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Housing Discrimination and the Pollution Exposure Gap in the United States

@inproceedings{Christensen2019HousingDA,
  title={Housing Discrimination and the Pollution Exposure Gap in the United States},
  author={Peter Ove Christensen and Ignacio Sarmiento-Barbieri and Christopher D. Timmins},
  year={2019}
}
Neighborhood pollution exposures can have significant effects on health outcomes, disproportionately affecting minority households. In this study, we combine experimental evidence on discrimination from a correspondence design in the rental housing market with observational evidence from a panel detailing the movements of 1.9 million renter households to study the extent to which discrimination constrains the housing choices of minorities in ways that contribute to a race gap in pollution… 

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