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Growing Up in the Projects: The Economic Lives of a Cohort of Men Who Came of Age in Chicago Public Housing

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  • Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh
  • Steven D. Levitt

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  • Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh & Steven D. Levitt, 2001. "Growing Up in the Projects: The Economic Lives of a Cohort of Men Who Came of Age in Chicago Public Housing," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 91(2), pages 79-84, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:91:y:2001:i:2:p:79-84
    Note: DOI: 10.1257/aer.91.2.79
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    1. James J. Heckman, 2001. "Micro Data, Heterogeneity, and the Evaluation of Public Policy: Nobel Lecture," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 109(4), pages 673-748, August.
    2. Anne C. Case & Lawrence F. Katz, 1991. "The Company You Keep: The Effects of Family and Neighborhood on Disadvantaged Youths," NBER Working Papers 3705, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Heckman, James J., 2000. "Microdata, Heterogeneity and the Evaluation of Public Policy," Nobel Prize in Economics documents 2000-4, Nobel Prize Committee.
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    JEL classification:

    • I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
    • R23 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Regional Migration; Regional Labor Markets; Population
    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity

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