Ellora Derenoncourt discusses how economic prospects declined for the generations of African Americans that followed the Great Migration   Leave a comment

Link: https://www.aeaweb.org/research/ellora-derenoncourt-great-migration

In this AEA Research Highlights podcast, Derenoncourt discusses her findings on how some policies that encourage families to move to opportunity ignore the fundamentals that allow neighborhoods to thrive. In her paper, Derenoncourt uses evidence from the Great Migration to show why earning potential has decreased for African Americans living in those same neighborhoods that once promised a better life.

Original Air Date: March 2, 2022

Length: 19 Minutes 32 Seconds

Paper Citation: Derenoncourt, Ellora. 2022. “Can You Move to Opportunity? Evidence from the Great Migration.” American Economic Review, 112 (2): 369-408.

Posted April 18, 2022 by fiorinio in Inequality, Urban economics

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