Author

Qi Wang

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University

q.wang@northeastern.edu

Articles

Nature Human Behavior

Banks, alternative institutions and the spatial– temporal ecology of racial inequality in US cities

Introduction Racial inequality research finds that the ecology of a city, or the spatial distribution of people and resources across neighborhoods, contributes to unequal life outcomes across communities. Living in a high-poverty and minority neighborhood influences one’s access to resources such as high-quality grocery stores, highly resourced schools, or conventional banks. As access to conventional…

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