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References on Sprawl

References, Research Citations and Resources

This website has utilized statistics and information from these publications:

Brown, D., G. Fuguitt, T. Heaton, and S. Waseem (1997). Continuities in size of place preferences in the United States, 1972-1992, Rural Sociology, 62 (4).

Carruthers, J.I., G.F. Ulfarsson (2003). Urban sprawl and the cost of public services, Environment and Planning, 30: 503-522.

Clark, W.A.V. and F.M. Dieleman (1996). Households and Housing: Choice and Outcomes in the Housing Market. New Brunswick: Center for Urban Policy Research; Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Ferguson, P.; M. Hanrahan; A. Huberman; N. Ryther; K. Tarbell; A. Taylor; L. Toohey (2004). At Taxpayers’ Expense: How Government Policies Encourage Sprawl in Erie and Niagara Counties. Buffalo: The League of Women Voters of Buffalo/Niagara.

Fischel, W.A. (2001). The Homevoter Hypothesis: How Home Values Influence Local Government Taxation, School Finance, and Land-Use Policies. Harvard University Press.

Fuguitt, G. and D. Brown (1990). Residential preferences and population distribution: 1972-1988, Demography, 27 (4).

Gordon, Peter and Harry W. Richardson. 1997. "Are Compact Cities a Desirable Planning Goal?" Journal of the American Planning Association 63(1): 95-106.

Jud, G.D. and D.G. Bennett (1986). Public schools and the pattern of intraurban residential mobility, Land Economics, 62: 362-370.

Laquatra, J., Pendall, R., King, R. (2005). Sprawl and Residential Preferences. Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Science Research, Orlando/Altamonte Springs, Florida, December.

Suter, J.F., Bills, N.L., Kay, D.L., Poe, G.L. (2006). Assessing the impact of open space on residential property values in urban, suburban and rural areas: a hedonic pricing study of upstate New York. NAREA conference.

Laquatra, J., Pendall, R., Kay, D., Bills, N. (2006). The changing nature of housing markets in upstate New York. Proceedings of the annual conference of the Housing Education and Research Association, Ithaca, October.

Morrow-Jones, H.A. (1998). Repeat homebuyers and American urban structure, Urban Geography, 19: 679-694.

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). 2003. National Resources Inventory (2001 Annual NRI)—Urbanization and Development of Rural Land. Washington, DC: Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), US Department of Agriculture. Available online.

O'Sullivan, Arthur. 1996. Urban Economics. Fourth Edition. Chicago, IL: Irwin.

Pendall, R. (1999). Do land-use controls cause sprawl? Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 26 (4): 555-557.

Pendall, R. (2003). Sprawl without growth: the upstate paradox, Survey Series, Washington: The Brookings Institution Center on urban and Metropolitan Policy, October.

Pendall, R., M. Drennan, S. Christopherson (2004). Growing Apart: Income, Inequality, and Poverty in Upstate New York. Washington: Brookings Institution Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy.

Pendall, R.; Yang, Y; Lane, R.; and Kim, D. (2002). Fragmentation and rural sprawl: “thinning counties” and the Tiebout hypothesis. Paper presented at Waters and Shores: 2002 Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. Baltimore, November 23.

Rusk, David. 1999. Inside Game Outside Game: Winning Strategies for Saving Urban America. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press.

U.S. Bureau of Census, Census of Population and Housing 1980, 1990, and 2000, STFIA (1980 and 1990) and SFI (2000).

U.S.D.A. Natural Resource Conservation Service (2003). 2001 Annual NRI: Urbanization and Development of Rural Land.