Allison Shertzer

Department of Economics
University of Pittsburgh
4901 WW Posvar Hall
230 South Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Tel: 412/648-7071

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NBER Program Affiliations: DAE
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh

NBER Working Papers and Publications

May 2019Racial Segregation in Housing Markets and the Erosion of Black Wealth
with Prottoy A. Akbar, Sijie Li, Randall P. Walsh: w25805
March 2019The Impact of Early Investments in Urban School Systems in the United States
with Ethan J. Schmick: w25663
April 2018The Origins of Urban Segregation in the United States
with Randall P. Walsh NBER Reporter 2018 number 1
September 2016Zoning and the Economic Geography of Cities
with Tate Twinam, Randall P. Walsh: w22658

Published: Allison Shertzer & Tate Twinam & Randall P. Walsh, 2018. "ZONING AND THE ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY OF CITIES," Journal of Urban Economics, . citation courtesy of

Migration Responses to Conflict: Evidence from the Border of the American Civil War
with Shari Eli, Laura Salisbury: w22591
March 2016Racial Sorting and the Emergence of Segregation in American Cities
with Randall P. Walsh: w22077

Published: Allison Shertzer & Randall P. Walsh, 2019. "Racial Sorting and the Emergence of Segregation in American Cities," The Review of Economics and Statistics, vol 101(3), pages 415-427. citation courtesy of

May 2014Race, Ethnicity, and Discriminatory Zoning
with Tate Twinam, Randall P. Walsh: w20108


February 2013Immigrant Group Size and Political Mobilization: Evidence from European Migration to the United States

Published: Allison Shertzer, 2016. "Immigrant group size and political mobilization: Evidence from European migration to the United States," Journal of Public Economics, . citation courtesy of

August 2012Did the Americanization Movement Succeed? An Evaluation of the Effect of English-Only and Compulsory Schools Laws on Immigrants' Education
with Adriana Lleras-Muney: w18302
October 2010Demography and Population Loss from Central Cities, 1950-2000
with Leah Platt Boustan: w16435

Published: “Population Trends as a Counterweight to Central City Decline,” with Allison Shertzer. Demography 50.1 (2013): 125–47.

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