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Publications [#238571] of Seth G. Sanders

Papers Published

  1. Black, DA; Sanders, SG; Taylor, EJ; Taylor, LJ, The Impact of the Great Migration on Mortality of African Americans: Evidence from the Deep South., American Economic Review, vol. 105 no. 2 (February, 2015), pp. 477-503, ISSN 0002-8282 [doi]
    (last updated on 2020/06/17)

    The Great Migration-the massive migration of African Americans out of the rural South to largely urban locations in the North, Midwest, and West-was a landmark event in U.S. Our paper shows that this migration increased mortality of African Americans born in the early twentieth century South. This inference comes from an analysis that uses proximity of birthplace to railroad lines as an instrument for migration.

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