The Impact of Residential Mobility on Measurements of Neighbourhood Effects

@inproceedings{Hedman2011TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Residential Mobility on Measurements of Neighbourhood Effects},
  author={Lina Hedman},
  year={2011}
}
Neighbourhoods and cities are dynamic; their characteristics and relative positions change over time due to constant moves in and out. However, neighbourhood effect theory and most attempts to quantitatively estimate neighbourhood effects seem to treat neighbourhoods as if they were static. This paper argues that such a view is not only strange but may also result in biased estimates. Four methodological challenges are highlighted that are directly related to mobility: (1) measures of exposure… CONTINUE READING

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