Neighborhood Effects: Accomplishments and Looking Beyond them.

Ioannides, Yannis Menelaos.

Topa, Giorgio.


  • The paper addresses the empirical significance of the social context in economic decisions. Decisions of individuals who share spatial and social milieus are likely to be interdependent, and econometric identification of social effects poses intricate data and methodological problems, including dealing with self-selection in spatial and social groups. It uses a simple empirical framework to introd... read more
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  • Ioannides, Yannis M. and Giorgio Topa. 2010. "Neighborhood Effects: Accomplishments and Looking Beyond them." Journal of Regional Science 50(1): 343-362. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9787.2009.00638.x.
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