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    • A unified framework for measuring preferences for schools and neighborhoods 

      Bayer, Patrick; Ferreira, F; McMillan, Robert (Journal of Political Economy, 2007-10-23)
      This paper develops a framework for estimating household preferences for school and neighborhood attributes in the presence of sorting. It embeds a boundary discontinuity design in a heterogeneous residential choice model, ...
    • Estimating Racial Price Differentials in the Housing Market 

      Bayer, Patrick; Casey, M; Ferreira, F; McMillan, Robert (Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2013-03-01)
      This paper uses unique panel data covering over two million repeat-sales housing transactions from four metropolitan areas to test for the presence of racial price differentials in the housing market. Drawing on the strengths ...
    • Price Discrimination in the Housing Market 

      Bayer, Patrick; Casey, M; Ferreira, F; McMillan, Robert (Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2012-05-01)
      This paper sets out a new research design to test for price discrimination by sellers in the housing market. The design controls carefully for unobserved differences in the quality of neighborhoods and homes purchased by ...
    • Racial Sorting and Neighborhood Quality 

      Bayer, Patrick; McMillan, Robert (2005)
      In cities throughout the United States, blacks tend to live in significantly poorer and lower-amenity neighborhoods than whites. An obvious first-order explanation for this is that an individual's race is strongly correlated ...
    • Residential Segregation in General Equilibrium 

      Bayer, Patrick; McMillan, Robert; Rueben, Kim S (2004)
      This paper studies the causes and consequences of racial segregation using a new general equilibrium model that treats neighborhood compositions as endogenous. The model is estimated using unusually detailed restricted Census ...
    • Separate when equal? Racial inequality and residential segregation 

      Bayer, Patrick; Fang, H; McMillan, Robert (Journal of Urban Economics, 2014-01-01)
      This paper sets out a new mechanism, involving the emergence of middle-class black neighborhoods, that can lead segregation in American cities to increase as racial inequality narrows. The formation of such neighborhoods ...
    • Tiebout Sorting, Social Multipliers and the Demand for School Quality 

      Bayer, Patrick; Ferreira, F; McMillan, Robert (NBER Working Paper, 2009)