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Replication data for: School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Boustan, Leah Platt
Publication Date
2012-01-01
Description
  • Abstract

    I examine changes in the city-suburban housing price gap in metropolitan areas with and without court-ordered desegregation plans over the 1970s, narrowing my comparison to housing units on opposite sides of district boundaries. Desegregation of public schools in central cities reduced the demand for urban residence, leading urban housing prices and rents to decline by 6 percent relative to neighboring suburbs. Aversion to integration was due both to changes in peer composition and to student reassignment to nonneighborhood schools. The associated reduction in the urban tax base imposed a fiscal externality on remaining urban residents. (JEL H75, I21, I28, J15, R23, R31)
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Relations
  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/app.4.1.85 (Text)
Publications
  • Platt Boustan, Leah. “School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 4, no. 1 (January 2012): 85–108. https://doi.org/10.1257/app.4.1.85.
    • ID: 10.1257/app.4.1.85 (DOI)

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Boustan, Leah Platt (2012): Replication data for: School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E113813V1