How can we spot future areas of gentrification? 

A boy walks past former East German apartment blocks at Berlin's Wilhemstrasse, July 25, 2012. Plans to demolish former East German apartment blocks in a prime central Berlin location have stoked fears about the loss of the city's socialist heritage and its seemingly relentless gentrification. Picture taken June 25, 2012.   REUTERS/Thomas Peter (GERMANY - Tags: REAL ESTATE BUSINESS SOCIETY) - GM1E881009G01

Gentrification is a common phenomenon in cities around the world. Image: REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Kristian Behrens
Associate Professor of Economics, Université du Québec à Montréal
Brahim Boualam
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Université du Québec à Montréal
Julien Martin
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Université du Québec à Montréal
Florian Mayneris
Associate Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal
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