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Studies Saying Gentrification Doesn’t Cause Displacement Are Stale
01/06/2018
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It’s become common to argue that research undermines claims that gentrification leads to displacement. But at least two of the academic papers that are often quoted to make this point rely on glaringly stale data. Looked at in contemporary context, these studies, rather than dismiss the existence of displacement, actually suggest support for it, especially in New York City.