Central cities in urban areas have become places that contain a disproportionate number of both low income and well off households.

In class, we discussed the idea that central cities in urban areas have become places that contain a disproportionate number of both low income and well off households.
A. Interpret and discuss the data for Los Angeles presented in class. In what way do the statistics support the above idea?
B. Discuss some of the reasons central cities appear attractive for the rich and poor but less so for middle income households.
C. Discuss specifically the role public education plays in determining household sorting between the central city and suburbs. What feature of public education makes the perceived value of the good sensitive to location?