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Final Impacts Evaluation

 

 

 


FINDINGS

 

Long-Term Neighborhood Effects on Low-Income Families: Evidence from Moving to Opportunity

Jens Ludwig, Greg J. Duncan, Lisa A. Gennetian, Lawrence F. Katz, Ronald C. Kessler, Jeffrey R. Kling, and Lisa Sanbonmatsu

American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, 103(3): 226-231. May 2013.

            Full Text (PDF)

            Also issued as NBER Working Paper 18772

 

Associations of Housing Mobility Interventions for Children in High-Poverty Neighborhoods With Subsequent Mental Disorders During Adolescence

Ronald C. Kessler, Greg J. Duncan, Lisa A. Gennetian, Lawrence F. Katz, Jeffrey R. Kling, Nancy A. Sampson, Lisa Sanbonmatsu, Alan M. Zaslavsky, and Jens Ludwig

Journal of the American Medical Association, 311(9): 937-948. March 2014.

            Full Text

            Reprint (PDF)

Supplemental Content (PDF)

Interview video with lead author Ronald Kessler

This Week in JAMA podcast with commentary by Senior Editor Jody W. Zylke

 

Neighborhood Effects on the Long-Term Well-Being of Low-Income Adults

Jens Ludwig, Greg J. Duncan, Lisa A. Gennetian, Lawrence F. Katz, Ronald C. Kessler, Jeffrey R. Kling, and Lisa Sanbonmatsu

Science, 337(6101): 1505-1510. September 2012.

            Abstract

Full Text

Reprint (PDF)

            Supplementary Materials (PDF)

 

Neighborhoods, Obesity, and Diabetes — A Randomized Social Experiment

Jens Ludwig, Lisa Sanbonmatsu, Lisa Gennetian, Emma Adam, Greg J. Duncan, Lawrence Katz, Ronald Kessler, Jeffrey Kling, Stacy Tessler Lindau, Robert Whitaker, and Thomas McDade

New England Journal of Medicine. 365(16): 1509-1519. October 2011.

            Full Text (PDF)

            Supplementary Appendix (PDF)

 

Long-Term Effects of the Moving to Opportunity Residential Mobility Experiment on Crime and Delinquency

Matthew Sciandra, Lisa Sanbonmatsu, Greg J. Duncan, Lisa A. Gennetian, Lawrence F. Katz, Ronald C. Kessler, Jeffrey R. Kling, and Jens Ludwig

Journal of Experimental Criminology, 9(4): 451-489. September 2013.

            Full Text (PDF)

 

Moving to Opportunity for Fair Housing Demonstration Program - Final Impacts Evaluation

Lisa Sanbonmatsu, Jens Ludwig, Lawrence F. Katz, Lisa A. Gennetian, Greg J. Duncan, Ronald C. Kessler, Emma Adam, Thomas W. McDade, and Stacy Tessler Lindau

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research. October 2011.

            Full Report (PDF)

            Executive Summary (PDF)

            Press Release

 

Symposium on MTO. Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research, 14(2): 1-218. September 2012. Guest edited by MTO Project Director Jens Ludwig.

 

Guest Editor’s Introduction – Jens Ludwig

 

Moving to Opportunity: Why, How, and What Next? – Mark Shroder and Larry Orr

 

Achieving MTO’s High Effective Response Rates: Strategies and Tradeoffs – Nancy Gebler, Lisa A. Gennetian, Margaret L. Hudson, Barbara Ward, and Matthew Sciandra

 

MTO: A Successful Housing Intervention – Jennifer Comey, Susan Popkin, and Kaitlin Franks

 

The Long-Term Impacts of Moving to Opportunity on Adult Health and Economic Self-Sufficiency – Lisa Sanbonmatsu, Jordan Marvakov, Nicholas A. Potter, Emma Adam,

Greg J. Duncan, Lisa A. Gennetian, Lawrence F. Katz, Jeffrey R. Kling, Ronald C. Kessler, Stacy Tessler Lindau, Jens Ludwig, and Thomas W. McDade

 

The Long-Term Impacts of Moving to Opportunity on Youth Outcomes – Lisa A. Gennetian, Matthew Sciandra, Lisa Sanbonmatsu, Jens Ludwig, Lawrence F. Katz, Greg J. Duncan, Jeffrey R. Kling, and Ronald C. Kessler

 

Making MTO Health Results More Relevant to Current Housing Policy: Next Steps – Thomas D. Cook and Coady Wing

 

Constrained Compliance: Solving the Puzzle of MTO’s Lease-Up Rates and Why Mobility Matters – Kathryn Edin, Stefanie DeLuca, and Ann Owens

 

Increasing the Value of MTO Research for Housing Policy Development – Edgar O. Olsen

 

Moving Neighborhoods Versus Reforming Schools: A Canadian’s Perspective – Philip Oreopoulos

 

Commentary: MTO’s Contribution to a Virtuous Cycle of Policy Experimentation and Learning – Margery Austin Turner

 

Why Concentrated Poverty Matters

Lisa A. Gennetian, Jens Ludwig, Thomas McDade, and Lisa Sanbonmatsu

Pathways Magazine, Spring 2013: 9-13.

 

Helping Poor Families Gain and Sustain Access to High-Opportunity Neighborhoods

Margery Austin Turner, Jennifer Comey, Daniel Kuehn, and Austin Nichols

Urban Institute Research Brief. December 2011.

 

 


INVESTIGATORS & ADVISORS

 

Principal Investigator: Lawrence F. Katz, PhD, National Bureau of Economic Research and Harvard University

 

Project Director: Jens Ludwig, PhD, University of Chicago

 

Director of Survey Data Collection: Nancy Gebler, MA, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan

 

Government Technical Representative & Project Officer: Mark Shroder, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research, Evaluation and Monitoring, HUD Office of Policy Development & Research

 

MTO Research Team Investigators

Greg Duncan, PhD, University of California-Irvine, Co-Investigator

Ronald Kessler, PhD, Harvard University, Co-Investigator

Jeffrey Kling, PhD, NBER, Co-Investigator

Lisa Gennetian, PhD, Brookings Institution, Deputy Project Director

Lisa Sanbonmatsu, PhD, NBER, Senior Researcher

 

Experts working with the MTO Research Team

Emma Adam, PhD, Northwestern University

Stacy Tessler Lindau, MD, MAPP, University of Chicago

Thomas McDade, PhD, Northwestern University

John Rickford, PhD, Stanford University

Donald Rock, PhD, Educational Testing Service

Robert Whitaker, MD, MPH, Temple University

 

Technical Review Panel

J. Lawrence Aber, New York University

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Columbia University

Charles Brown, University of Michigan

William Congdon, Brookings Institution

Thomas Cook, Northwestern University

Kenneth Dodge, Duke University

Christopher Jencks, Harvard University

Terrie Moffitt, University of Wisconsin

Kathleen Mullan Harris, University of North Carolina

Kevin Neary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Edgar Olsen, University of Virginia

Robert Sampson, Harvard University

Eldar Shafir, Princeton University

Mark Shroder, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Laurence Steinberg, Temple University

Jane Waldfogel, Columbia University

 

NBER Research Analysts & Assistants

Current

Ray Yun Gou

Matthew Sciandra

 

Past

Joe Amick

Alessandra Del Conte Dickovick

Magali Fassiotto

Ryan Gillette

Ijun Lai

Santhi Hariprasad

Jordan Marvakov

Plamen Nikolov

Nicholas Potter

Fanghua Yang

Sabrina Yusuf

Michael Zabek

 

 


FUNDERS

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development

The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Center for Health Administration Studies at the University of Chicago

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

National Institutes of Health

National Science Foundation

Population Research Center at the National Opinion Research Center

Russell Sage Foundation

Smith Richardson Foundation

The Spencer Foundation

U.S. Department of Education

Other Private Foundations

 

Additional funding in support of Dr. Lindau’s time on the project comes from the National Opinion Research Center and the Center on the Demography and Economics of Aging at the University of Chicago


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