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New Affordable Housing and School Quality Measures in Florida

@inproceedings{Johansson2016NewAH,
  title={New Affordable Housing and School Quality Measures in Florida},
  author={Mattias Johansson},
  year={2016}
}
This paper examines the impact of introducing new affordable housing on the school quality, as defined by standardized test scores, of nearby schools. The results serve to allay the concerns of opponents of affordable housing who may fear the quality of their schools would deteriorate, as well as inform policy makers considering where to place new affordable housing. I utilize data on affordable housing and schools from the state of Florida. I use an event-study model to compare the… 

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