Tipping and the Effects of Segregation

  title={Tipping and the Effects of Segregation},
  author={Anders B{\"o}hlmark and Alexander Lars Philip Will{\'e}n},
  journal={American Economic Journal: Applied Economics},
We examine the effect of ethnic residential segregation on short- and long-term education and labor market outcomes of immigrants and natives. Our identification strategy builds on the one-sided tipping point model, which predicts that neighborhood native population growth drops discontinuously once the immigrant share exceeds a certain threshold. After having identified a statistically and economically significant discontinuity in native population growth at candidate tipping points in the… 
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