(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Explaining the spatial variation in homeownership rates : results for German regions

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

LERBS O.W. (1) ; OBERST C.A (1) ;
(1) Institute for Spatial and Housing Economics, Univ., Muenster, ALLEMAGNE


This paper employs cross-sectional data on ninety-six German regions to investigate the interregional variability of homeownership rates. It is found that regional differences in the relative price of owning versus renting and the affordability of owner-occupied housing play a key role in explaining why homeownership rates vary so substantially across the country. The results indicate significant neighbourhood effects for several variables


Article of periodic

published at : Regional studies / ISSN 0034-3404

Editor : Cambridge University Press, Cambridge - ROYAUME-UNI (1967)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 48, no5 [pp. 844-865]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.

Collation : 4 fig., 2 tabl.



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