Leah Platt Boustan

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics

Box 951477

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1477

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

20

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

The Effect of Rising Income Inequality on Taxation and Public Expenditures: Evidence from U.S. Municipalities and School Districts, 1970-2000

95 The Review of Economics and Statistics 1291 (2013) , UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 10-09
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2013
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, World Bank and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Inequality, collection action, public goods, taxing and spending patterns, local government

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Immigration in American Economic History

NBER Working Paper No. w21882
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2022
Ran Abramitzky and Leah Platt Boustan
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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Income Inequality and Local Government in the United States, 1970-2000

NBER Working Paper No. w16299
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2022
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, World Bank and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Was Postwar Suburbanization "White Flight"? Evidence from the Black Migration

NBER Working Paper No. w13543
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2010
Leah Platt Boustan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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Escape from the City? The Role of Race, Income, and Local Public Goods in Post-War Suburbanization

NBER Working Paper No. w13311
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 16 May 2022
Leah Platt Boustan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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The Effect of Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets: American Cities During the Great Depression

NBER Working Paper No. w13276
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2022
Leah Platt Boustan, Price V. Fishback and Shawn Kantor
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Arizona and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Race, Segregation, and Postal Employment: New Evidence on Spatial Mismatch

NBER Working Paper No. w13462
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2022
Leah Platt Boustan and Robert A. Margo
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Urbanization in the United States, 1800-2000

NBER Working Paper No. w19041
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 May 2013 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2022
Leah Platt Boustan, devin michelle bunten and Owen Hearey
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, MIT and Analysis Group
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Europe's Tired, Poor, Huddled Masses: Self-Selection and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration

NBER Working Paper No. w15684
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 11 May 2022
Ran Abramitzky, Leah Platt Boustan and Katherine Eriksson
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of California, Davis
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10.

Racial Residential Segregation in American Cities

NBER Working Paper No. w19045
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 May 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2022
Leah Platt Boustan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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Demography and Population Loss from Central Cities, 1950-2000

NBER Working Paper No. w16435
Posted: 12 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2021
Leah Platt Boustan and Allison Shertzer
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migration and Racial Wage Convergence in the North, 1940-1970

NBER Working Paper No. w13813
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2022
Leah Platt Boustan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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13.

Cultural Assimilation During the Age of Mass Migration

NBER Working Paper No. w22381
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 11 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2022
Ran Abramitzky, Leah Platt Boustan and Katherine Eriksson
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of California, Davis
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White Suburbanization and African-American Home Ownership, 1940-1980

NBER Working Paper No. w16702
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2022
Leah Platt Boustan and Robert A. Margo
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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A Nation of Immigrants: Assimilation and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration

NBER Working Paper No. w18011
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 21 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2022
Ran Abramitzky, Leah Platt Boustan and Katherine Eriksson
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of California, Davis
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School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries

NBER Working Paper No. w16434
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2021
Leah Platt Boustan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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Have the Poor Always Been Less Likely to Migrate? Evidence from Inheritance Practices During the Age of Mass Migration

NBER Working Paper No. w18298
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2022
Ran Abramitzky, Leah Platt Boustan and Katherine Eriksson
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of California, Davis
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The Origins and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women&Apos;S Labor Force Participation

NBER Working Paper No. w19040
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 May 2013
Leah Platt Boustan and William J. Collins
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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Racial Differences in Health in Long-Run Perspective: A Brief Introduction

NBER Working Paper No. w20765
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2022
Leah Platt Boustan and Robert A. Margo
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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To the New World and Back Again: Return Migrants in the Age of Mass Migration

NBER Working Paper No. w22659
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2021
Ran Abramitzky, Leah Platt Boustan and Katherine Eriksson
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of California, Davis
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