Journal articles, blogs, presentations and other research outputs created by the research team from the Life at the Frontier and related research projects. Outputs are listed below under the following headings: Social Frontiers, Segregation, Immigration, and Inequality.

Social Frontiers:

  • Dean, N., Dong, G., Piekut, A., & Pryce, G. (2019). Frontiers in residential segregation: Understanding neighbourhood boundaries and their impacts. Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie, 110(3), 271-288, available here.
  • Pryce, G. (2018) Peace walls and other social frontiers can breed crime and conflict in cities, The Conversation, 5th June 2018, available here.


  • Aarvik, K., Osland, L., & Gjestland, G. (2017): “Do area-based intervention programs affect house prices? A quasi-experimental approach”. Journal of Housing Economics, 37, pp. 37-63, available here.
  • Bivand, R; Sha, Z.; Osland, L.,  &Thorsen, I.S  (2017): Comparison of estimation methods for multilevel models of spatially structured data. Spatial Statistics, 21B, pp. 440-459, available here.
  • Piekut, A., Pryce, G., & van Gent, W. (2019). Segregation in the twenty first century: processes, complexities and future directions. Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie, 110(3), 225-234, available here.
  • Bakens, J., & Pryce, G. (2019). Homophily horizons and ethnic mover flows among homeowners in Scotland. Housing Studies, 34(6), 925-945, available here.
  • Easton, S., & Pryce, G. (2019). Not so welcome here? Modelling the impact of ethnic in-movers on the length of stay of home-owners in micro-neighbourhoods. Urban Studies, 56(14), 2847-2862, available here.
  • Dean, N., & Pryce, G. (2017). Is the housing market blind to religion? A perceived substitutability approach to homophily and social integration. Urban Studies, 54(13), 3058-3070, available here.
  • Kavanagh, L., Lee, D., & Pryce, G. (2016). Is poverty decentralizing? Quantifying uncertainty in the decentralization of urban poverty. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 106(6), 1286-1298, available here.
  • Lee, D., Minton, J., & Pryce, G. (2015). Bayesian inference for the dissimilarity index in the presence of spatial autocorrelation. Spatial Statistics, 11, 81-95, available here.
  • Marcińczak, S., Tammaru, T., Strömgren, M., & Lindgren, U. (2015). Changing patterns of residential and workplace segregation in the Stockholm metropolitan area. Urban Geography, 36(7), 969-992, available here.
  • Nordvik, V., Osland, L., Thorsen, I., &  Thorsen I.S. (2019): Capitalization of neighbourhood diversity and segregation. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space. 51(8), pp. 1775-1799, available here.
  • Nordvik, V.  & Osland  L. (2016): Putting a price on your neighbour,  Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, DOI 10.1007/s10901-016-9506-5. Available here.
  • Osland, L., Thorsen, I.S., & Thorsen I. (2016): Acounting for local spatial heterogeneities in housing market studies. Journal of Regional Science, 56(5), pp. 895-920, available here.
  • Piekut A. (2016). Stopping segregation: it’s not just where you live, it’s the places you go that matter The Conversation blog 2016/11/8, available here.
  • Strömgren, M., Tammaru, T., Danzer, A. M., van Ham, M., Marcińczak, S., Stjernström, O., & Lindgren, U. (2014). Factors shaping workplace segregation between natives and immigrants. Demography, 51(2), 645-671, available here.
  • Zhang, A., Jetten, J., Iyer, A., & Cui, L. (2014). “It will not always be this way”: Cognitive alternatives improve self-esteem in contexts of segregation. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4 (2), 159-166. Available here.


  • Fingleton, B., Olner, D., & Pryce, G. (2019). Estimating the local employment impacts of immigration: A dynamic spatial panel model. Urban Studies, available here.
  • Tammaru, T., Strömgren, M., Stjernström, O., & Lindgren, U. (2010). Learning through contact? The effects on earnings of immigrant exposure to the native population. Environment and Planning A, 42(12), 2938-2955, available here.
  • Zhu, J., Pryce, G., & Brown, S. (2019). Immigration and house prices under various labour market structures in England and Wales. Urban Studies, 56(9), 1801-1817, available here.
  • Zhang, A., Jetten, J., Iyer, A., & Cui, L. (2012). Difference makes the heart grow fonder: Perceiving intergroup difference enhances minority groups’ willingness to integrate. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 16, 192-208. Available here.


  • Bell AJ, Holman D & Jones K (2019) Using shrinkage in multilevel models to understand intersectionality: a simulation study and a guide for best practice. Methodology: European Journal of Research Methods for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, 15(2), 88-96, available here.
  • Chaparro, M. P., Ivarsson, A., Koupil, I., Nilsson, K., Häggström, J., de Luna, X., & Lindgren, U. (2015). Regional inequalities in pre-pregnancy overweight and obesity in Sweden, 1992, 2000, and 2010. Scandinavian journal of public health, 43(5), 534-539, available here.
  • Eriksson, M., Lindgren, U., Ivarsson, A., & Ng, N. (2019). The effect of neighbourhood social capital on child injuries: A gender-stratified analysis. Health & place, 60, 102205, available here.
  • Gibb, K., Osland, L., & Pryce, G. (2014). Describing inequalities in access to employment and the associated geography of wellbeing. Urban Studies, 51(3), 596-613, available here.
  • Iyer, A., Zhang, A., Jetten, J., Hao, Z., & Cui, L. (2017). The promise of a better group future: Cognitive alternatives increase students’ self-efficacy and academic performance. British Journal of Social Psychology, 56, 750-765. Available here.
  • Jetten, J., Iyer, A., Tsivrikos, D., & Young, B. M. (2008). When is individual mobility costly? The role of economic and social identity factors. European Journal of Social Psychology, 38, 866-879. Available here.
  • Zhang, M. L., & Pryce, G. (2019). The dynamics of poverty, employment and access to amenities in polycentric cities: Measuring the decentralisation of poverty and its impacts in England and Wales. Urban Studies, available here.



Research Outputs

As our Life at the Frontier project progresses, we will use this page to share other research outputs (research briefings, data, visualizations, videos etc.) under the following headings:

Social Frontiers






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