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Educational attainment and household location: the case of Chicago's lakefront
William Sander
William A. Testa
Abstract

The authors focus on the relationship between being a college graduate (that is, having a bachelor’s degree or higher) and household location in the city of Chicago’s lakefront neighborhoods, other parts of the city, and the suburbs in Illinois. Overall, their results indicate that being a college graduate is associated with living in the city’s lakefront neighborhoods relative to the suburbs. These results hold for non-Hispanic whites, blacks, and Hispanics across the metropolitan region.


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William Sander & William A. Testa, "Educational attainment and household location: the case of Chicago's lakefront", Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Economic Perspectives, issue Q IV, pages 116-129, 2010.
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Keywords: Education - Middle West - Chicago (Ill.) ; Education - Economic aspects
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