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Race, Immigrant Status, and Housing Tenure Choice
This paper applies Census microdata from 1980 and 1990 to assess the determinants of housing tenure choice among racial and ethnic groups in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Like previous research,Expand
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The Changing Problem of Overcrowded Housing
Abstract Overcrowding has increased in the U.S. after decades of decline—dramatically so in some locales and for some ethnic groups. The nature of the problem and its very definition for policyExpand
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Immigrant Trajectories into Homeownership: A Temporal Analysis of Residential Assimilation 1
  • D. Myers, S. W. Lee
  • Geography, Medicine
  • The International migration review
  • 1 September 1998
Homeownership is an important symbol of a middle-class standard of living and residential assimilation in the United States. This study explores the rate of advancement into homeownership ofExpand
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Constructing the Future in Planning: A Survey of Theories and Tools
The fuItLu-e is a long-recognized focus of thie uirban planning profession, but it has been nieglected of late particuLlarly in the academiiic COmmLullity. This article reviews concepts, theories,Expand
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Inclusion of immigrant status in smoking prevalence statistics.
OBJECTIVES Data from the 1995-1996 and 1998-1999 Current Population Survey tobacco use supplements were used to examine smoking prevalence statistics by race/ethnicity and immigrant status. METHODSExpand
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Cohort Longitudinal Estimation of Housing Careers
The housing life cycle is a time-honoured approach to longitudinal conception of people's housing careers, but one difficult to measure accurately. Cross-sectional data often provide a misleadingExpand
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Immigration cohorts and residential overcrowding in southern California
To what degree do immigrants reduce their high rates of residential overcrowding with increasing length of residence in the United States? This question is addressed through the application of aExpand
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The Gradient of Immigrant Age-at-Arrival Effects on Socioeconomic Outcomes in the U.S. 1
A young age at arrival is believed to be an important predictor of adult immigrant achievement, but there is no consensus on what age(s) at arrival is pivotal/crucial/critical. The 2000 censusExpand
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Current preferences and future demand for denser residential environments
Abstract This article assesses the future demand for denser, more walkable residential environments in the United States as a whole. A review of survey evidence on preferences is coupled withExpand
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Building Knowledge about Quality of Life for Urban Planning
Abstract The comprehensive notion of community quality of life holds important opportunities for planning. Popular interest in the subject, both as a curiosity and as a goal of many interest groups,Expand
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