The National Science Foundation and the NICHD provided research support. We thank Taisuke Otsu for outstanding research assistance. We also thank the editor and referees for very detailed constructive criticism of several earlier versions of the paper. We are grateful to Joe Altonji, Kate Antonovics, Peter Arcidiacono, Gadi Barlevy. Philip Haile, Bruce Hansen, Igal Hendel, Yannis Ioannides, Mike Keane, Derek Neal, John Pencavel, Karl Scholz, Robert Shimer, Chris Taber, Marcelo Veracierto, Ken Wolpin, Jim Ziliak, and seminar and conference participants at the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank, Carnegie–Mellon, Duke, Iowa, IZA, Ohio State, Penn State, Rochester, SITE, the Upjohn Institute, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Yale for helpful comments.
The Effect of Expected Income on Individual Migration Decisions
Article first published online: 14 JAN 2011
© 2011 The Econometric Society
Volume 79, Issue 1, pages 211–251, January 2011
How to Cite
Kennan, J. and Walker, J. R. (2011), The Effect of Expected Income on Individual Migration Decisions. Econometrica, 79: 211–251. doi: 10.3982/ECTA4657
- Issue published online: 14 JAN 2011
- Article first published online: 14 JAN 2011
- Manuscript received May, 2003; final revision received December, 2009.
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