Author: Billings, Stephen, Deming, David J., & Rockoff, Jonah

Title: School Segregation, Education Attainment and Crime. Evidence for the End of Busing in Charlotte-Mecklenburg

University Affiliation: UNC-Charlotte


Research Question: What was the impact of the end of court ordered desegregation in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools on students’ achievement test scores, criminal activity, and educational attainment? Unitary status and the end of busing in 2002 created conditions for a natural experiment that the study exploits.

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: Quarterly Journal of Economics

Journal Entry: n/a

Year: 2013


Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: Brown vs Board of Education, Resegregation, Segregation

Regions South

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Secondary Data, Survey

Method of Analysis: Regression

Sampling Frame: Students in Charlotte Mecklenburg School System

Sample Types: Random

Unit of Analysis: Student

Data Types: Quantitative

Data Description:


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