Rowena Gray

Spring 2018

Rowena Gray is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of California, Merced. She will examine the historical housing market in New York City, documenting the price and quality of housing between 1880 and 1910, and analyzing how housing and neighborhoods changed as immigrants arrived. She will also study the impact of immigration on crime in 30 U.S. cities between 1880 and 1930 by analyzing data from police records and other archival sources.


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