Explore the history of Latino Fort Worth
TCU History professor and Center for Urban Studies faculty affiliate Max Krochmal and his colleagues have developed a new website, Latino Fort Worth, that allows visitors to explore the history of the city’s Latino community. The website includes video clips from over 40 oral history interviews on topics such as migration; the barrios; schools & churches; work & entrepreneurship; […]Read More
Economists find discriminatory lending practices in mortgage industry
This post is adapted with permission from the original version by Christopher Stolarski at Marquette University. A recently published article in the Journal of Urban Economics coauthored by Andrew Hanson (Marquette University), Zack Hawley (Texas Christian University, and the Center for Urban Studies), Hal Martin (Georgia State University), and Bo Liu (Georgia State University) finds that African-Americans face […]Read More
Does increasing student debt lead to lower homeownership rates among young adults?
Post by Silda Nikaj, TCU Center for Urban Studies & Department of Economics The homeownership rate for 25 to 29 year olds fell from a 30 year high of 41.8% in 2006 to a 30 low of 31.7% in 2015 (US Census). Many factors can explain the declining homeownership rate among young adults including long-term demographic […]Read More