Interstate migration of college freshmen
AbstractWe 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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Volume (Year): 37 (2003)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
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