• Lawrence Katz
  • Ronald Kessler


Long-Term Neighborhood Effects on Low-Income Families: Evidence from Moving to Opportunity. Lawrence Katz, Ronald C. Kessler, 2013, Paper. "We examine long-term neighborhood effects on low-income families using data from the Moving to Opportunity (MTO) randomized housing-mobility experiment. This experiment offered to some public-housing families but not to others the chance to move to less-disadvantaged neighborhoods. We show that ten to 15 years after baseline, MTO: (i) improves adult physical and mental health; (ii) has no detectable effect on economic outcomes or youth schooling or physical health; and (iii) has..."  Link verified March 28, 2014