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The Determinants Of Urban Land And Property Values: The Case Of Rwanda, Pierre Kolowe May 2014

The Determinants Of Urban Land And Property Values: The Case Of Rwanda, Pierre Kolowe

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Abstract: The paper seeks to determine the factor of urban housing values and their effects on the well-being of urban residents in terms of access to potable water, quality sanitation and other housing amenities. The study uses a total of 36 variables on structural, environmental and neighborhood attributes from the 2010-2011 survey data on income, expenditures and living conditions for the Rwandan urban households. With the use of the semi-log form of the hedonic price model and the survey data, factors of urban properties are determined and quantitative estimates of the Willingness-to-pay for environmental amenities are determined. The analysis of ...