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Maximizing Opportunity Urbanism with Robin Hood Planning
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Center for Opportunity Urbanism, 2015.

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Local Food Prices and Their Associations With Children’s Weight and Food Security
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Pediatrics, Vol. 133, No. 3. (Mar., 2014), pp. 422-430.

Food Assistance and Children's Eating Patterns, Food Insecurity, and Overweight: The Influence of Local Food Prices
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Archived COLI-related Academic Papers

Do Farm Workers Earn Less? An Analysis of the Farm Labor Problem
Micha Gisser; Alberto Davila
American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 80, No. 4. (Nov., 1998), pp. 669-682.

Measuring Regional Cost of Living
Jahyeong Koo; Keith R. Phillips; Fiona D. Sigalla
Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, Vol. 18, No. 1. (Jan., 2000), pp. 127-136.