Segregation contributes to inequality. When housing segregation is controlled for by randomly relocating families between two neighborhoods (yellow), inequality is 18% lower between 1980 and 1990 when compared to the baseline model (red). Inequality is 28% lower between 1980 and 2010 when compared to the baseline model.
Inequality - Counterfactual with Random Relocation
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