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First Name:Leah
Middle Name:Platt
Last Name:Boustan
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RePEc Short-ID:pbo332
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Homepage:http://www.econ.ucla.edu/lboustan
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Location: Los Angeles, California (United States)
Homepage: http://www.econ.ucla.edu/
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Phone: (310) 825 1011
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Postal: 8283 Bunche Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1477
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  1. Leah Platt Boustan, 2013. "Racial Residential Segregation in American Cities," NBER Working Papers 19045, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Leah Platt Boustan & Devin Bunten & Owen Hearey, 2013. "Urbanization in the United States, 1800-2000," NBER Working Papers 19041, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Leah Platt Boustan & William J. Collins, 2013. "The Origins and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation," NBER Working Papers 19040, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Ran Abramitzky & Leah Platt Boustan & Katherine Eriksson, 2012. "A Nation of Immigrants: Assimilation and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration," NBER Working Papers 18011, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Ran Abramitzky & Leah Platt Boustan & Katherine Eriksson, 2012. "Have the Poor Always Been Less Likely to Migrate? Evidence From Inheritance Practices During the Age of Mass Migration," NBER Working Papers 18298, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Leah Platt Boustan & Robert A. Margo, 2011. "White Suburbanization and African-American Home Ownership, 1940-1980," NBER Working Papers 16702, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Leah Platt Boustan, 2010. "School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries," NBER Working Papers 16434, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Ran Abramitzky & Leah Platt Boustan & Katherine Eriksson, 2010. "Europe's tired, poor, huddled masses: Self-selection and economic outcomes in the age of mass migration," NBER Working Papers 15684, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Leah Platt Boustan & Fernando Ferreira & Hernan Winkler & Eric Zolt, 2010. "Income Inequality and Local Government in the United States, 1970-2000," NBER Working Papers 16299, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. Leah Platt Boustan & Allison Shertzer, 2010. "Demography and Population Loss from Central Cities, 1950-2000," NBER Working Papers 16435, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Leah Platt Boustan, 2008. "Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migration and Racial Wage Convergence in the North, 1940-1970," NBER Working Papers 13813, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Leah Platt Boustan & Robert A. Margo, 2008. "Job Decentralization And Residential Location," Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series dp-177, Boston University - Department of Economics.
  13. Leah Platt Boustan & Robert A. Margo, 2007. "Race, Segregation, and Postal Employment: New Evidence on Spatial Mismatch," NBER Working Papers 13462, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  14. Leah Platt Boustan, 2007. "Was Postwar Suburbanization "White Flight"? Evidence from the Black Migration," NBER Working Papers 13543, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  15. Leah Platt Boustan & Price V. Fishback & Shawn E. Kantor, 2007. "The Effect of Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets: American Cities During the Great Depression," NBER Working Papers 13276, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  16. Leah Platt Boustan, 2007. "Escape from the City? The Role of Race, Income, and Local Public Goods in Post-War Suburbanization," NBER Working Papers 13311, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  1. Leah Boustan & Allison Shertzer, 2013. "Population Trends as a Counterweight to Central City Decline, 1950–2000," Demography, Springer, vol. 50(1), pages 125-147, February.
  2. Abramitzky, Ran & Boustan, Leah Platt & Eriksson, Katherine, 2013. "Have the poor always been less likely to migrate? Evidence from inheritance practices during the age of mass migration," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 102(C), pages 2-14.
  3. Boustan, Leah Platt, 2013. "Local public goods and the demand for high-income municipalities," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 76(C), pages 71-82.
  4. Ran Abramitzky & Leah Platt Boustan & Katherine Eriksson, 2012. "Europe's Tired, Poor, Huddled Masses: Self-Selection and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 102(5), pages 1832-56, August.
  5. Leah Platt Boustan & Matthew E. Kahn & Paul W. Rhode, 2012. "Moving to Higher Ground: Migration Response to Natural Disasters in the Early Twentieth Century," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 102(3), pages 238-44, May.
  6. Leah Platt Boustan, 2012. "School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 4(1), pages 85-108, January.
  7. Leah Platt Boustan & Price V. Fishback & Shawn Kantor, 2010. "The Effect of Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets:American Cities during the Great Depression," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 28(4), pages 719-746, October.
  8. Boustan, Leah Platt, 2010. "African American Urban History Since World War II. Edited by Kenneth L. Kuzmer and Joe W. Trotter. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. Pp. v, 536," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 70(02), pages 526-528, June.
  9. Leah Platt Boustan, 2010. "Was Postwar Suburbanization "White Flight"? Evidence from the Black Migration," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 125(1), pages 417-443, February.
  10. Boustan, Leah Platt, 2009. "Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migration and Racial Wage Convergence in the North, 1940–1970," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 69(03), pages 755-782, September.
  11. Boustan, Leah Platt, 2007. "The New Suburban History. Edited by Kevin M. Kruse and Thomas J. Sugrue. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. Pp. 289. $24, paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 67(01), pages 243-245, March.
  12. Boustan, Leah Platt, 2007. "Black Migration, White Flight: The Effect of Black Migration on Northern Cities and Labor Markets," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 67(02), pages 484-488, June.
  13. Boustan, Leah Platt, 2005. "Not Just Black and White: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Immigration, Race, and Ethnicity in the United States. Edited by Nancy Foner and George M. Fredrickson. New York: Russell Sage Fou," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 65(02), pages 583-585, June.
  1. Leah Platt Boustan & William J. Collins, 2013. "The Origin and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation," NBER Chapters, in: Human Capital in History: The American Record, pages 205-240 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Leah P. Boustan & Carola Frydman & Robert Margo, 2013. "Introduction to "Human Capital in History: The American Record"," NBER Chapters, in: Human Capital in History: The American Record, pages 1-14 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
11 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2012-05-02
  2. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (1) 2013-05-19
  3. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (4) 2007-07-27 2007-10-27 2009-06-10 2013-05-19. Author is listed
  4. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (8) 2007-07-27 2007-08-27 2007-10-06 2008-02-16 2011-01-30 2012-08-23 2013-05-19 2013-05-19. Author is listed
  5. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (6) 2007-07-27 2007-10-06 2008-02-16 2009-06-10 2012-05-02 2013-05-19. Author is listed
  6. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2013-05-19
  7. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (5) 2007-07-27 2007-10-27 2008-02-16 2012-05-02 2012-08-23. Author is listed
  8. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2007-08-27
  9. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (8) 2007-07-27 2007-08-27 2007-10-06 2007-10-27 2008-02-16 2009-06-10 2011-01-30 2013-05-19. Author is listed
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