The effect of community-level socio-economic conditions on threatening racial encounters

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Heather Antecol; Deborah A. Cobb-Clark;
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Subject: D74 | USA | Kommunale Wirtschaftsentwicklung | racial and ethnic tension; U.S. military; economics of minorities | Städtische Bevölkerungsstruktur | Ethnische Beziehungen | U.S. military | Racial and ethnic tension | Kriminalität | Stadtsoziologie | economics of minorities
    • jel: jel:D74 | jel:J15
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper contributes to the emerging literature on racial and ethnic tension by analyzing the relationship between local socio-economic conditions and the propensity for outsiders to have threatening racial encounters with insiders. We use unique data for a sample of ... View more
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