James E. Rosenbaum

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This paper uses data from a randomized housing-mobility experiment to study the effects of relocating families from highto low-poverty neighborhoods on juvenile crime. Outcome measures come from juvenile arrest records taken from government administrative data. Our Žndings seem to suggest that providing families with the opportunity to move to lower-poverty(More)
We examined whether the Gautreaux residential mobility program, which moved poor black volunteer families who were living in inner-city Chicago into more-affluent and integrated neighborhoods, produced long-run improvements in the neighborhood environments of the participants. We found that although all the participants moved in the 6 to 22 years since(More)
After describing the distinctive features of various policy models of residential mobility, we examine the long-term outcomes of the Gautreaux program. Administrative records provide baseline characteristics for all participants, and we located recent addresses for over 99 percent of a random sample of 1,506 participants an average of 14 years after(More)
BACKGROUND Rheumatologic diseases may cause neurologic disorders that mimic multiple sclerosis (MS). A panel of serum autoantibodies is often obtained as part of the evaluation of patients suspected of having MS. OBJECTIVES To determine, in light of recently revised diagnostic criteria for MS, neuromyelitis optica, and Sjogren's Syndrome, if testing for(More)
The culture of poverty model implies that low-income individuals who acquired a low sense of efŽcacy will retain it, while the geography of opportunity model implies that that they will change if their opportunities improve. The Gautreaux Program moves low-income black families to the city or suburbs in a quasi-random procedure. Participants who moved to(More)
One long-standing motivation for low-income housing programs is the possibility that housing affordability and housing conditions generate externalities, including on children’s behavior and long-term life outcomes. We take advantage of a randomized housing voucher lottery in Chicago in 1997 to examine the longterm impact of housing assistance on a wide(More)
University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University. He has published extensively on housing and education issues. ** Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Center for Social Organization of Schools, Johns Hopkins University. B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Northwestern University. She is engaged in several projects focused on the longitudinal effects(More)
For this study of attitudes surrounding premedical education, the authors examined the consequences of competitive pressure for admission to medical school. Responses of premedical and other students were compared on a number of topics including: self-descriptions, premedical stereotypes, occupational values, attitudes toward various occupations, and(More)