Revisiting Residential Segregation by Income: A Monte Carlo Test
A long-standing hypothesis states that racial housing segregation in the U.S. results from the income inequalities between blacks and whites. This paper reexamines this hypothesis with a new methodology. We present a Monte Carlo study to show that segregation by income explains only a small proportion of the high level of segregation.
Volume (Year): 2 (2003)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
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