Caroline Carlson
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Publications 1
#1Caroline Carlson (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
#2James G. Gimpel (UMD: University of Maryland, College Park)H-Index: 27
Abstract Drawing on movement patterns of several million voters within a six state region across four biennial intervals, we evaluate whether migration patterns are consistent with the thesis that migrants are sensitive to the political balance of destination neighborhoods once we control for the important economic and demographic covariates of relocation. Substantial minorities of the movers we track appear drawn to neighborhoods that are more politically compatible with their party of registra...