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International migration desires related to subjective well-being

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  • Ruohong Cai

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  • Neli Esipova

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  • Michael Oppenheimer

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  • Shuaizhang Feng

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  • Ruohong Cai & Neli Esipova & Michael Oppenheimer & Shuaizhang Feng, 2014. "International migration desires related to subjective well-being," IZA Journal of Migration and Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 3(1), pages 1-20, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:izamig:v:3:y:2014:i:1:p:1-20:10.1186/2193-9039-3-8
    DOI: 10.1186/2193-9039-3-8
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    Keywords

    Subjective well-being; International migration desires; Income; Logistic regression;
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    JEL classification:

    • F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
    • I31 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General Welfare, Well-Being

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