Income Inequality and Income Segregation1

  title={Income Inequality and Income Segregation1},
  author={Sean F. Reardon and Kendra Bischoff},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  pages={1092 - 1153}
This article investigates how the growth in income inequality from 1970 to 2000 affected patterns of income segregation along three dimensions: the spatial segregation of poverty and affluence, race-specific patterns of income segregation, and the geographic scale of income segregation. The evidence reveals a robust relationship between income inequality and income segregation, an effect that is larger for black families than for white families. In addition, income inequality affects income… 

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