Associations between Public Housing and Individual Earnings in New Orleans

Sara Gleave
2015 Social Science Research Network  
This study uses a sample of the civilian labor force aged 16-64 constructed from the Decennial Census and American Community Survey, along with data from the HUD dataset Picture of Subsidized Households, to compare the likelihood for job earnings in relation to public housing developments in the New Orleans MSA before and after Hurricane Katrina. Results from a series of hierarchical linear models (HLM) indicate significant relationships are altered between time periods, including those from
more » ... lic and mixed-income developments, suggesting a fluid relationship between neighborhoods and economic outcomes during physical, demographic and economic restructuring.
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2676555 fatcat:6mnaovl33rgyhh67arlqr3qkbe