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Race and the City

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  • Ingrid Gould Ellen

    (New York University)

  • Stephen L. Ross

    (University of Connecticut)

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This paper provides the introduction to the special issue on Race and the City in the Journal of Housing Economics in 2018. The paper surveys relevant topics on racial and ethnic discrimination and residential segregation, and provides a more detailed discussion of the specific papers in the special issue. The paper primarily focuses on the literatures on discrimination in housing, on-line markets and policing. In terms of racial segregation, the paper discusses work related to the pattern of residential segregation and the causes and consequences of segregation.

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  • Ingrid Gould Ellen & Stephen L. Ross, 2018. "Race and the City," Working papers 2018-03, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:uct:uconnp:2018-03
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    Keywords

    Race; Ethnicity; Discrimination; Segregation; City; Urban;
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    JEL classification:

    • J15 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Minorities, Races, Indigenous Peoples, and Immigrants; Non-labor Discrimination
    • R20 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - General
    • R30 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Real Estate Markets, Spatial Production Analysis, and Firm Location - - - General
    • R50 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Regional Government Analysis - - - General

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