Subprime Lending and Segregation

This project focuses on how residential segregation shaped the geography of subprime lending across the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the US. This project is in collaboration with Michael Hankinson (Harvard University) and Kreg Steven Brown (Harvard University).

Here is a link to the article stemming from this project: Hwang, Jackelyn, Michael Hankinson, and Kreg Steven Brown. 2015. "Racial and Spatial Targeting: Segregation and Subprime Lending within and across Metropolitan Areas." Social Forces, 93(3):1081-1108.

You can find the replication data for our study here: