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Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets

Leah Platt Boustan

Published in October 2016 by Princeton University Press
in NBER Book Series Long-Term Factors in Economic Development

NBER Program(s):DAE, LS

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197 pages
ISBN: 978-0-691-15087-1

Table of Contents

Introduction: Leah Platt Boustan (p. 1 - 13) (bibliographic info)
1. Black Migration from the South in Historical Context: Leah Platt Boustan (p. 14 - 38) (bibliographic info)
2. Who Left the South and How Did They Fare?: Leah Platt Boustan (p. 39 - 64) (bibliographic info)
3. Competition in Northern Labor Markets: Leah Platt Boustan (p. 65 - 92) (bibliographic info)
4. Black Migration, White Flight: Leah Platt Boustan (p. 93 - 121) (bibliographic info)
5. Motivations for White Flight: The Role of Fiscal/Political Interactions: Leah Platt Boustan (p. 122 - 153) (bibliographic info)
6. Epilogue: Black Migration, Northern Cities, and Labor Markets after 1970: Leah Platt Boustan (p. 154 - 164) (bibliographic info)
 
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