Jones C, Maclennan D, 1991, "Urban growth and housing-market change: Aberdeen 1968 to 1978" Environment and Planning A 23(4) 571 – 590
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Urban growth and housing-market change: Aberdeen 1968 to 1978
C Jones, D Maclennan
Received 23 November 1988; in revised form 1 February 1990
Abstract. The development of North Sea oil transformed the Aberdeen economy and created a rare example of recent, focused, and rapid urban growth in the United Kingdom. First, a comparative static view of housing-market adjustments induced by just such an exogenous shock is set out. This leads on to a consideration of the dynamics of urban change through the specification of a stages model. This model is examined by the analysis of local house price trends, new house-building, and residential mobility patterns in Aberdeen during the 1970s.
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