Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs: 2001

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Designed to reach a wide audience of scholars and policymakers, this new series contains studies on urban sprawl, crime, taxes, education, poverty, and related subjects.

Contents of the second issue include:

  • "Decentralized Employment and the Transformation of the American City"

    Edward Glaeser (Brookings Institution) and Matthew Kahn (Columbia University)

  • "Urban Sprawl: Lessons from Urban Economics"

    Jan K. Brueckner (University of Illinois)

  • "Can Boosting Minority Car-Ownership Rates Narrow Inter-Racial Employment Gaps?

    Steven Raphael (University of California, Berkeley) and Michael Stoll (UCLA)

  • "The Effects of Urban Poverty on Educational Outcomes: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment"

    Jens Ludwig (Georgetown University), Helen F. Ladd (Duke University), and Greg J. Duncan (Northwestern University)

  • "Explaining Recent Declines in Food Stamp Program Participation"

    Janet Currie and Jeffrey Grogger (UCLA and NBER)

  • "Racial Minorities and the Geography of Self-Employment"

    Dan Black, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, and Stuart Rosenthal (Syracuse University)

William G. Gale is the Joseph A. Pechman fellow in the Economic Studies program at the Brookings Institution. Janet Rothenberg Pack is professor of public policy and management and real estate at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.