Does Gentrification Displace Poor Children? New Evidence from New York City Medicaid Data
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We thank John Billings, Jim Knickman, and Tod Mijanovich for assistance with the New York State Medicaid data and Maxwell Austensen and the Furman Center for assistance with gentrification measures; seminar participants at AREUEA national meetings, Eastern Economics Association meetings, Academy Health meetings, the Trachtenberg School at George Washington University, the Martin School at University of Kentucky, the NYU Wagner Policies for Action Research Meeting, Ed Glaeser, and Judith Ricks for comments on prior versions of this paper; and the Policies for Action program office at the Urban Institute and Kerry Anne McGeary and Mona Shah at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for advice and support. We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Policies for Action program. This analysis uses New York State Medicaid data, and the views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the New York State Department of Health or the National Bureau of Economic Research.