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Location and Education in South African Cities under and after Apartheid

  • Harris Selod

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  • Yves Zenou

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We present a model that focuses on the links between location and educational choices in South African cities. Be comparing the Apartheid city and the post-Apartheid city, we show that the inequality in South Africa between blacks and whites decreases when Apartheid laws are removed.

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Paper provided by Centre de Recherche en Economie et Statistique in its series Working Papers with number 99-66.

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