Escape from the City? The Role of Race, Income, and Local Public Goods in Post-War Suburbanization [report]

Leah Platt Boustan
2007 unpublished
Suburbs allow for sorting across towns, increasing inequality in resources for education and other local public goods. This paper demonstrates that postwar suburbanization was, in part, a flight from the declining income of city residents.
doi:10.3386/w13311 fatcat:6qf7g7gar5fqfhoitrwr3z4vtm