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Homepage:http://www.princeton.edu/~lboustan/
Workplace:Industrial Relations Section, Department of Economics, Princeton University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2023

  1. Law-Abiding Immigrants: The Incarceration Gap Between Immigrants and the US-born, 1870–2020
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. The Refugee Advantage: English-Language Attainment in the Early Twentieth Century
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  3. White Flight from Asian Immigration: Evidence from California Public Schools
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2022

  1. Computerized Machine Tools and the Transformation of US Manufacturing
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2021

  1. The Effect of Immigration on Local Labor Markets: Lessons from the 1920s Border Closure
    Research Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Downloads

2020

  1. Leaving the Enclave: Historical Evidence on Immigrant Mobility from the Industrial Removal Office
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (21)

2019

  1. Automated Linking of Historical Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Journal Article Automated Linking of Historical Data, Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association (2021) Downloads View citations (27) (2021)
  2. Does Condominium Development Lead to Gentrification?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Intergenerational Mobility of Immigrants in the US over Two Centuries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
  4. The Effects of Immigration on the Economy: Lessons from the 1920s Border Closure
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (31)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2019) Downloads View citations (30)
  5. The Intergenerational Effects of a Large Wealth Shock: White Southerners After the Civil War
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (32)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2019) Downloads View citations (30)

    See also Journal Article The Intergenerational Effects of a Large Wealth Shock: White Southerners after the Civil War, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2021) Downloads View citations (20) (2021)
  6. Variation in Women’s Success Across PhD Programs in Economics
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Journal Article Variation in Women's Success across PhD Programs in Economics, Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association (2019) Downloads View citations (20) (2019)

2017

  1. The Effect of Natural Disasters on Economic Activity in US Counties: A Century of Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Journal Article The effect of natural disasters on economic activity in US counties: A century of data, Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier (2020) Downloads View citations (71) (2020)

2016

  1. Cultural Assimilation during the Age of Mass Migration
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (47)
  2. Immigration in American Economic History
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Journal Article Immigration in American Economic History, Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association (2017) Downloads View citations (128) (2017)
  3. To the New World and Back Again: Return Migrants in the Age of Mass Migration
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article To the New World and Back Again: Return Migrants in the Age of Mass Migration, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School (2019) Downloads View citations (18) (2019)

2014

  1. Racial Differences in Health in Long-Run Perspective: A Brief Introduction
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2013

  1. Racial Residential Segregation in American Cities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
  2. The Origins and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Chapter The Origin and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation, NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (16) (2014)
  3. Urbanization in the United States, 1800-2000
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)

2012

  1. A Nation of Immigrants: Assimilation and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Journal Article A Nation of Immigrants: Assimilation and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration, Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press (2014) Downloads View citations (180) (2014)
  2. Have the Poor Always Been Less Likely to Migrate? Evidence From Inheritance Practices During the Age of Mass Migration
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article Have the poor always been less likely to migrate? Evidence from inheritance practices during the age of mass migration, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2013) Downloads View citations (89) (2013)

2011

  1. WHITE SUBURBANIZATION AND AFRICAN-AMERICAN HOME OWNERSHIP, 1940-1980
    Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. Demography and Population Loss from Central Cities, 1950-2000
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Europe's Tired, Poor, Huddled Masses: Self-Selection and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (83)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (2010) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article Europe's Tired, Poor, Huddled Masses: Self-Selection and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2012) Downloads View citations (295) (2012)
  3. Income Inequality and Local Government in the United States, 1970-2000
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
  4. School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association (2012) Downloads View citations (26) (2012)

2008

  1. Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migration and Racial Wage Convergence in the North, 1940-1970
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. JOB DECENTRALIZATION AND RESIDENTIAL LOCATION
    Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Escape from the City? The Role of Race, Income, and Local Public Goods in Post-War Suburbanization
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Race, Segregation, and Postal Employment: New Evidence on Spatial Mismatch
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  3. The Effect of Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets: American Cities During the Great Depression
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article The Effect of Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets:American Cities during the Great Depression, Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press (2010) Downloads View citations (115) (2010)
  4. Was Postwar Suburbanization "White Flight"? Evidence from the Black Migration
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Was Postwar Suburbanization "White Flight"? Evidence from the Black Migration, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (2010) Downloads View citations (131) (2010)

Journal Articles

2021

  1. Automated Linking of Historical Data
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2021, 59, (3), 865-918 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper Automated Linking of Historical Data, NBER Working Papers (2019) Downloads View citations (44) (2019)
  2. Intergenerational Mobility of Immigrants in the United States over Two Centuries
    American Economic Review, 2021, 111, (2), 580-608 Downloads View citations (46)
  3. The Intergenerational Effects of a Large Wealth Shock: White Southerners after the Civil War
    American Economic Review, 2021, 111, (11), 3767-94 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper The Intergenerational Effects of a Large Wealth Shock: White Southerners After the Civil War, NBER Working Papers (2019) Downloads View citations (32) (2019)

2020

  1. Discrimination and the Returns to Cultural Assimilation in the Age of Mass Migration
    AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2020, 110, 340-46 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Do Immigrants Assimilate More Slowly Today Than in the Past?
    American Economic Review: Insights, 2020, 2, (1), 125-41 Downloads View citations (62)
  3. The effect of natural disasters on economic activity in US counties: A century of data
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2020, 118, (C) Downloads View citations (71)
    See also Working Paper The Effect of Natural Disasters on Economic Activity in US Counties: A Century of Data, NBER Working Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (35) (2017)

2019

  1. To the New World and Back Again: Return Migrants in the Age of Mass Migration
    ILR Review, 2019, 72, (2), 300-322 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper To the New World and Back Again: Return Migrants in the Age of Mass Migration, NBER Working Papers (2016) Downloads View citations (1) (2016)
  2. Variation in Women's Success across PhD Programs in Economics
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2019, 33, (1), 23-42 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper Variation in Women’s Success Across PhD Programs in Economics, NBER Working Papers (2019) Downloads View citations (22) (2019)

2017

  1. Immigration in American Economic History
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2017, 55, (4), 1311-45 Downloads View citations (128)
    See also Working Paper Immigration in American Economic History, NBER Working Papers (2016) Downloads View citations (17) (2016)

2014

  1. A Nation of Immigrants: Assimilation and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration
    Journal of Political Economy, 2014, 122, (3), 467 - 506 Downloads View citations (180)
    See also Working Paper A Nation of Immigrants: Assimilation and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration, NBER Working Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (28) (2012)

2013

  1. A silver lining to white flight? White suburbanization and African–American homeownership, 1940–1980
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2013, 78, (C), 71-80 Downloads View citations (24)
  2. Have the poor always been less likely to migrate? Evidence from inheritance practices during the age of mass migration
    Journal of Development Economics, 2013, 102, (C), 2-14 Downloads View citations (89)
    See also Working Paper Have the Poor Always Been Less Likely to Migrate? Evidence From Inheritance Practices During the Age of Mass Migration, NBER Working Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (10) (2012)
  3. Local public goods and the demand for high-income municipalities
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2013, 76, (C), 71-82 Downloads View citations (15)
  4. Population Trends as a Counterweight to Central City Decline, 1950–2000
    Demography, 2013, 50, (1), 125-147 Downloads View citations (14)
  5. 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, 2013, 95, (4), 1291-1302 Downloads View citations (51)

2012

  1. Europe's Tired, Poor, Huddled Masses: Self-Selection and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration
    American Economic Review, 2012, 102, (5), 1832-56 Downloads View citations (295)
    See also Working Paper Europe's Tired, Poor, Huddled Masses: Self-Selection and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration, NBER Working Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (83) (2010)
  2. Moving to Higher Ground: Migration Response to Natural Disasters in the Early Twentieth Century
    American Economic Review, 2012, 102, (3), 238-44 Downloads View citations (151)
  3. School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2012, 4, (1), 85-108 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries, NBER Working Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (1) (2010)

2010

  1. 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, 2010, 70, (2), 526-528 Downloads
  2. The Effect of Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets:American Cities during the Great Depression
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2010, 28, (4), 719-746 Downloads View citations (115)
    See also Working Paper The Effect of Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets: American Cities During the Great Depression, NBER Working Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (7) (2007)
  3. Was Postwar Suburbanization "White Flight"? Evidence from the Black Migration
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2010, 125, (1), 417-443 Downloads View citations (131)
    See also Working Paper Was Postwar Suburbanization "White Flight"? Evidence from the Black Migration, NBER Working Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (2) (2007)

2009

  1. Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migration and Racial Wage Convergence in the North, 1940–1970
    The Journal of Economic History, 2009, 69, (3), 755-782 Downloads View citations (38)

2007

  1. Black Migration, White Flight: The Effect of Black Migration on Northern Cities and Labor Markets
    The Journal of Economic History, 2007, 67, (2), 484-488 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. 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, 2007, 67, (1), 243-245 Downloads

2005

  1. 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 Foundation, 2004. Pp. ix, 390. $45.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 2005, 65, (2), 583-585 Downloads

Books

2016

  1. Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (32)

2014

  1. Human Capital in History: The American Record
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (151)

Edited books

2014

  1. Human Capital in History
    National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press View citations (30)

Chapters

2024

  1. Introduction to "The Economic History of American Inequality: New Evidence and Perspectives"
    A chapter in The Economic History of American Inequality: New Evidence and Perspectives, 2024 Downloads
  2. The Political Fallout of Machine Tool Automation in the Mid-20th Century United States
    A chapter in The Economic History of American Inequality: New Evidence and Perspectives, 2024 Downloads

2016

  1. Black Migration from the South in Historical Context
    A chapter in Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, 2016, pp 14-38
  2. Black Migration, White Flight
    A chapter in Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, 2016, pp 93-121
  3. Competition in Northern Labor Markets
    A chapter in Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, 2016, pp 65-92 View citations (20)
  4. Epilogue: Black Migration, Northern Cities, and Labor Markets after 1970
    A chapter in Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, 2016, pp 154-164
  5. Introduction to "Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets"
    A chapter in Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, 2016, pp 1-13 View citations (31)
  6. Motivations for White Flight: The Role of Fiscal/Political Interactions
    A chapter in Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, 2016, pp 122-153
  7. Who Left the South and How Did They Fare?
    A chapter in Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, 2016, pp 39-64

2014

  1. Front matter, table of contents, acknowledgements
    A chapter in Human Capital in History: The American Record, 2014, pp -12 Downloads
  2. Indexes
    A chapter in Human Capital in History: The American Record, 2014, pp 395-406 Downloads
  3. Introduction to "Human Capital in History: The American Record"
    A chapter in Human Capital in History: The American Record, 2014, pp 1-14 Downloads View citations (26)
  4. The Origin and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation
    A chapter in Human Capital in History: The American Record, 2014, pp 205-240 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper The Origins and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (6) (2013)
 
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