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Race and the City

Ingrid Gould Ellen and Stephen Ross ()
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Ingrid Gould Ellen: New York University

No 2018-03, Working papers from University of Connecticut, Department of Economics

Abstract: 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.

Keywords: Race; Ethnicity; Discrimination; Segregation; City; Urban (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J15 R20 R30 R50 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 13 pages
Date: 2018-04
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-pke and nep-ure
Note: Stephen L. Ross is the corresponding author
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