Leibbrand and Tolnay's work on the impact of the Great Migration on second generation outcomes published in Demography, highlighted on CityLab

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Christine Leibbrand and Stew Tolnay have publisehd a paper in Demography that examines long-term economic and social effects of the Great Migration on the migrants’ children. Their results reveal modest but statistically significant advantages in education, income, and poverty status for the African American children of the Great Migration relative to the children of southerners who remained in the South. In contrast, second-generation white migrants experienced few benefits from migrating relative to southern or northern stayers.

Read a great CityLab Article about this research