"Causes" of homelessness: Understanding city- and individual-level data
AbstractStudies of homelessness that use city-level observations get systematically different results from studies that use individual-level data. I explain why. The findings are consistent with a model of homelessness as a condition requiring a conjunction of unfortunate circumstances.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Columbia University, Department of Economics in its series Discussion Papers with number 0102-59.
Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: 2002
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