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NBER Publications by Leah Platt Boustan

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Books

Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets
Forthcoming from Princeton University Press
in NBER Book Series Long-Term Factors in Economic Development

Human Capital in History: The American Record
with Carola Frydman, Robert A. Margo
Conference held December 7-8, 2012
Published in October 2014 by University of Chicago Press
© 2014 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

Working Papers and Chapters

July 2016Cultural Assimilation during the Age of Mass Migration
with Ran Abramitzky, Katherine Eriksson: w22381
January 2016Immigration in American Economic History
with Ran Abramitzky: w21882
December 2014Racial Differences in Health in Long-Run Perspective: A Brief Introduction
with Robert A. Margo: w20765
October 2014The Origin and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation
with William J. Collins
in Human Capital in History: The American Record, Leah Platt Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo, editors
Introduction to "Human Capital in History: The American Record"
with Carola Frydman, Robert A. Margo
in Human Capital in History: The American Record, Leah Platt Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo, editors
Front matter, table of contents, acknowledgements
with Carola Frydman, Robert A. Margo
in Human Capital in History: The American Record, Leah Platt Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo, editors
Indexes
with Carola Frydman, Robert A. Margo
in Human Capital in History: The American Record, Leah Platt Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo, editors
May 2013The Origins and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation
with William J. Collins: w19040

Published: The Origin and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation, Leah Platt Boustan, William J. Collins. in Human Capital in History: The American Record, Boustan, Frydman, and Margo. 2014

Urbanization in the United States, 1800-2000
with Devin Bunten, Owen Hearey: w19041
Racial Residential Segregation in American Cities
w19045

Published: Racial Residential Segregation in American Cities Leah Platt Boustan The Oxford Handbook of Urban Economics and Planning Edited by Nancy Brooks, Kieran Donaghy, and Gerrit‐Jan Knaap

August 2012Have the Poor Always Been Less Likely to Migrate? Evidence From Inheritance Practices During the Age of Mass Migration
with Ran Abramitzky, Katherine Eriksson: w18298

Published: Abramitzky, Ran & Boustan, Leah Platt & Eriksson, Katherine, 2013. "Have the poor always been less likely to migrate? Evidence from inheritance practices during the age of mass migration," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 102(C), pages 2-14. citation courtesy of

April 2012A Nation of Immigrants: Assimilation and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration
with Ran Abramitzky, Katherine Eriksson: w18011

Published: “A Nation of Immigrants: Assimilation and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration,” with Leah Boustan and Katherine Eriksson, Journal of Political Economy, Volume 122, Number 3, June 2014

January 2011White Suburbanization and African-American Home Ownership, 1940-1980
with Robert A. Margo: w16702

Published: "A Silver Lining to White Flight? White Suburbanization and African-American Homeownership, 1940-1980," with Robert A. Margo. Journal of Urban Economics, 2013.

October 2010School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries
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Published: Leah Platt Boustan, 2012. "School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 4(1), pages 85-108, January. citation courtesy of

Demography and Population Loss from Central Cities, 1950-2000
with Allison Shertzer: w16435

Published: “Population Trends as a Counterweight to Central City Decline,” with Allison Shertzer. Demography 50.1 (2013): 125–47.

August 2010Income Inequality and Local Government in the United States, 1970-2000
with Fernando Ferreira, Hernan Winkler, Eric Zolt: w16299

Published: “The Effect of Rising Income Inequality on Taxa tion and Public Expenditures: Evidence from US Municipalities and School Districts, 1970-2000,” with Fernando Ferreira, Hernan Winkler and Eric Zolt. Review of Economics and Statistics , 95 (2013), 1291–1302.

January 2010Europe's tired, poor, huddled masses: Self-selection and economic outcomes in the age of mass migration
with Ran Abramitzky, Katherine Eriksson: w15684

Published: Ran Abramitzky & Leah Platt Boustan & Katherine Eriksson, 2012. "Europe's Tired, Poor, Huddled Masses: Self-Selection and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 102(5), pages 1832-56, August. citation courtesy of

February 2008Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migration and Racial Wage Convergence in the North, 1940-1970
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Published: Boustan, Leah Platt, 2009. "Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migration and Racial Wage Convergence in the North, 1940?1970," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 69(03), pages 755-782, September. citation courtesy of

October 2007Was Postwar Suburbanization "White Flight"? Evidence from the Black Migration
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Published: Leah Platt Boustan, 2010. "Was Postwar Suburbanization "White Flight"? Evidence from the Black Migration," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 125(1), pages 417-443, February. citation courtesy of

Race, Segregation, and Postal Employment: New Evidence on Spatial Mismatch
with Robert A. Margo: w13462

Published: Journal of Urban Economics Volume 65, Issue 1, January 2009, Pages 1–10

August 2007Escape from the City? The Role of Race, Income, and Local Public Goods in Post-War Suburbanization
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Published: “Was Postwar Suburbanization 'White Flight'? Evidence from the Black Migration.” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2010.

July 2007The Effect of Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets: American Cities During the Great Depression
with Price V. Fishback, Shawn E. Kantor: w13276

Published: Leah Platt Boustan & Price V. Fishback & Shawn Kantor, 2010. "The Effect of Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets:American Cities during the Great Depression," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 28(4), pages 719-746, October. citation courtesy of

January PublicationIntroduction to "Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets"
in Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, Leah Platt Boustan
Black Migration from the South in Historical Context
in Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, Leah Platt Boustan
Who Left the South and How Did They Fare?
in Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, Leah Platt Boustan
Competition in Northern Labor Markets
in Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, Leah Platt Boustan
Black Migration, White Flight
in Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, Leah Platt Boustan
Motivations for White Flight: The Role of Fiscal/Political Interactions
in Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, Leah Platt Boustan
Epilogue: Black Migration, Northern Cities and Labor Markets after 1970
in Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, Leah Platt Boustan

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