Reexamining the moving to opportunity study and its contribution to changing the distribution of poverty and ethnic concentration

@article{Clark2008ReexaminingTM,
  title={Reexamining the moving to opportunity study and its contribution to changing the distribution of poverty and ethnic concentration},
  author={William A. V. Clark},
  journal={Demography},
  year={2008},
  volume={45},
  pages={515-535}
}
For the past decade and a half, a concerted effort has been undertaken to determine whether policy interventions in residential location can solve the problems of inner-city poverty and racial concentration. Studies based on data from the Gautreaux litigation and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)—sponsored Moving to Opportunity (MTO) program have provided an overall optimistic interpretation of the possibilities of improving inner-city lives via mobility vouchers and… CONTINUE READING

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