Why do the poor live in cities? The role of public transportation

More than 19 percent of people in American central cities are poor. In suburbs, just 7.5 percent of people live in poverty. The income elasticity of demand for land is too low for urban poverty to come from wealthy individuals' wanting to live where land is cheap (the traditional explanation of...

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Volume: 63
Main Author: Glaeser, Edward L
Kahn, Matthew E
Rappaport, Jordan
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: SAN DIEGO ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE 01.01.2008
Elsevier
Elsevier B.V
published in: Journal of urban economics Vol. 63; no. 1; pp. 1 - 24
Data of publication: 2008-01-01
ISSN: 0094-1190
1095-9068
EISSN: 1095-9068
Discipline: Economics
Sociology & Social History
Series: Journal of Urban Economics
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Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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