Are Ghettos Good or Bad?

@inproceedings{Cutler1995AreGG,
  title={Are Ghettos Good or Bad?},
  author={D. Cutler and E. Glaeser},
  year={1995}
}
  • D. Cutler, E. Glaeser
  • Published 1995
  • Economics
  • Theory suggests that spatial separation of racial and ethnic groups can have both positive and negative effects on the economic performance of minorities. Racial segregation may be damaging because it curtails informational connections with the larger community or because concentrations of poverty deter human capital accumulation and encourage crime. Alternatively racial segregation might ensure that minorities have middle-class role models and thus promote good outcomes. We examine the effects… CONTINUE READING
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