The effects of housing market discrimination on earnings inequality

Book Section

Examines the empirical relationship between residential segregation in a metropolitan area and racial wage disparities in the same metropolitan area; details the correlation between loan denial rates and racial wage disparities in MSAs and accounts for competing factors explaining these patterns; concludes that eradicating residential segregation or diminishing racial gaps in loan denials will not have any immediate impact on narrowing earnings gaps.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Myers, SL; Darity, WA; Marsh, K

Published Date

  • July 8, 2009

Book Title

  • The Integration Debate: Competing Futures for American Cities

Start / End Page

  • 119 - 129

International Standard Book Number 10 (ISBN-10)

  • 0203890469

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9780203890462

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.4324/9780203890462

Citation Source

  • Scopus