Neighborhood Effects: Childhood Environment and Upward Mobility
Raj Chetty, Stanford University
March 28, 2018 · 4:30 pm—6:30 pm EDT · Arthur Lewis Auditorium, Robertson Hall,
University Center for Human Values
The second in the Tanner Lecture by Raj Chetty (Stanford) shows how children’s opportunities to climb the income ladder vary substantially depending upon the neighborhood in which they grow up and will use this geographic variation as a lens to understand environmental determinants of racial disparities.