The Impact of Residential Mobility on Measurements of Neighbourhood Effects. Lina Bergström Institute for Housing and Urban Studies Uppsala University firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Impact of Residential Mobility on Measurements of Neighbourhood Effects
Institute for Housing and Urban Studies
Source: Andersson, R (2008) Neighbourhood Effects and the Welfare State. Towards a European research agenda? Schmollers Jahrbuch 128 pp. 1-14 (Data from GeoSweden)
Change in Ethnic Composition 1991-2006, Tensta, Stockholm
- is exposure sufficient?
- affects on impact
Problem: changing contexts
Problem: impact of specific neighbourhoods
Problem: small, unrepresentative and biased samples
Problem: finding enough and “right” control variables
Eliminating selection bias to find effect of neighbourhood
Problem: Rare, must fulfil criteria of exposure and selection bias control
Problem: Eliminate bias but says nothing about selection processes
Problem: Explanatory value need to be good for eliminating selection bias
Problem: finding good instruments