The Effect of Community-Level Socio-Economic Conditions on Threatening Racial Encounters
- Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
D74 | USA | racial and ethnic tension, U.S. military, economics of minorities | 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
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 ...