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Temporal and ethnic decompositions of homeownership rates: Synthetic cohorts across five censuses

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  • Coulson, N. Edward
  • Dalton, Maurice

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We perform probit-based Oaxaca-Fairlie decompositions of the change in ownership rates for four ethnic groups and three age groups over five censuses, and then construct second-order decompositions of the white/non-white differentials. There is substantial heterogeneity in how Hispanic, Asian and Black households of various age cohorts converge to and diverge from their white counterparts with respect to homeownership.

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  • Coulson, N. Edward & Dalton, Maurice, 2010. "Temporal and ethnic decompositions of homeownership rates: Synthetic cohorts across five censuses," Journal of Housing Economics, Elsevier, vol. 19(3), pages 155-166, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jhouse:v:19:y:2010:i:3:p:155-166
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