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Housing Segregation, Negro Employment and Metropolitan Decentralization: An Alternative Perspective


  • Joseph D. Mooney


I. Introduction, 299. — II. Changes in employment patterns, 300. — III. Negro population changes in the urban areas, 304. — IV. A model of decentralization of employment and its impact on the urban negro's employment problem, 304. — V. The regression results, 307. — VI. Conclusions and implications, 309.

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  • Joseph D. Mooney, 1969. "Housing Segregation, Negro Employment and Metropolitan Decentralization: An Alternative Perspective," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College, vol. 83(2), pages 299-311.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:qjecon:v:83:y:1969:i:2:p:299-311.

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