Wharton Residential Land Use Regulation Index (WRLURI)
We have recently completed a second survey that allows us to generate a new WRLURI for local housing supply regulation. Data files and papers for both indexes provided below for downloading.
Latest Version: WRLURI2018
-The current version is WHARTON LAND REGULATION DATA_1_15_2020. It is provided in a STATA file below.
-Researchers using the data in published work should cite our NBER Working Paper as the source. The suggested citation is as follows:
Gyourko, J., Hartley, J., & Krimmel, J. (2019). The Local Residential Land Use Regulatory Environment Across U.S. Housing Markets: Evidence from a New Wharton Index. (No. w26573). National Bureau of Economic Research.
-Download Paper and Appendices:
-Download Data File: Wharton Land Regulation Data- January 2020
Previous Version: WRLURI2006
-This file is called WHARTON LAND REGULATION DATA_1_24_2008
-Researchers using these data in published work should cite our Urban Studies paper as the source. The suggested citation is as follows:
Gyourko, J., Saiz A., and Summers A. (2008). A New Measure of the Local Regulatory Environment for Housing Markets: The Wharton Residential Land Use Regulatory Index, Urban Studies, Vol. 45, Iss. 3, pp. 693-729