English, Article, Journal or magazine article edition: Measuring Changes in the Spatial Concentration of Income and Poverty Among Suburbs of Large U.S. Metropolitan Areas Janice Fanning Madden

User activity

Share to:
 
Bookmark: http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/142148
Physical Description
  • preprint
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Measuring Changes in the Spatial Concentration of Income and Poverty Among Suburbs of Large U.S. Metropolitan Areas
Author
  • Janice Fanning Madden
Physical Description
  • preprint
Notes
  • American policy analysts and policymakers have assumed that poverty (or low income households) is increasingly concentrating in the inner suburbs of large American cities. This study demonstrates that assumption to be inaccurate. Using data on median household income and the poverty rate for metropolitan area civil divisions from the 1970, 1980, and 1990 U.S. Censuses, this study calculates two measures of the spatial concentration of income and poverty among the suburbs of 27 large metropolitan areas. The coefficient of variation and a regression of change rates on initial values to show that the spatial concentration of poverty and household income among suburbs has not increased over the last twenty years for 27 large U.S. metropolitan areas as a group. There is evidence, however, that poverty has increasingly concentrated over the last twenty years within some suburban municipalities of older metropolitan areas in the northeast and midwest, including Philadelphia, Detroit, Cleveland, Boston, Chicago, St. Louis, and New York City.
  • RePEc:wop:pennzl:398
Language
  • English
Contributed by
OAIster

Get this edition

Other links

  • Set up My libraries

    How do I set up "My libraries"?

    In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.

  • All (1)
  • Unknown (1)
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.

User activity


e.g. test cricket, Perth (WA), "Parkes, Henry"

Separate different tags with a comma. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.

Be the first to add a tag for this edition

Be the first to add this to a list

Comments and reviews

What are comments? Add a comment

No user comments or reviews for this version

Add a comment