Panel: New Evidence On Neighborhood Preferences and Effects
(Housing & Community Development)

Saturday, November 10, 2012: 1:45 PM-3:15 PM
Baltimore Theatre (Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Moderators:  Michael Lens, University of California, Los Angeles and Jorge De la Roca, NYU Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy
Chairs:  George Galster, Wayne State University

These four papers study both the underlying causes and the consequences of the choices households make to live in particular neighborhoods.

Does Neighborhood Quality Impact Health and Well-being? Evidence from the Moving to Opportunity Demonstration
Shawn R Moulton1, Laura Peck1 and Keri-Nicole Dillman2, (1)Abt Associates, Inc., (2)Independent

Housing and Neighborhood Selection Among the Urban Poor
Matthew Desmond and Tracey Shollenberger, Harvard University

Targeted Business Incentives and Local Labor Markets
Matthew Freedman, Cornell University

Do Minoritites Pay More for Identical Rental Housing In Predominantly White Areas?
Dirk W. Early, Southwestern University, Paul Carrillo, George Washington University and Edgar Olsen, University of Virginia

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