A higher proportion of low-income households live in central cities---densely populated core cities located within metropolitan areas---compared to the suburbs. This dissertation comprises three self-contained essays and provides a new theoretical framework and empirical evidence for understanding the mechanism that concentrates and maintains poverty in U.S. central cites.My analysis relies on the national samples of the American Housing Survey (AHS ) from five survey years: 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, and 1995 (U.S. Department of Commerce 1989, 1991, 1992, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997). My unit of anbsp;...
|Title||:||Why Do the Poor Move to Cities?: The Central City/suburban Locational Choice of Low-income Households|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|