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May 2013The Origins and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation
with William J. Collins: w19040

Forthcoming: 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
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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

A Nation of Immigrants: Assimilation and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration,” with Leah Boustan and Katherine Eriksson, forthcoming Journal of Political Economy [current draft: August 2013]

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

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