Commuting: In Search of Jobs and Residences

J.N. van Ommeren, P. Rietveld, P. Nijkamp

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Abstract

This paper introduces a model which includes residential, job moving, and commuting behavior when labor and housing markets are characterized by market imperfections (imperfect information and moving costs). We examine the consequences of these market imperfections on commuting behavior. An empirical analysis of commuting behavior indicates that workers commute less if they receive more job offers. © 1997 Academic Press.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)402-421
Number of pages19
JournalJournal of Urban Economics
Volume42
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1997

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