The Dynamics of Residential Segregation in Buffalo: An Agent-based Simulation

  title={The Dynamics of Residential Segregation in Buffalo: An Agent-based Simulation},
  author={Li Yin},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  pages={2749 - 2770}
  • L. Yin
  • Published 12 October 2009
  • Economics
  • Urban Studies
Race and class factors have been studied as underlying causes of segregation for many years. Individual choices on race and economic constraints of living in one area versus another play an important role in residential segregation. An attempt has not yet been made to simulate the interplay of neighbourhood racial and economic composition in forming segregation using empirical micro-level data. Using City of Buffalo data, this study explores how individuals’ housing location choices with… 

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