matthew E. Kahn and Hyungsik Roger Moon
University of Southern California, Department of Economics, Students, University of Southern California and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
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Persistent Social Networks: Civil War Veterans Who Fought Together Co-Locate in Later Life

NBER Working Paper No. w22397
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Jul 2016
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Southern California, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Brigham Young University - Department of Political Science
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The Birth of Edge Cities in China: Measuring the Spillover Effects of Industrial Parks

NBER Working Paper No. w21378
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2015
Siqi Zheng, Weizeng Sun, Jianfeng Wu and Matthew E. Kahn
Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University, Tsinghua University, Fudan University and University of Southern California
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Incentivizing China's Urban Mayors to Mitigate Pollution Externalities: The Role of the Central Government and Public Environmentalism

NBER Working Paper No. w18872
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2014
Siqi Zheng, Siqi Zheng, Matthew E. Kahn, Weizeng Sun and Danglun Luo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning, Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University, University of Southern California, Tsinghua University and Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU)
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Electricity Consumption and Durable Housing: Understanding Cohort Effects

NBER Working Paper No. w16732
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 31 Jan 2011
Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
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74.

Prolonging Coal's Sunset: The Causes and Consequences of Local Protectionism for a Declining Polluting Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w23190
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Feb 2017
Jonathan Eyer and Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California and University of Southern California
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75.

An Economic Analysis of U.S Airline Fuel Economy Dynamics from 1991 to 2015

NBER Working Paper No. w22830
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2016
Matthew E. Kahn and Jerry Nickelsburg
University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson Forecast
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76.

The Rise of the Low Carbon Consumer City

NBER Working Paper No. w18735
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2013
Matthew John Holian and Matthew E. Kahn
San Jose State University - College of Social Sciences and University of Southern California
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The Role of Transportation Speed in Facilitating High Skilled Teamwork

NBER Working Paper No. w24539
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Apr 2018
Xiaofang Dong, Siqi Zheng and Matthew E. Kahn
Xiamen University - School of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning and University of Southern California
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78.

Death and the Media: Asymmetries in Infectious Disease Reporting During the Health Transition

NBER Working Paper No. w21073
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Apr 2015
Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
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The Consequences of Spatially Differentiated Water Pollution Regulation in China

NBER Working Paper No. w22507
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Aug 2016
Zhao Chen, Matthew E. Kahn, Yu Liu and Zhi Wang
Fudan University, University of Southern California, Fudan University - School of Economics and Fudan University - School of Economics
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80.

Climate Change Adaptation: Lessons from Urban Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w20716
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Dec 2014
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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The Impact of Climate Change Skepticism on Adaptation in a Market Economy

NBER Working Paper No. w23155
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Feb 2017
Matthew E. Kahn and Daxuan Zhao
University of Southern California and Renmin University of China - School of Business
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82.

The Effect of Pollution and Heat on High Skill Public Sector Worker Productivity in China

NBER Working Paper No. w25594
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2019
Matthew E. Kahn and Pei Li
University of Southern California and Xiamen University - Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE)
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Household Demand for Low Carbon Public Policies: Evidence from California

NBER Working Paper No. w19965
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 26 May 2014
Matthew John Holian and Matthew E. Kahn
San Jose State University - College of Social Sciences and University of Southern California
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84.

The Revealed Preference of the Chinese Communist Party Leadership: Investing in Local Economic Development Versus Rewarding Social Connections

NBER Working Paper No. w24457
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Apr 2018
Matthew E. Kahn, Weizeng Sun, Jianfeng Wu and Siqi Zheng
University of Southern California, Tsinghua University, Fudan University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning
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85.

The Affordability Goal and Prices in the National Flood Insurance Program

NBER Working Paper No. w24120
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Dec 2017
Matthew E. Kahn and V. Kerry Smith
University of Southern California and Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department
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86.

Industrial Productivity in a Hotter World: The Aggregate Implications of Heterogeneous Firm Investment in Air Conditioning

NBER Working Paper No. w22962
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Dec 2016
Joshua Graff Zivin and Matthew E. Kahn
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and University of Southern California
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87.

Is California More Energy Efficient than the Rest of the Nation? Evidence from Commercial Real Estate

NBER Working Paper No. w21912
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Matthew E. Kahn, Nils Kok and Peng Liu
University of Southern California, University of Maastricht - Limburg Institute of Financial Economics (LIFE) and Cornell University
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88.

Congressional Influence as a Determinant of Subprime Lending

NBER Working Paper No. w18965
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Apr 2013
Stuart Gabriel, Matthew E. Kahn and Ryan Vaughn
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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89.

Big-Box Retailers and Urban Carbon Emissions: The Case of Wal-Mart

NBER Working Paper No. w19912
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Matthew E. Kahn and Nils Kok
University of Southern California and University of Maastricht - Limburg Institute of Financial Economics (LIFE)
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90.

Is Local Public Sector Rent Extraction Higher in Progressive Cities or High Amenity Cities?

NBER Working Paper No. w23201
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Feb 2017
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California
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91.

Self-Protection Investment Exacerbates Air Pollution Exposure Inequality in Urban China

NBER Working Paper No. w21301
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Jun 2015
Siqi Zheng, Cong Sun and Matthew E. Kahn
Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University, Tsinghua University and University of Southern California
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92.

Public School Quality Valuation Over the Business Cycle

NBER Working Paper No. w22668
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
Stuart Gabriel, Owen Hearey, Matthew E. Kahn and Ryan Vaughn
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Analysis Group, Inc., University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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93.

Carbon Geography: The Political Economy of Congressional Support for Legislation Intended to Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Production

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 51, Issue 2, pp. 1640-1650, 2013
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Feb 2013
Michael I. Cragg, Yuyu Zhou, Kevin Gurney and Matthew E. Kahn
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Southern California
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94.

Death and the Media: Infectious Disease Reporting During the Health Transition

Economica, Vol. 84, Issue 335, pp. 393-416, 2017
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Jun 2017
Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Southern California
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95.

Investor Confidence as a Determinant of China's Urban Housing Market Dynamics

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 44, Issue 4, pp. 814-845, 2016
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Oct 2016
Siqi Zheng, Weizeng Sun and Matthew E. Kahn
Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University, Tsinghua University and University of Southern California
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96.

Efficient Local Government Service Provision: The Role of Privatization and Public Sector Unions

USC-INET Research Paper No. 16-10
Posted: 24 Mar 2016
Rhiannon Jerch, Matthew E. Kahn and Shanjun Li
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, University of Southern California and Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management

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Government Service, Efficiency, Privatization, Union

97.

Is California More Energy Efficient than the Rest of the Nation? Evidence from Commercial Real Estate

USC-INET Research Paper No. 16-08
Posted: 23 Mar 2016
Matthew E. Kahn, Nils Kok and Peng Liu
University of Southern California, University of Maastricht - Limburg Institute of Financial Economics (LIFE) and Cornell University

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Energy Efficiency, Durable Capital, Hotels, and Carbon Mitigation

98.

Real Estate Valuation and Cross-Boundary Air Pollution Externalities: Evidence from Chinese Cities

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 48, No. 3, 2014
Posted: 21 Mar 2014
Siqi Zheng, Jing Cao, Matthew E. Kahn and Cong Sun
Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University, Tsinghua University, University of Southern California and Tsinghua University

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Air pollution; Cross-boundary externality; Hedonic; Chinese cities

99.
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Urban Growth and Climate Change

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 333-350, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California

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Urban Growth and Climate Change

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 333-350, 2009
Posted: 16 Sep 2011
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California

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100.

New Evidence on Eastern Europe's Pollution Progress

Topics in Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 3, No. 4
Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California

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101.

City Quality of Life Dynamics: Measuring the Costs of Growth

The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 22, Issue 2 & 3
Posted: 29 Jul 2002
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California

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quality of life, externalities and local growth

102.

Does Sprawl Reduce the Black/White Housing Consumption Gap?

Housing Policy Debate, Vol. 12, No. 1
Posted: 28 Jul 2001
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California

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sprawl, housing, race

103.

Smog Reduction's Impact on California County Growth

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 40, Issue 3, August 2000
Posted: 18 Oct 2000
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California

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104.

A Revealed Preference Approach for Ranking City Quality of Life

J. OF URBAN ECONOMICS
Posted: 04 May 1998
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California

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105.

New Evidence on Trends in Vehicle Emissions

RAND JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS, Vol. 26, No. 1
Posted: 18 Sep 1996
Matthew E. Kahn
University of Southern California

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