Returns to Migration

Description

observations of 1259

number of observations : 2655

economic topic : Labor economics

econometrics topic : Fixed effects model

Usage

1

Format

A dataframe containing :

household

household index

region

one of 'urban' and 'rural'

migrant

'yes' for those who migrated to the United-States

age

the age un years

lwage

the logarithm of the wage

Source

American Economic Review data archive : http://aeaweb.org/aer/.

References

Abramitsky, R., L.P. Boutsan and K. Eriksson (2012) “Europe's tired, poor, huddled masses: self-selection and economic outcomes in the age of mass migration”, American Economic Review, 102(5), 1832-1856.

See Also

Index.Economics, Index.Econometrics

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