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Interregional migration, self-selection and the returns to education in Brazil


  • Thomas Gries


  • Manfred Kraft
  • Christina Pieck


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  • Thomas Gries & Manfred Kraft & Christina Pieck, 2011. "Interregional migration, self-selection and the returns to education in Brazil," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 46(3), pages 707-732, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:anresc:v:46:y:2011:i:3:p:707-732
    DOI: 10.1007/s00168-009-0344-1

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    1. Lorene Yap, 1976. "Internal Migration and Economic Development in Brazil," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 90(1), pages 119-137.
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    7. Heckman, James, 2013. "Sample selection bias as a specification error," Applied Econometrics, Publishing House "SINERGIA PRESS", vol. 31(3), pages 129-137.
    8. Daniel Chiquiar & Gordon H. Hanson, 2005. "International Migration, Self-Selection, and the Distribution of Wages: Evidence from Mexico and the United States," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 113(2), pages 239-281, April.
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    1. Torben Schmidt & Peter Jensen, 2013. "Foreign labor and regional labor markets: aggregate and disaggregate impact on growth and wages in Danish regions," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 50(3), pages 809-840, June.
    2. Mekonnen Beyene, Berhe, 2011. "Determinants of Internal and International Migration in Ethiopia," Memorandum 24/2011, Oslo University, Department of Economics.
    3. Peter Huber, 2014. "Are Commuters in the EU Better Educated than Non-commuters but Worse than Migrants?," Urban Studies, Urban Studies Journal Limited, vol. 51(3), pages 509-525, February.

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    R23; J61; Returns to education; Regional migration; Self-selection; Brazil;

    JEL classification:

    • R23 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Regional Migration; Regional Labor Markets; Population
    • J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers


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