University of Wisconsin–Madison

Neighborhood Effects

“Neighborhood effects” are the ways in which where a person lives affects their opportunities and choices.

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Finding food assistance and food retailers in Detroit

  • Scott W. Allard, Maria V. Wathen, Sandra K. Danziger, and H. Luke Shaefer
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  • Spring/Summer 2015
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Detroit’s food justice and food systems

  • Dorceta E. Taylor and Kerry J. Ard
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  • Spring/Summer 2015
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Unaffordable America: Poverty, housing, and eviction

  • Matthew Desmond
  • Fast Focus
  • March 2015
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Brain Drain: A Child’s Brain on Poverty

  • Neil Damron
  • Poverty Fact Sheet
  • March 2015
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Educational opportunity for homeless students

  • Peter Miller, Alexandra E. Pavlakis, Lea Samartino, and Alexis K. Bourgeois
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  • Fall/Winter (2014–2015) 2015
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Reducing inequality: Neighborhood and school interventions

  • Lawrence F. Katz
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  • Fall/Winter (2014–2015) 2015
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Results of the federal urban Empowerment Zone program

  • Matias Busso, Jesse Gregory, and Patrick Kline
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  • Spring/Summer 2013