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The Time Pattern of Internal Migration: Human Capital Meets Job Matching

  • Allen, Jeremiah

    (U Lethbridge)

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    A human capital model of migration that includes location-specific capital and job search is integrated with job-matching/flows approach to labor markets. This generates a model that is consistent with the observed pro-cyclicality of new migration. Unlike all previous models, this model not only explains, it predicts the observed counter-cyclicality of return migration.

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    Article provided by Southern Regional Science Association in its journal Review of Regional Studies.

    Volume (Year): 33 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 284-95

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    Handle: RePEc:rre:publsh:v:33:y:2003:i:3:p:284-95
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