Gentrification and Residential Mobility in Philadelphia.

  title={Gentrification and Residential Mobility in Philadelphia.},
  author={Lei Ding and Jackelyn Hwang and Eileen Divringi},
  journal={Regional science and urban economics},
Gentrification has provoked considerable controversy surrounding its effects on residential displacement. Using a unique individual-level, longitudinal data set, this study examines mobility rates and residential destinations of residents in gentrifying neighborhoods during the recent housing boom and bust in Philadelphia for various strata of residents and different types of gentrification. We find that vulnerable residents, those with low credit scores and without mortgages, are generally no… CONTINUE READING
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