Academic journal article Cityscape

Acknowledgment of Extraordinary Obligations

Academic journal article Cityscape

Acknowledgment of Extraordinary Obligations

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The guest editor and authors of the second, fourth, and fifth articles in this symposium (Gebier et al., Sanbonmatsu et al., and Gennetian et al.) have extraordinary obligations to acknowledge the following organizations and individuals for their contributions to the Moving to Opportunity (MTO) for Fair Housing demonstration.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provided the MTO data. Support for the long-term (10- to 15-year) MTO followup study came from the HUD Contract C-CHI-00808 to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and funding from the National Science Foundation (SES-0527615), the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) (R01-HD040404; R01-HD040444), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (R49-CE000906), the National Institute of Mental Health (R01-MH077026), the National Institute on Aging (P20-AG012180; R56-AG031259; P01-AG005842-22S1), the National Opinion Research Center's Population Research Center (R24-HD05 11 52-04 from NICHD), the University of Chicago Center for Health Administration Studies, the U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences (R305U070006), the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Smith Richardson Foundation, the Spencer Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation, and a grant from the Annie E. Casey Foundation to the Urban Institute.

The authors thank Todd M. Richardson, Mark D. Shroder, Kevin J. Neary, Erika Poethig, and Raphael Bostic at HUD for their support, advice, and openmindedness about the study design; Larry L. Orr for feedback on the 10- to 15-year MTO evaluation; and Jeffrey R. Kling for his sage advice. J. Lawrence Aber, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Charles Brown, Thomas D. Cook, Kenneth Dodge, Felton Earls, Ronald Ferguson, John Goering, Christopher Jencks, Kathleen Mullan Harris, Edgar 0. Olsen, Robert Sampson, Eldar Shafir, Laurence Steinberg, and Jane Waldfogel comprised the MTO study's Technical Review Panel. …

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