Assimilation and Stratification in the Homeownership Patterns of Racial and Ethnic Groups 1

  title={Assimilation and Stratification in the Homeownership Patterns of Racial and Ethnic Groups 1},
  author={Richard Alba and John R. Logan},
  journal={International Migration Review},
  pages={1314 - 1341}
  • R. Alba, J. Logan
  • Published 1 December 1992
  • Economics
  • International Migration Review
This study investigates homeownership differences among twelve racial/ethnic groups using the Public Use Sample data (PUMS) of the 1980 census. The analysis draws inspiration from two broad approaches in the literature on spatial processes—one approach is labeled as “assimilation” and the other as “stratification”—and includes both individual-level and contextual determinants. The study identifies a number of differences among non-Hispanic whites, blacks, American Indians, and Asian and… 

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