When moving to opportunity offers no opportunity at all: A lesson from the Great Migration | Brain Trust
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Economist Ellora Derenoncourt studied the way northern cities responded to black migration.
Trevon D Logan
Great new piece by
featuring the excellent research of
on the hostile response of whites to the Great Migration. One finding: blacks moved in—> public goods ⬇️⬇️and policing expenditures ⬆️⬆️ dramatically.
The Great Migration is a cautionary tale that moving to opportunity might not provide opportunities for the next generation says
in a great piece by
Millions of black Americans migrated from the South to Northern cities during the Great Migration in search of opportunity and safety. Did they find either?
research reveals a tragic story of white backlash & lost opportunity.
In a fascinating study on the Great Migration,
shows that moving to opportunity can end up with no opportunity at all if the response at the “opportunity destination” is a backlash — ⬇️school & ⬆️police funding.
Some thoughtful press coverage of Ellora Derenoncourt's dissertation research on the Great Migration
When moving to opportunity offers no opportunity at all: A lesson from the Great Migration