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Leah Platt Boustan

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First Name:Leah
Middle Name:Platt
Last Name:Boustan
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RePEc Short-ID:pbo332
http://www.princeton.edu/~lboustan/
Twitter: @leah_boustan
Terminal Degree:2006 Department of Economics; Harvard University (from RePEc Genealogy)

Affiliation

Industrial Relations Section
Department of Economics
Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey (United States)
http://www.irs.princeton.edu/

: 609 258-4041
609 258-2907
Firestone Library, Princeton, New Jersey 08544-2098
RePEc:edi:irprius (more details at EDIRC)

Research output

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Working papers

  1. Leah Platt Boustan & Andrew Langan, 2019. "Variation in Women’s Success Across PhD Programs in Economics," NBER Working Papers 25444, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Ran Abramitzky & Leah Platt Boustan & Katherine Eriksson & James J. Feigenbaum & Santiago Pérez, 2019. "Automated Linking of Historical Data," NBER Working Papers 25825, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Ran Abramitzky & Leah Platt Boustan & Elisa Jácome & Santiago Pérez, 2019. "Intergenerational Mobility of Immigrants in the US over Two Centuries," NBER Working Papers 26408, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Ran Abramitzky & Philipp Ager & Leah Platt Boustan & Elior Cohen & Casper W. Hansen, 2019. "The Effects of Immigration on the Economy: Lessons from the 1920s Border Closure," NBER Working Papers 26536, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Leah Platt Boustan & Robert A. Margo & Matthew M. Miller & James M. Reeves & Justin P. Steil, 2019. "Does Condominium Development Lead to Gentrification?," NBER Working Papers 26170, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Philipp Ager & Leah Platt Boustan & Katherine Eriksson, 2019. "The Intergenerational Effects of a Large Wealth Shock: White Southerners After the Civil War," NBER Working Papers 25700, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Leah Platt Boustan & Matthew E. Kahn & Paul W. Rhode & Maria Lucia Yanguas, 2017. "The Effect of Natural Disasters on Economic Activity in US Counties: A Century of Data," NBER Working Papers 23410, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Ran Abramitzky & Leah Platt Boustan & Katherine Eriksson, 2016. "To the New World and Back Again: Return Migrants in the Age of Mass Migration," NBER Working Papers 22659, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Ran Abramitzky & Leah Platt Boustan & Katherine Eriksson, 2016. "Cultural Assimilation during the Age of Mass Migration," NBER Working Papers 22381, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. Ran Abramitzky & Leah Platt Boustan, 2016. "Immigration in American Economic History," NBER Working Papers 21882, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Leah Boustan & Robert A. Margo, 2014. "Racial Differences in Health in Long-Run Perspective: A Brief Introduction," NBER Working Papers 20765, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. 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.
  13. Leah Platt Boustan & Devin Michelle Bunten & Owen Hearey, 2013. "Urbanization in the United States, 1800-2000," NBER Working Papers 19041, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  14. Leah Platt Boustan, 2013. "Racial Residential Segregation in American Cities," NBER Working Papers 19045, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. Leah Platt Boustan, 2010. "School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries," NBER Working Papers 16434, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. Leah Platt Boustan, 2007. "Was Postwar Suburbanization "White Flight"? Evidence from the Black Migration," NBER Working Papers 13543, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Articles

  1. Leah Boustan & Andrew Langan, 2019. "Variation in Women's Success across PhD Programs in Economics," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 33(1), pages 23-42, Winter.
  2. Ran Abramitzky & Leah Boustan & Katherine Eriksson, 2019. "To the New World and Back Again: Return Migrants in the Age of Mass Migration," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 72(2), pages 300-322, March.
  3. Ran Abramitzky & Leah Boustan, 2017. "Immigration in American Economic History," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 55(4), pages 1311-1345, December.
  4. Ran Abramitzky & Leah Platt Boustan & Katherine Eriksson, 2014. "A Nation of Immigrants: Assimilation and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 122(3), pages 467-506.
  5. Boustan, Leah P. & Margo, Robert A., 2013. "A silver lining to white flight? White suburbanization and African–American homeownership, 1940–1980," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 78(C), pages 71-80.
  6. 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.
  7. Leah Boustan & Fernando Ferreira & Hernan Winkler & Eric M. Zolt, 2013. "The Effect of Rising Income Inequality on Taxation and Public Expenditures: Evidence from U.S. Municipalities and School Districts, 1970–2000," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 95(4), pages 1291-1302, October.
  8. 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.
  9. Leah Boustan & Allison Shertzer, 2013. "Population Trends as a Counterweight to Central City Decline, 1950–2000," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 50(1), pages 125-147, February.
  10. 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 238-244, May.
  11. 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.
  12. 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 1832-1856, August.
  13. Leah Platt Boustan, 2010. "Was Postwar Suburbanization "White Flight"? Evidence from the Black Migration," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 125(1), pages 417-443.
  14. 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.
  15. 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(2), pages 526-528, June.
  16. 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(3), pages 755-782, September.
  17. 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(2), pages 484-488, June.
  18. 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(1), pages 243-245, March.
  19. 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(2), pages 583-585, June.

Chapters

  1. Leah Platt Boustan, 2016. "Who Left the South and How Did They Fare?," NBER Chapters, in: Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, pages 39-64, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Leah Platt Boustan, 2016. "Introduction to "Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets"," NBER Chapters, in: Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, pages 1-13, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Leah Platt Boustan, 2016. "Black Migration, White Flight," NBER Chapters, in: Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, pages 93-121, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Leah Platt Boustan, 2016. "Black Migration from the South in Historical Context," NBER Chapters, in: Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, pages 14-38, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Leah Platt Boustan, 2016. "Motivations for White Flight: The Role of Fiscal/Political Interactions," NBER Chapters, in: Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, pages 122-153, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Leah Platt Boustan, 2016. "Epilogue: Black Migration, Northern Cities, and Labor Markets after 1970," NBER Chapters, in: Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, pages 154-164, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Leah Platt Boustan, 2016. "Competition in Northern Labor Markets," NBER Chapters, in: Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, pages 65-92, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Leah Platt Boustan & Carola Frydman & Robert A. Margo, 2014. "Indexes," NBER Chapters, in: Human Capital in History: The American Record, pages 395-406, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Leah Platt Boustan & Carola Frydman & Robert A. Margo, 2014. "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.
  10. Leah Platt Boustan & William J. Collins, 2014. "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.
  11. Leah Platt Boustan & Carola Frydman & Robert A. Margo, 2014. "Front matter, table of contents, acknowledgements," NBER Chapters, in: Human Capital in History: The American Record, pages -12, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Books

  1. Leah Platt Boustan, 2016. "Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number bous-2, March.
  2. Boustan, Leah Platt & Frydman, Carola & Margo, Robert A. (ed.), 2014. "Human Capital in History," National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press, number 9780226163895, March.
  3. Leah Platt Boustan & Carola Frydman & Robert A. Margo, 2014. "Human Capital in History: The American Record," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number bous12-1, March.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 23 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (19) 2007-07-27 2007-08-27 2007-10-06 2008-02-16 2011-01-30 2012-08-23 2013-05-19 2013-05-19 2015-01-19 2016-03-23 2016-07-16 2016-10-02 2017-05-21 2019-04-08 2019-04-22 2019-05-20 2019-09-02 2019-11-04 2020-01-06. Author is listed
  2. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (12) 2007-07-27 2007-10-06 2008-02-16 2009-06-10 2012-05-02 2013-05-19 2016-07-16 2016-10-02 2019-04-08 2019-04-22 2019-11-04 2020-01-06. Author is listed
  3. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (12) 2007-07-27 2007-08-27 2007-10-06 2007-10-27 2008-02-16 2009-06-10 2011-01-30 2013-05-19 2017-05-21 2019-09-02 2019-11-04 2020-01-06. Author is listed
  4. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (11) 2007-07-27 2007-10-27 2008-02-16 2012-05-02 2012-08-23 2016-03-23 2016-07-16 2016-10-02 2017-05-21 2019-11-04 2020-01-06. Author is listed
  5. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (4) 2007-07-27 2007-10-27 2009-06-10 2013-05-19
  6. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (2) 2013-05-19 2020-01-06
  7. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2019-05-20
  8. NEP-BIG: Big Data (1) 2019-05-20
  9. NEP-CUL: Cultural Economics (1) 2016-07-16
  10. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2012-05-02
  11. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (1) 2017-05-21
  12. NEP-GEN: Gender (1) 2019-02-04
  13. NEP-GER: German Papers (1) 2016-07-16
  14. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2015-01-19
  15. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2019-02-04
  16. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2020-01-06
  17. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2013-05-19
  18. NEP-ORE: Operations Research (1) 2019-05-20
  19. NEP-PAY: Payment Systems & Financial Technology (1) 2019-05-20
  20. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2007-08-27
  21. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2016-03-23
  22. NEP-RES: Resource Economics (1) 2017-05-21
  23. NEP-SOG: Sociology of Economics (1) 2019-02-04

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