Demographic Changes and Real Estate Values. A Quantitative Model for Analyzing the Urban-Rural Linkages
AbstractVast metropolitan areas include both urban areas and rural outskirts. Between these areas, there are strong links to the point which they cannot be examined separately. There is a contemporary presence of residential function and working activity in the rural outskirts, as well as in the typical sector of agriculture. Therefore, the production of goods and services for the city requires a combined analysis, due to the large territory which it has to consider. The evolution of the population of such a large territory can be studied in great detail, with reference to the single census area and with the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). This means that such a demographic development produces an effect on the values of the urban real estate. This work demonstrates the existing interconnections between urban areas and rural outskirts. Data collection on trends of the population living in the Naples metropolitan area and the house prices associated with this area, and the post spatial processing of such data, allows for the establishment of thematic maps according to which a model capable of interpreting the population development is defined. A study of the statistical correlations shows the consequences that the population dynamics produce for property prices. In addition, the diachronic analysis of the sales prices of residential buildings demonstrates that economic functions, exclusive of certain urban or rural territories, end up distributing and integrating. View Full-Text
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Bencardino, M.; Nesticò, A. Demographic Changes and Real Estate Values. A Quantitative Model for Analyzing the Urban-Rural Linkages. Sustainability 2017, 9, 536.
Bencardino M, Nesticò A. Demographic Changes and Real Estate Values. A Quantitative Model for Analyzing the Urban-Rural Linkages. Sustainability. 2017; 9(4):536.Chicago/Turabian Style
Bencardino, Massimiliano; Nesticò, Antonio. 2017. "Demographic Changes and Real Estate Values. A Quantitative Model for Analyzing the Urban-Rural Linkages." Sustainability 9, no. 4: 536.
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