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Is human capital accumulation a self-propelling process? Comparing educational attainment levels of movers and stayers

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  • Brigitte Waldorf, 2009. "Is human capital accumulation a self-propelling process? Comparing educational attainment levels of movers and stayers," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 43(2), pages 323-344, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:anresc:v:43:y:2009:i:2:p:323-344
    DOI: 10.1007/s00168-008-0225-z
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    Keywords

    J24; R23;

    JEL classification:

    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • R23 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Regional Migration; Regional Labor Markets; Population

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