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School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries

Leah Platt Boustan

NBER Working Paper No. 16434
Issued in October 2010

---- Acknowledgements -----

Matthew Baird, Lilia Garcia, David Lee and Angelina Morris provided excellent research assistance. Sarah Reber, Wendy Thomas and Dave Van Riper generously assisted with aspects of the data collection. I gratefully acknowledge financial support from the Center for American Politics and Public Policy and the California Center for Population Research, both at UCLA. I enjoyed productive conversations with Joshua Angrist, Nathaniel Baum-Snow, Sandra Black, David Figlio, Claudia Goldin, Lawrence Katz, Robert Margo, Douglas Miller, Sarah Reber and seminar participants at MIT, NBER Economics of Education program meeting, Society of Labor Economists, University of Arizona, UC-Davis, University of Kansas and the KALER group at UCLA. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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