Kendra Bischoff: Income Segregation in American Cities, 1970–2010

Kendra Bischoff is an assistant professor in the sociology department at Cornell. Her research has investigated the causes and consequences of racial and economic residential segregation, the effect of school context on student outcomes, and the civic aspect of education.

This talk will describe trends in various dimensions of income segregation in American cities from 1970 to 2010. In addition, it will explore causes of income segregation over this time period, as well as discuss its potential consequences for inequality.