Schelling's Spatial Proximity Model of Segregation Revisited

  title={Schelling's Spatial Proximity Model of Segregation Revisited},
  author={Romans Pancs and Nicolaas J. Vriend},
  journal={Microeconomic Theory eJournal},
Schelling [1969, 1971a, 1971b, 1978] presented a microeconomic model showing how an integrated city could unravel to a rather segregated city, notwithstanding relatively mild assumptions concerning the individual agents' preferences, i.e., no agent preferring the resulting segregation. We examine the robustness of Schelling's model, focusing in particular on its driving force: the individual preferences. We show that even if all individual agents have a strict preference for perfect integration… 
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