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Income and migration revisited


  • Graves, Philip E.


While there was no abstract for this paper, it provides a theoretical model and empirical results that support an important role for climate in the human location/relocation decision.

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  • Graves, Philip E., 1979. "Income and migration revisited," MPRA Paper 19910, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:19910

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    1. Cebula, Richard & Vedder, Richard, 1972. "A Note on Migration, Economic Opportunity, and the Quality of Life," MPRA Paper 49824, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 06 Jul 1972.
    2. Greenwood, Michael J, 1975. "Research on Internal Migration in the United States: A Survey," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 13(2), pages 397-433, June.
    3. Graves, Philip E., 1976. "A reexamination of migration, economic opportunity, and the quality of life," MPRA Paper 19918, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Cited by:

    1. Consuelo Gámez Amián & José Ignacio García Pérez, 2002. "Flujos Migratorios entre provincias andaluzas y entre éstas y el resto de España," Economic Working Papers at Centro de Estudios Andaluces E2002/01, Centro de Estudios Andaluces.
    2. Graves, Philip E. & Marchand, James R. & Sexton, Robert L., 2002. "Hedonic wage equations for higher education faculty," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 21(5), pages 491-496, October.
    3. Peter Mueser, 1989. "Measuring the impact of locational characteristics on migration: Interpreting cross-sectional analyses," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 26(3), pages 499-513, August.
    4. Glazyrina, Anna & Shaik, Saleem, 2011. "Evaluating the Role of Migration on Technical Efficiency," 2011 Annual Meeting, February 5-8, 2011, Corpus Christi, Texas 98911, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
    5. Cebula, Richard, 1981. "Real Earnings and Human Migration in the United States," MPRA Paper 52024, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    climate; amenities; human migration; regional growth and decline; weather;

    JEL classification:

    • O18 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
    • A1 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics
    • N9 - Economic History - - Regional and Urban History
    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
    • D1 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior
    • J11 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Demographic Trends, Macroeconomic Effects, and Forecasts


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