Explaining Rural-Urban Earnings Differentials In The U.S
AbstractThe persistence and widening of the rural-urban earning gap represents a continuing empirical puzzle. Using county-level data, we estimate a fixed-effects empirical model of earnings response that differentiates the impacts of schooling, unemployment shocks and macroeconomic forces on per capita earnings of rural and urban communities across the U.S.
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