Reference : Spatial sorting, attitudes and the use of green space in Brussels
Scientific journals : Article
Life sciences : Environmental sciences & ecology
Social & behavioral sciences, psychology : Human geography & demography
Sustainable Development
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/35045
Spatial sorting, attitudes and the use of green space in Brussels
English
Schindler, Mirjam mailto []
Le Texier, Marion mailto []
Caruso, Geoffrey mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (FLSHASE) > Identités, Politiques, Sociétés, Espaces (IPSE) > ; Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research - LISER]
2018
Urban Forestry and Urban Greening
Elsevier Science
31
169-184
Yes (verified by ORBilu)
International
1618-8667
1610-8167
Germany
[en] urban green space ; residential sorting ; stated attitudes ; Brussels
[en] Extensive evidence exists on the benefits provided by urban green space (UGS) but evidence is lacking about whether and how socio-economic benefits accrue to all residents or disproportionally depending on their socio-economic status or residential location. We model joint effects of socio-economic and locational attributes on attitudes and use of UGS in Brussels (BE). The analysis is based on a survey conducted along an urban-suburban continuum with respondents sampled across non-park public space. Patterns of use are depicted by the frequency and the distance travelled to the most used UGS. Attitudes are analysed along three dimensions: willingness to (i) pay for UGS, (ii) trade-off housing for green space and (iii) substitute private for public green. Our results stress the importance of separating effects of attitudes from socio-economic and locational effects to quantify UGS use, and suggest endogenous effects of green space with residential sorting.
University of Luxembourg - UL
Researchers
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/35045
10.1016/j.ufug.2018.02.009

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