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Alternative Measures of School Desegregation: A Methodological Note

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  • Charles T. Clotfelter
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    The effect of interracial contact in public schools on the enrollment of whites has been an important concern in assessments of desegregation since the 1970s. It has been feared that "white flight"--meaning exit from or avoidance of racially mixed ...

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    Article provided by University of Wisconsin Press in its journal Land Economics.

    Volume (Year): 54 (1978)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 373-380

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    Handle: RePEc:uwp:landec:v:54:y:1978:i:3:p:373-380

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    1. David Frankel & Oscar Volij, 2005. "Scale-Invariant Measures of Segregation," Economic theory and game theory, Oscar Volij 018, Oscar Volij.
    2. Charles T. Clotfelter, 1999. "Are Whites Still "Fleeing"? Racial Patterns and Enrollment Shifts in Urban Public Schools, 1987-1996," NBER Working Papers 7290, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Frankel, David M. & Volij, Oscar, 2010. "Measuring Segregation," Staff General Research Papers, Iowa State University, Department of Economics 32130, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
    4. Charles T. Clotfelter, 2000. "Interracial Contact in High School Extracurricular Activities," NBER Working Papers 7999, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    5. Jennifer Hook & Kelly Balistreri, 2002. "Diversity and change in the institutional context of immigrant adaptation: California schools 1985–2000," Demography, Springer, Springer, vol. 39(4), pages 639-654, November.
    6. Clotfelter, Charles T., 1998. "Public School Segregation in Metropolitan Areas," Working Papers, Duke University, Department of Economics 98-12, Duke University, Department of Economics.
    7. Charles T. Clotfelter, 2001. "Are Whites Still Fleeing? Racial Patterns and Enrollment Shifts in Urban Public Schools, 1987-1996," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 20(2), pages 199-221.

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