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    • Tolerance toward Immigrants as a Dimension of Cosmopolitanism: Explaining Attitudes toward Immigrants in Houston 

      Paredes, Cristian L. (2015)
      In this study, I argue that attitudes toward immigrants in the U.S. are particularly different in metropolitan areas characterized by ethno-racial diversity brought about by immigration in order to explain tolerance toward ...
    • Transit Adjacent Development and Neighborhood Change in Houston 

      Nostikasari, Dian; Shelton, Kyle (2019)
      This study explores how land use has changed between 2010 and 2016 in transit adjacent development (TAD) areas of Harris County, Texas, defined as census block groups within 1 mile of transit hubs—light rail stations, ...
    • Troubled Fiscal Times: A Comparison of Revenue Sources and Service Levels for Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio 

      Fulton, William; Villegas, Carlos; Shelton, Kyle; Griffin, Ben; Bise, Carson (2020)
      This report examines the revenue structure and service levels for Texas' three largest cities: Houston, San Antonio and Dallas. The intent is to understand the differences in the cities’ revenue structures — and whether ...
    • What Happens in the Shadows: Streetlights and How They Relate to Crime 

      O'Connell, Heather (2017)
      After finding in a previous report, “Streetlights in the City: Understanding the Distribution of Houston Streetlights,” that the city of Houston’s more than 173,000 streetlights were not evenly distributed throughout the ...
    • What is Marriage? Americans Dividing 

      Emerson, Michael O.; Essenburg, Laura J. (2013)
      Debates have swirled around the legal definition of marriage, as U.S. states and indeed national governments consider the issue. This report draws on the longitudinal Portraits of American Life Study (PALS) to examine how ...
    • What should be done with Illegal Immigrants? The Views of Americans 

      Miller, Renita; Emerson, Michael O. (2013)
      Examining the same adult Americans from 2006 to 2012, this report explores how Americans have changed and stayed the same in their religious beliefs and practices. We find that 15% of adult Americans switched religious ...
    • Where Affordable Housing and Transportation Meet in Houston 

      Kinder Institute for Urban Research; LINK Houston (2020)
      "Where Affordable Housing and Transportation Meet in Houston" examines where affordable housing and high-quality, affordable transportation presently co-exist. This report provides policy recommendations to help government ...
    • Who Runs for Mayor in America? 

      Marschall, Melissa; Lappie, John; Williams, Luke (2017)
      Political observers’ assumptions about local election trends are often based on anecdotes, incomplete observation or simply conventional wisdom. However, the Kinder Institute for Urban Research and its Center for Local ...
    • Will Migration Worsen Urban Safety? Empirical Studies in Shanghai 

      Tan, Jing; Ren, Yuan (2015)
      Poverty, crime rates increase and decrease in social security are often considered as “Urban Disease” during the process of urbanization and large amount of migrants’ influx into cities. With empirical studies in Shanghai, ...