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Interstate migration of college freshmen

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  • James Mak
  • James E.T. Moncur

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We examine the economic determinants of interstate migration of college-bound freshmen, using state-level data. Our analysis provides a robust explanation of the striking differences among the U.S. states in out-migration of college-bound freshmen. States that provide more educational choices and higher quality education services, charge lower tuition, have broad-based merit scholarship programs and have lower income levels tend to retain a higher percentage of their college-bound freshmen at home. Copyright Springer-Verlag 2003

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Article provided by Springer in its journal The Annals of Regional Science.

Volume (Year): 37 (2003)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 603-612

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Handle: RePEc:spr:anresc:v:37:y:2003:i:4:p:603-612

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  1. Oliver Busch, 2007. "Wie groƟ ist der Brain Drain innerhalb von Deutschland?," ifo Dresden berichtet, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 14(04), pages 48-51, 08.

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