Publications

Hwang, Jackelyn and Lei Ding. 2020. "Unequal Displacement: Gentrification, Racial Stratification, and Residential Destinations in Philadelphia." American Journal of Sociology, 126(2): 354-406.


Hwang, Jackelyn. 2020. Gentrification without Segregation? Race, Immigration, and Renewal in a Diversifying City.” City & Community, 19(3): 538-72. [Lead article]

  • Winner of the Jane Addams Best Article Award, Community and Urban Sociology Section, ASA.

  • Previous version: Joint Center for Housing Studies Working Paper Series


Ding, Lei and Jackelyn Hwang. 2020. “Effects of Gentrification on Homeowners: Evidence from a Natural Experiment.” Regional Science and Urban Economics, 83(103536): 1-14.

  • Previous version: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Working Paper Series, No. 20-16.


Hwang, Jackelyn. 2019. “Racialized Recovery: Post-Foreclosure Pathways in Boston Neighborhoods.City & Community, 18(4): 1287-313.

  • Previous version: Joint Center for Housing Studies Working Paper Series, No. W15-1.

Asad, Asad L. and Jackelyn Hwang. 2019. “Indigenous Places and the Making of Undocumented Status in Mexico-U.S. Migration.” International Migration Review, 53(4):1032-77.

  • Winner of the Louis Wirth Best Article Award, International Migration Section, ASA.

Asad, Asad L. and Jackelyn Hwang. 2019. “Migration in the United States from Indigenous Communities in Mexico.The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 684(1):120-45.


Hwang, Jackelyn and Bina P. Shrimali. 2019. “Increasing Access to Affordable Housing Opportunities in Silicon Valley.” Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Working Paper Series, No. 2019-01.

Hwang, Jackelyn, Elizabeth Roberto, and Jacob S. Rugh. 2019. “Racial Segregation in the Twenty-First Century and the Role of Housing Policy.” In How Public Policy Impacts Racial Inequality, edited by J. Grimm and J. Loke. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press.

Hwang, Jackelyn. 2019. “Residential Mobility by Whites Maintains Segregation Despite Recent Changes.” In The Dream Revisited: Segregation and Opportunity in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Ingrid Gould Ellen and Justin Steil. New York: Columbia University Press.


Hwang, Jackelyn. 2017. “Commentary: Observing Neighborhood Physical Disorder in an Age of Technological Innovation.” American Journal of Epidemiology, 186(3):274-77.


Hwang, Jackelyn and Jeffrey Lin. 2016. “What Have We Learned about the Causes of Recent Gentrification?Cityscape, 18(3): 9-26.

  • Previous version: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Working Paper Series, No. 16-20.


Ding, Lei and Jackelyn Hwang. 2016. “The Consequences of Gentrification: A Focus on Residents’ Financial Health in Philadelphia.Cityscape, 18(3): 27-55.

  • Previous version: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Working Paper Series, No. 16-22.


Ding, Lei, Jackelyn Hwang, and Eileen Divringi. 2016. “Gentrification and Residential Mobility in Philadelphia.” Regional Science and Urban Economics, 61:38-51.

  • Previous Version: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Working Paper Series, No. 15-36.


Hwang, Jackelyn. 2016. “While Some Things Change, Some Things Stay the Same: Reflections on the Study of Gentrification.” City & Community, 15(3): 226-30.

Hwang, Jackelyn. 2016. “Pioneers of Gentrification: Transformation in Global Neighborhoods in Urban America in the Late Twentieth Century.Demography, 53(1):189-213.

Hwang, Jackelyn. 2016. “The Social Construction of a Gentrifying Neighborhood: Reifying and Redefining Identity and Boundaries in Inequality.” Urban Affairs Review, 52(1):98-128.

Hwang, Jackelyn. 2015. “Gentrification in Changing Cities: Immigration, New Diversity, and Racial Inequality in Neighborhood Renewal.” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 660(1):319-340.

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.

Ding, Lei, Jackelyn Hwang, and Eileen Divringi. 2015. “A Practitioner’s Summary: Gentrification and Residential Mobility in Philadelphia.” Philadelphia, PA: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.


Quane, James M., William Julius Wilson, and Jackelyn Hwang. 2015. “Black Men and the Struggle for Work.” Education Next, 15(2): 22-29.


Hwang, Jackelyn and Robert J. Sampson. 2014. “Divergent Pathways of Gentrification: Racial Inequality and the Social Order of Renewal in Chicago Neighborhoods.” American Sociological Review, 79(4): 726-51.

Quane, James M., William Julius Wilson, and Jackelyn Hwang. 2013. “The Urban Jobs Crisis: Paths toward Employment for Low-Income Blacks and Latinos.” Harvard Magazine, May/June.


Babones, Salvatore, Kandi Felmet, and Jackelyn Hwang. 2007. “A Research Note: Investigating the Lag Structure of the Education-Income Inequality Relationship.Michigan Sociological Review, 21: 179-191.